Last night’s news featured a story about this address – one many a Salvationist would recognize as the site of our unwed mother’s home from many years ago. Described in the media as a mansion – well old mansion – it is indeed a huge property and one that saw dozens of young women reside in during years past. It was also the place where Wendy’s Mom worked for a number of years. She was the house mother.
If you want to learn more about the current story you can go to http://toronto.ctvnews.ca/mansion-in-riverdale-sets-the-scene-for-horror-film-it-1.3029802 .
In 2005 I started a blog – Hybrid Thoughts – on Blogger. It’s been 11 years of posting thoughts, photos, videos, and links. At times I’ve been serious and reflective, other times I have been a bit goofy….yes I admit this part of my personality. Hybrid Thoughts began because we had moved to Calgary and I wanted my parents to be able to experience what our kids and we were in our new home. At first, I had been emailing photos but those were the days of dial up and lots of buzz, click, buzz…taking a long time to get one photo across the internet.
The idea of a blog came from Jason who suggested I could post photos and then all our family could see what we were doing. I experimented a bit with this and that until Hybrid Thoughts was born.
The new start is a switch from Blogger to WordPress – a change of platform. My thanks to Phil who worked to help me pull over the past 11 years of posts – unfortunately, they did not all come over. Yet, I will pick this up and move forward. You’ll see some changes – some differences for sure. I am working at understanding how this platform works so if you can be patient, it will get better over time.