circa. 1858 Scarborough Ontario

After doing some research on the John A. Patterson house on 37 Kecala Road in Scarborough and the related history of the area, I decided to see what else I could find out about this area in these days. Turns out that there is a series (58 pages) of municipal council minutes available on line…

St. Giles Anglican Church

We (my parents and family) lived in Scarborough Ontario from July of 1969 to June of 1974. They were good days! The price of gas was around 34 cents per gallon (that’s 4.5L) and the houses in our neighbourhood sold for about $19,500. I remember doing a project on housing for school (Wexford Collegiate) as…

Ice Storm 2013

 On my December 25th post I told something of our story of the most recent ice storm.  Here’s a few photos of the neighbourhood that I took the day after the storm to record something of the damage.  Because all of our power, telephone and cable supply are above ground and the trees are getting…