The end of the May long weekend

Last evening Wendy and I went for a walk, as has become our practice, after supper. We’ve found ourselves taking different routes depending on our ambition but we’ve also come to favour revisiting certain houses because we are watching the development of gardens or the stages of flower and fruit development. Last night we saw…

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…