The Voice that helped with my Homework


In the early 70's radio personality's were all over the place, be it  At CFTR  with Diamond Jim Brady or Tom Rivers. Dave Smith at CKOC , Jungle Jay nelson or Roger Ashby at CHUM the voices were almost as big as the songs but for me there was one voice and show that stood … Continue reading The Voice that helped with my Homework

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Shorty, Nipper and Scoop


The nickname, we have all had one at some time in our lives and every town and city between the Atlantic and the Pacific has some very colourful and interesting ones. Sometimes there are story's behind the nickname, sometimes a last name get's twisted and becomes a nickname. I mean in my family almost all … Continue reading Shorty, Nipper and Scoop

The Dodge, My Dad and Me


What was your first car? Mine was a 1969 Dodge Coronet 500 and I was reminded of it the other day when I spotted one at an old car show. Up to my 18th birthday I had been driving my Dad's 1967 Pontiac Strato Chief and to have my own car was a blessing. I … Continue reading The Dodge, My Dad and Me

Hespeler Communication Network


One of the things about growing up in a small town like Hespeler during the 60's and 70's was the communication network that existed in the town. A lot of it was good, as a small town we had a volunteer fire department and since my dad was a volunteer the only way to get … Continue reading Hespeler Communication Network