Monthly Archives: October 2012

Backyard apple gathering

Each year, the apple tree in our backyard would blossom bright white in the spring, become bushy and full through the summer months, and by autumn be laden with hundreds of small crab apples. When these apples started falling from … Continue reading

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Inside the cold storage room

When my Mom was busy in the kitchen there were times she’d call out to one of us to fetch her something from the cold storage room. This happened often on Sunday mornings if she was preparing after church brunch … Continue reading

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My street hockey stick

We played street hockey in the evenings. Ever single evening from the time the snow stuck down on the road in icy permanence to the time when spring thaw was enough to reveal gravel and asphalt again. My Dad had … Continue reading

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