Tag Archives: Windsor

Early Memories of Grandma Pollock – post 1

Posting these writings of Grandma have triggered memories of this woman.  Here are some from the early 60’s. First, her house on 678 Grand Marais Road East in Windsor….as a small child, it was so different from any of the … Continue reading

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Color Blindness by Alice M. Pollock

Peter, in Grade 3 and his Uncle Brian, in Grade 9, were going shopping, both color blind. Peter said, “I think I should by a pair of purple pants like Brian’s.” Brian’s previous purchase wasn’t purple, but was of a … Continue reading

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Smallpox by Alice M. Pollock

This factual story of the smallpox epidemic in the Windsor, Ontario, Canada area in 1924; I write to jog memories of one horrible killer disease which has, apparently, been eradicated, thanks to diligence in applying the prevention available to us … Continue reading

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Anniversary With A Difference by Alice M. Pollock (written in 1986, 1905-1988?)

This, the 25th day of Feb. 1986, is the third anniversary of my move from the Essex Nursing Home, Essex, On, Can to my Essex County Housing Authority home, a senior’s apartment. Via this factual condensed story, I want to … Continue reading

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