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Foresters: Land of Insurance Enchantment

Remember the good old days – when pops would go to renew his life insurance policy at Foresters, and be gone for two weeks or more? We wouldn’t see hide nor hair of him, but he would send back enchanting … Continue reading

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Early Log School In Don Mills

Do excuse the wrongly-sized photo! I am experimenting with posting from my Hand-Held Telephonic Device and cleaarly have a bit of a learning curve to get over. They didn’t teach me this mobile blogging business at ye olde log cabine school!

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Abandoned Don Valley Ski Centre

You used to be able to ski in Don Mills… now, all you can see is the remains of the ski lift (and a few other icky things I’ll leave to to the article to describe).

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Don Mills Dominion Circa 1962 – Now the Metro

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Let’s All Go For a Swim at the Inn On The Park!

Toronto is having a hot and crazy summer, so what better way to beat the heat than to but on your cotton bikini or high waisted woolen swim trunks, and go for a swim at the elegant Inn on the … Continue reading

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Ranch House Love on Houzz

Check out this article on Houzz (my new favourite home inspiration site) on ranch house renos. You know I don’t like any old renos. Especially to mid century homes. But there’s some decent work here. So, a little more summer browsing … Continue reading

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Chum Transmitter Building in Don Mills

CHUM RADIO transmitter building, 1945. The transmitter site was on Lot 5, Concession 3, east of Yonge Street (south-east corner of Don Mills Road and Lawrence Avenue East). That would be where the gas station is now. I would imagine … Continue reading

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