Empty Sidewalks on Tobacco Road

Home where Danny was born and raised

This is a continuation of a previously published story that I wrote in 2012.  Please read The Summer of ’66 before reading this story; otherwise, it won’t make much sense.  Thanks! ~ Hugs, Danny The road to Tobacco Road had sidewalks, but there were none on Vittoria Road – or at least, none on the… Continue reading Empty Sidewalks on Tobacco Road

My First Pet

Old haunts...

Originally published February 24, 2012 I can’t remember a time when I didn’t love animals – particularly dogs. But the first pet that I owned wasn’t until my last year of high school in 1968/9. My family had moved from Oshawa to Georgetown that summer, but I decided to stay – because I was in… Continue reading My First Pet

The Summer of ’66

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Originally published March 18, 2012   I never got homesick that first summer away from home in 1966; I was too busy growing up and learning how difficult life could be. It all began shortly after my friend Terry Hill (one of the ‘Hortop Boys‘ I hung around with) mentioned that he was going away… Continue reading The Summer of ’66

Geneva Park

Geneva Park in Oshawa

Originally published March 12, 2012 I was going through some of my old records today. I found a box that contained a bunch of 45 RPMs that I hadn’t seen or listened to for years. I have an extensive collection of records but seldom play them because it’s easier to listen to CDs or tapes. … Continue reading Geneva Park