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Petch House, That Is Strange? Alive Again

Petch House, That Is Strange? Alive Again

Jul 30, 2011
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Three months elapsed since April 21st, 2011 - my first visit inside the Petch house. Destiny of the 160 year old log house was then unknown, but was promising. Read More »
Who Was Mrs. Capstick, Pet Cemetery, Part V

Who Was Mrs. Capstick, Pet Cemetery, Part V

Jul 13, 2011
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I know that I have not written much about Victor Blochin since his wife Anne Elizabeth Blochin, maiden name Wilson, Read More »
People Behind The Pet Cemetery, Mrs. Anne Elizabeth Blochin, Part IV

People Behind The Pet Cemetery, Mrs. Anne Elizabeth Blochin, Part IV

Jul 13, 2011
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Some sources are telling me that there is a possibility that the overgrown pet cemetery was owned by Kennel Inn in Aurora, and now is changing hands, possibly to be developed in the future. Read More »
Happy Woodlawn Pet Cemetery, Dog Ghost Stories, Part II

Happy Woodlawn Pet Cemetery, Dog Ghost Stories, Part II

Jul 11, 2011
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It was the Forgotten Mysteries 1947 book by R. Dewitt Miller that I stumbled upon and the local article to connect the two to find out that Mr. and Mrs. Blochin were the owners of the Bencruachan Kennnels and a couple who started the first pet cemetery in Canada here in Aurora. Read More »
Pet Cemetery, Not Just Aurora’s But Canada’s First, Part I

Pet Cemetery, Not Just Aurora’s But Canada’s First, Part I

Jul 11, 2011
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Happy Woodlawn is the name of the Canada's first pet cemetery located here in Town of Aurora, Ontario. Where exactly? Some of us do know and some of us do not. Read More »
The Petch House, A New Journey

The Petch House, A New Journey

Jul 9, 2011
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The Petch house is getting a lot of attention in THE AURORA and The Banner lately. Lengthy articles are written. Columns are filled with letters to the editor. The Petch house itself is being prepared for the move. Read More »
Sidewalk Children’s Art by James & Lucas, The Young Artists

Sidewalk Children’s Art by James & Lucas, The Young Artists

Jul 5, 2011
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Dashing through the crowds on Birkshire Drive just meters away from Optimist Park playground I walked over something that caught my eye. I stopped for a split second. Nah, let me take care of Canada Day fireworks first. I made a mental note to come back. Read More »
Canada Day, Fireworks Or Space Explosions

Canada Day, Fireworks Or Space Explosions

Jul 2, 2011
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Another great Canada Day fireworks presentation at the Lambert Wilson Park in Aurora. I was able to sneak out to take some photographs. The truth is and the only truth is that every year is my practice year. Read More »
The Aurora Farmers Market, A Good Luck Horseshoe Found

The Aurora Farmers Market, A Good Luck Horseshoe Found

Jun 23, 2011
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When I delivered my accessibility recommendations to the Town of Aurora about two weeks ago in front of the Town Hall I noticed pained picnic tables. Happens to me all the time. Read More »
Merlin’s Hollow, Art In The English Garden

Merlin’s Hollow, Art In The English Garden

Jun 17, 2011
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Now let me give you a photo tour of some of the artistic items you may want to notice beside the flowers if you on your way to visit this beautiful English flower garden. In the first post (Merlin's Hollow, Beautiful Accents Of The Garden) I presented photo gallery of some of the flowers that are blooming now in June. Read More »
The Richness, The Beauty, The Petch House

The Richness, The Beauty, The Petch House

Jun 3, 2011
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I find beauty everywhere and I found beauty in the Petch House that once housed many families here in Aurora grounds. An old decaying log house now embraced by nature is standing alone and waiting for the day that will be alive again. Read More »