Category Archives: Memory


Neil Remington Abramson commented as follows: Isn’t it curious how physical objects become imbued with the memories of people who have been dear to us. The watch on the right is the one I received from my mother, Jane Abramson, … Continue reading

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Was it just yesterday

When the time seems to rush. When twenty seems like such a short time ago, forty plus years on. Turns out this is a question that has puzzled people for many years. As discussed by Jay Ingram: A century ago … Continue reading

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Life Story

It’s for your children and grandchildren, but it’s also for yourself, so you can reflect on your own life. Eugene Perabo, “Great Stories Never Told” participant Brier Dodge, “Life story project ready for second chapter“. Metro Ottawa, August 25, 2016 … Continue reading

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The More Vague They Seem; Colours to Suit

Daryl conveyed some reflections of his hometown. This prompted Michael to comment on memory and the person (e-mail correspondence reproduced with permission): I sometimes find “the past” incredibly oppressive, and yet, what else do we have? But what are memories, … Continue reading

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