• The Port Arthur Cenotaph | Alex Inspired
    History

    The Port Arthur Cenotaph

    Did you know… The Port Arthur Cenotaph , located in Waverly Park is all thanks to women? Yes women –  The Women’s Canadian Club of Port Arthur, to be precise. They not only advocated for…

  • Phantoms of Port Arthur, the take of William Gehl | Alex Inspired
    History

    Phantoms of Port Arthur

    On the occasion of All Hallows’ Eve, an evening dedicated to remembering the faithfully departed, I have found my way to the 1800s to visit the Phantoms of Port Arthur.  This starless story isn’t my usual…

  • DIY Vintage Halloween Ad Art | Alex Inspired
    Creative Holidays

    Vintage Halloween Ad Art

    It’s no secret, I have a fondness for vintage ads and pretty artwork – especially from the 50’s and 60’s. I was thinking of someway to incorporate this appreciation into classic Halloween decor, nothing…

  • The Perfect Classic Fall Playlist - Featuring Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald and More > Alex Inspired
    Holidays

    Classic Fall Playlist

    Apparently Fall is here. Yay!? I’m still on the fence because of the nice weather *knock on wood*, however I’ve put together a few classy favourites you can play from September to October. Heck, this…

  • Old American Passport - 1919
    Genealogy History

    Passport Application Particulars

    I stumbled upon a treasure trove of Passport Applications from FamilySearch.org. So many Passport Application Particulars! Sadly, all of these applications are American – apparently the Government of Canada didn’t keep copies of passport applications or…