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  • Death in the Cemetery | Alex Inspired
    History

    Death in the Cemetery

    It’s unusual for me to write about young tragedies, but this particularly dark story got me thinking about the many unpleasantries in our city which become concealed and forgotten over the years. In my…

  • Looking for a one of a kind gift? something sentimental and thoughtful? look no further | Alex Inspired
    Creative Genealogy

    Nostalgic Gifts

    Hi Friends! Sorry for my month long hiatus. Sometimes life just gets in the way, am I right!?  I have been pretty busy – wedding season is upon me, and I have been busy…

  • Dirty Elva's Molasses Cookies | Alex Inspired
    Genealogy

    “Dirty” Elva’s Molasses Cookies

    My Nana and her sisters were excellent chefs and bakers. They hailed from the East Coast and could wow anyone with their hearty meals and delicious desserts. In my infinite wisdom of preserving these family recipes,…

  • The historic High Street Stone Wall - Slated for Demolition | Alex Inspired
    History

    It’s not just a Wall, it’s our History

    In recent news, Thunder Bay City Council decided to remove the historic High Street stone retaining wall and replace it with an artificial “rock face” at a mere $2.4 million price tag. Many citizens are…

  • It's Pierogi, not Perogies | Alex Inspired
    History

    It’s Pierogi, not Perogies

    Warning, this is a public service announcement from Alex Inspired. I may lose or gain some readers depending on your prospective on what I have just written.  Look here Thunder Bay, I have a…