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  • The Court Street Ridge, Port Arthur
    History

    Vanished from the Ridge

    Court Street has a very interesting and long history. It was one of the first streets developed in Port Arthur, with stately homes and sprawling properties. Van Horn Street was actually considered the end…

  • Kathern McKinnon's Michigan State College Employee Record | Alex Inspired
    Genealogy

    It’s Kathern, not Catherine.

    There are three Catherine Goldens in our family. That’s right, three. Great Grandmamma Catherine Golden I (nee McKinnon) Who favoured the pet name, “Kitty” and enjoyed her Sargon. Aunt Catherine Golden II Granddaughter of Catherine…

  • Sunday Snapshots: Alex Inspired| Life before selfies, time of the photobooth
    Snap Shots

    Sunday Snapshots: Life Before Selfies

    In a simpler less narcissistic time, the word “selfie” was non-existent. However, Photo Booth photography was something “selfie” like according to today’s standards. Photo booth photography today seems like a lost art. I found…

  • Glenna Self Portrait in the mirror, 1940s | Alex Inspired
    Genealogy

    Cheers to our Nana!

    Happy Birthday! I’ve opted for an early “Sunday Snapshots” in honour of our amazing Nana, on what would be her 96th Birthday. Time with Nana was always well spent. Weekends consisted of sewing, cooking and…

  • Genealogy

    Picture Perfect: Terance Treasure

    Do you remember this photo I uploaded awhile back? This beauty with Great Grandmama Golden, Grandpa, Shirley and Tom. I always assumed Terance (Grandpa’s dad) was out of the picture at this point in time…

  • Ready to kick-start your genealogy hunt? Here are 10 questions to ask your grandparents to start you on your journey | site: Alex Inspiried – picture of her grandparents.
    Genealogy

    10 Questions to Ask your Grandparents

    Here are 10 questions to ask your grandparents 10 questions to help plant the seed to grow your voluptuous family tree. Researching my families’ genealogy has been a rough road. Some days I want to toss in…

  • What you can learn from your grandparents
    Genealogy

    The Grand thing about Grandparents

    Researching my family history has been amazing. I have started to uncover pieces of information which continue to both fascinate and thrill. But there’s something researchers and genealogists don’t tell you. There’s a depressing…