BETTER EVERY DAY LAUNCHES NOVEMBER 6

Just think - a year ago I was getting ready to launch my book Catch The Christmas Spirit, and now we'r getting ready for two months of signing of Better Every Day.  In actual fact, everyone probably … [Read more...]

Hudson’s Bay to Downton Abbey and Beyond

Answers to questions you didn’t know you had JULY 19, 2014 BY DOROTHY WILHELM LEAVE A COMMENT By Dee Haviland Fournier, Instructor, Heritage Quest Research Library and Dorothy Wilhelm, Humorist, … [Read more...]

LOOKING FOR REASONS TO CELEBRATE? MARCH 11 IS PERFECT.

IT’S DREAM DAY, NAPPING DAY, AWESOMENESS DAY, PACK YOUR LUNCH DAY, MARIO DAY AND FILL OUR STAPLERS DAY.  If you can’t get a day of celebration out of these possibilities, you’re missing … [Read more...]

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CALLS SPECIAL REMEMBERING

Of course today March 8 is International Women’s Day and I wouldn’t want to miss this chance to greet all of the wonderful women who’ve made my life worthwhile, or more interesting or sometimes … [Read more...]

MARCH 4 IS PANCAKE DAY – THAT’S SHROVE TUESDAY

March 4 – Today is Pancake Day.  Otherwise known as Shrove Tuesday.  This  holiday is the last day before Lent begins.  It’s called fat Tuesday because during the Middle Ages it was the day when … [Read more...]

FEB 28 IS TOOTH FAIRY DAY – KNOW WHAT SHE DOES WITH THE TEETH?

WE DON'T KNOW WHERE TOOTH FAIRY DAY CAME FROM - it may have been created on the spur of the moment to calm a crying child.  We don't know much about the tooth fairy but I can tell you that it's a pity … [Read more...]

My Grandpa by Val Dumond

MY GRANDPA DUMOND By Val Dumond (granddaughter) © 2007 Note: Val read this charming memory at both sessions of The Family History Writing Workshop of DuPont's Hudson Bay Days.  It brought cheers … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday, Barbie!

  Today is Barbie's birthday and brings back memories  because when Barbie debuted fifty four years ago today, every little girl in America wanted one.  Everyone knew her, and her zebra striped … [Read more...]

SIXTY PLUS – PRETTY IN PINK

THE MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER 2011 is over and successful.  Our little team of six raised $1300 and the walks are going on all over the US so help is on the way for sufferers and their … [Read more...]