Refeeding the Netherlands

| May 5, 2020

The serious lack of food… In a few days time, 8 May 2020, the 75th anniversary of VE Day will be recognized. Prior to the declaration of peace, a ceasefire was established at 0800 HRS 5 May 1945. The people of the Netherlands were so very grateful to their Canadian liberators. The occupation of the […]

Food of the Day

| April 4, 2020

Doing Their Bit Not every night do I find what I seek. Searching through the records of the Canadian Directorate of History and Ancestry, to find the actions of earlier times to help for today, is a lengthy process. One though that I am only too happy to plow through. (I have always meant to […]

The Home Front Has Returned

| April 2, 2020

The Math is Staggering The Home Front has returned. Mobilized now to fight an invisible enemy the need is great. Like those who gathered materials for two world wars they work…long days… with heart, dedication, love, concern. During the Great War those on the home front accepted linens, cottons, flannels and blankets to be re-purposed, […]