Building Camelot One Essay At A Time
Correction: Fields' soda fountain and candy store and Struzer's barber shop were next door to Garfinkle's grocery, not Mendelbaum's.
UPDATE: NEW ADDRESS -ALONG THE ROAD TO CAMELOT - KNIGHTS NOBLES AND KNAVES http://phylliscartersjournal.blogspot.com/2011/07/along-road-to-camelot-knights-nobles.html
1955 St. Urbain St.Our Lady of Mount Royal primary school.Richstone Bakery, across the street. Kids (me too) would steal product from the shipping dock. For a quarter you could get smoked meat and bread ends. Sticky buns were the main course. Selling Pepsi on Mount Royal. There were horses in stables behind the houses on St Urbain St. Being a DP was an insult. Kids who had parents with numbers on their arms.Bikes rented for .25 per hour. Kids were grouped by language not race or religion. Running bets for the bookies.
It certainly is a kick to read your post Michael Buckley. Over time, our memories seem like a dream. But when another person also remembers,it reassures us that our experiences and the people who shared them were very real.
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