Sher Leetooze

Author, Storyteller, Historiographer, Family Researcher

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It's March 11th, and the first Spring Home Show is under my belt.  Not a roaring success, but a pleasant weekend spent at the Tribute Centre in Oshawa meeting old friends and having some good conversations. This photo appears to be a little lop-sided.  Never said I was a good photographer. Ajax Home Show and

Report Day

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I guess this is report day.... Firstly, the 1st Annual Cornish Heritage Day here in Clarington on March 4th, went very well.  As I said in my opening remarks that afternoon, "When you plan something like this you never know if anyone will come."  Well, 32 people came!  Whooppee! We all ate pasties and saffron

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It's almost spring... the Home and Garden shows are only a few weeks away.  You'll find 'yours truly" at the Oshawa Spring and Garden Show, the Ajax Spring and Garden Show and the Clarington Spring and Garden Show. Oshawa - Tribute Centre - March 2,3 and 4.  You'll find me on the mezzanine level.  I

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February 4, 2018 Snowing like crazy!  Staying indoors!  Sound familiar?  I think Canadians across the country are doing the same thing! I'm sitting here thinking about my garden come spring....not such a long way off as you might think.  My garden consists mainly of vegetables.  I have one small corner where I am cultivating a

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January 18, 2018 Just trying to catch up here..... a new project has just come into focus.... Cornish Heritage Day in Clarington.  Yes, if you are descended from Cornish folk, or you have emigrated from Cornwall yourself, then this is going to be a great event to attend! March 5th, in Cornwall, UK, is St.

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 January 18, 2018 So much for monthly posts!!!  But then I guess Christmas and New Years got in the way - that's my excuse and I'm sticking to it!! In my last post I said I'd tell you about the second 150th Anniversary book I wrote,  Clarington's Home Children.  It came about in an odd

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November 10, 2017.  Hello.  My name is Sher Leetooze and I live at Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada.  I write history books for a living. This is Day #1of my blog.  Where do I start? I had thought of starting with the book I published in 2014, WW1 Nursing Sisters of Old Durham County, and telling you

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