Tag Archives: accidents

When NOT to Go Sledding

We were living in Ontario at the time, southwest of Stratford. It was a bitterly cold evening in January when our thirteen-year-old daughter got a phone call just after supper. As she talked we could see by the gleam in … Continue reading

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The Day Allen Vance Died

Mom remembered her dad’s concern. She remembers how he put his arm around her mom and told her, “Be careful, Emily.” A last minute encouragement because he was worried about how she would be able to manage the team she … Continue reading

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Family Bible Records

The Vance Family Bible is one of those cumbersome old tomes meant as a showpiece on a mantle. Its dimensions are 11 x 13 x 4.5″ thick — not something you’d carry along to Church every Sunday. It was presented … Continue reading

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