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Memory: Sibling Revelry
Date:
1955
Location:
Shaftsbury Ave (Rosedale)
City and Locale:
Toronto Canada
Memory Category:
Childhood Memory
Memory of:
timco35
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From (Growing up Through Elementary School)
Original Memory Interview Question

What was your first memory?


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I remember the Ravine where when I was about 2-3 yrs old my Older siblings would play and I had to stay behind a gate, But when I finally got my chance... My parents were upset at the older sibs for not paying attention to me MORE and they were grounded for the next few days. I on the other hand, was taken to a safe park every day for the next week (it was their punishment) and they resented taking me there. Later that year we were to move to a new house and one of my sibs got an idea to run off to the ravine just as the moving truck was arriving and we spent a whole hour searching for Him until a neighbour suggested we look there
and sure enough...there he was playing on an old tire swing having a great time when all of a sudden my Dad snuck up on him and dragged him home by the ear. We all said goodbye to the old house but I was not comfortable with that so my DAD made a special arrangement for me to come back once again to the old neighborhood. . . . Read More..

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UserName: timco35
Name:Tim

Hometown:
Toronto, CAN

Memories:19

Rank:
"Story Teller"

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Answering Interview Question:
What types of family traditions did you experience at a very early age?

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From (Early Life)
Original Memory Interview Question

What types of family traditions did you experience at a very early age?


His Response:

We had a tradition of monthly family gatherings hosted at different relatives houses each month unless it was a month that also held a major holiday like Christmas or Easter and in that case it was usually held by my grandmother at her home. We were a very matriarchal family run by the female members of the family like my Grandmother, or an Aunt, or my Mother.

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UserName: timco35
Name:Tim

Hometown:
Toronto, CAN

Memories:19

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Answering Interview Question:
What growing up "firsts" did your parents tell you about?

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Toronto Canada
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From (Early Life)
Original Memory Interview Question

What growing up "firsts" did your parents tell you about? Was there some kind of story surrounding your first time you walked or first time you said "mom" and "dad"?


His Response:

I was a large baby that is a L-O-N-G one 22 1/2 in. long at birth so when I did start to walk some people thought I was well passed the age that I should have been to start walking. My Mother had to explain to them that I was not really that old at the time and they were amazed at my size. As for speaking it was a day when we were to go to see Gran and my Mother was making ready my stroller for the trip when all of a sudden she heard this little voice say " walk off now" and she turned to see me smiling at her and there was nobody else in the room at the time. It seemed I had gotten the saying from my Dad since he had been in the Army and had also coached sports it was one of his favorite expressions to say "Walk it off now" whenever somebody complained of any injuries or discomfiture.

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UserName: timco35
Name:Tim

Hometown:
Toronto, CAN

Memories:19

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"Story Teller"

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Answering Interview Question:
Where did your parents come up with the name that they gave you?

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Toronto Canada
Memory Category:
Your Parents
Memory of:
timco35
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From (Early Life)
Original Memory Interview Question

Where did your parents come up with the name that they gave you? Who chose that name and why did your parents say they chose it.


His Response:

I was named after an Uncle of mine and also for a "war buddy" of my Dad from the British 8th Army Regiment that he had served with in WWII.

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UserName: timco35
Name:Tim

Hometown:
Toronto, CAN

Memories:19

Rank:
"Story Teller"

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Answering Interview Question:
Did you look like anyone else in your family?

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From (Early Life)
Original Memory Interview Question

Did you look like anyone else in your family? What are some unique genetic traits that run in your family?


His Response:

I have never looked all that much like most of the rest of my family for several reasons one being that I have many Half-Siblings (same Mother different Father) and because I take much of my looks from the Matriarchal side of my family. I look almost identical to what my Grandfather looked like at my age according to my mother and her sisters. I do also have some of my father's looks but they are less noticeable then the obvious resemblance that I have to my Grandfather.

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UserName: timco35
Name:Tim

Hometown:
Toronto, CAN

Memories:19

Rank:
"Story Teller"

Add CommentNo Comments...No Media Uploaded... Posted On: May 31, 2008 - 02:30 PM


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