Neighourly relationships

Neighourly relationships
Joyce and her husband bought land in a new subdivision at Newton South Australia in 1959 and in 1964 moved into their new home, where they still live today.  Joyce describes her neighbours over the years and the sound neighbourly relationships that they share.
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Wausau, WI - Middle School in the Midwest

Wausau, WI - Middle School in the Midwest
  727 McIndoe Street: Dinon's Wausau home (Present day: Google Maps Street View) It was the Spring of 1942 when the Boyer family  moved 1,200 miles  from  Nahant, MA  to Wausau, WI.  My grandfather, Dinon, was 10 years old at the time, and lived with his family in  a huge white...
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Wausau, WI - The McIndoe House

Wausau, WI - The McIndoe House
  In the Spring of 1942, just a few short months after Pearl Harbor, my 10-year-old grandfather and his family  moved 1,200 miles  from  Nahant, MA  to Wausau, WI. His parents, my great-grandparents Ralph and Babe, had taken on a lot more responsibility in the 12 years since their 1930 marriage....
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From Nahant to Wausau

From Nahant to Wausau
  On the first day of 1942, my great-grandfather, Ralph Boyer, was living in Nahant, MA with his two young sons and pregnant wife, Babe.  Three weeks before, Pearl Harbor had been bombed and the United States had declared war.  By the spring of 1942, Ralph had accepted a new job...
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Fashions 1947-1952

Fashions 1947-1952
Joyce recalls the fashions of her youth.... Her Mum was a gifted seamstress and in those days people made their own clothes. Joyce talks about her mother making dresses and underwear and this was not unusual in those days.
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Bathtime At Peterborough, South Australia in the 1940's

How things have changed. In this week's story Joyce recalls bathtime as a child in Peterborough. The weekly bath on Saturday and the rituals associated with it.  
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Childhood Pets

This week's topic is "Childhood Pets" and Joyce shares her memories of her pets.....  
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Pre School Days

Joyce talks about the years before going to school, the pre school years when there were no kindegartens or play groups....
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My Sister Janet

My Sister Janet
Joyce talks about her childhood and her younger sister Janet and her arrival in Joyce's life.  
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Christmas Memories

Joyce shares her Christmas memories. Many presents were hand made and paper came from the butcher....  
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