The Cooper Street Relic

Just another blog from The Republic Of Hespeler


The summer of 1972 was a special time for me and in the coming weeks I will be writing a number of posts about that time and place. So Stay Tuned starting tomorrow for my series called  The Last Free Summer.  Until then enjoy this montage I found on You Tube


On Saturday I had a little family get together to celebrate my Mother’s 88th Birthday. We had a good day and here is the photo evidence to show you.


From Music to Movies the car has been involved in telling many a tale and our lifestyles have revolved around the four-wheeled beasts.  Who doesn’t remember listening to Night Moves by Bob Seger and hearing the line”Out past the cornfields where the woods got heavy,Out in the back seat of my ’60 Chevy”, or hearing …

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“You need a new Alternator and a new Battery” those were the words that Dave at Ott’s Garage said to me Friday Morning when he called me to inform me of what was wrong with my car. You see Thursday night my vehicle died and what made it worse was that Friday my Wife and …

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It was the third of June, another sleepy, dusty Delta day. With those words, Bobbie Gentry began a debate in 1967 that still has not been answered to this day! What was thrown off of The Tallahatchie Bridge and why did Billie Joe MacAllister jump?  Now we all know it is fiction, and made a …

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Mothers are a strange breed indeed. They love us, they nurture us and they never let us forget it. And they teach us some of the strangest things. Here are some of the Things that my Mother taught me. She taught me about death and cleanliness. “If you and your sister are going to kill …

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One thing that no man can agree on is what makes a woman hot. some like legs, some like figure and some like personalities. No guy can agree on anything, what i am putting forth here,is my list of the ten swinginest woman of my youth. They all have a little something different and some …

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