The Cooper Street Relic

Just another blog from The Republic Of Hespeler


For those of us over 50 we remember when Cambridge was smaller and of course 4 separate community’s but time has a way of changing things and like all good things the Times has not always been good to us. And as you look around you realize that We indeed no longer the Mayberry ( for those …

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Another of my Woman in Song writings but this time with a twist. Often songs get written and people assume that they are love songs to a woman but in fact just seem that way, and I will present 4 such songs here today. How Long..Ace 1974 With a romantic beat and lyrics like “How …

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Saturday night my wife and I somehow got a sugar craze and decided to get some chocolate and so off to the local store to get something I went, and after looking over the selection I wound up buying the old reliable Aero bar for myself and a 3 musketeers for my wife, but it got me …

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I never met my Uncle Bruce. My Mothers older brother was killed in action in the summer of 1944 but his name and memory still live on in our family and like many of this city’s veterans a street here in Hespeler carries the family name. And like many of the boy’s that were serving …

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One of my favorite musical artists is David Bowie. I have made lists before of albums that changed my life lists of my songs about summer and many more lists including my last list of the Top songs of all time.  But nowhere on those lists is David Bowie, so how can he be one of my personal favorites …

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