The Cooper Street Relic

Just another blog from The Republic Of Hespeler


Twice a year I clean my dresser and my closet and dump the clothes that are worn or have lost their shape and in some cases just don’t appeal to me anymore. And since winter is coming up it was time to go through my summer shirts and my t-shirts and toss what I didn’t …

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“They paved paradise and put up a parking lot”..Joni Mitchel’s paradise may have been paved over but mine had 2 houses put on it. This is a story about that. And as Joni wrote in her song “Woodstock” “We got to get back to the garden”. Now this garden sat beside the old family home …

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Harry Forster Chapin was an amazing singer/songwriter whose body of work is second to none. From Cats in the cradle,Circle,Sniper to WOLD he wrote material that stands the test of time but in 1972 he released the Song TAXI and it became a standard. From the opening lyrics you knew this was not going to …

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