CONTENTS


Dedication          7
Happiness is a Journey          12
Prolegomenon  14
(pics)   15
Acknowledgments                                         12                                     
Introduction        16

Car Pics                                                          23
My Love Affairs . . . With Cars19
Photo (Poem by Kev Millikin) 29
(pics)    25
The Early Years         30
Escher (pic)                                                     32
School Daze       40

Pictures (by Kev Millikin)                               41
My First University    45
Working In The Mental Hospital     50
(pics - photo story by Kev Millikin)                52
My Life In North Battleford       54
Death By Division (Poem)      59
Graduation And Off To Swan River       60

Faculty Of Education At UBC   68
Flin Flon (pics)                                                 69 Mining In Flin Flon      72
Northern lights (pic)                                         73
Life As A Meteorologist    76
Cranberry Portage    82
Keyboard & Static Electricity                         86
Thirty-Five Years Teaching In Portage   91

Castle (pics)                                                     93
There Is Life Outside School   99
Strike (pic)                                                       94
Other University Experiences110
TR3 Through The Decades (pics)               115
Some Counseling Events      118
Baby (pics)                                                     121
Joe . . . My 17 Year Counseling Session    122
TR3 Renovations (pics)                                126  Guardian Angels And Unusual Things 127

Postscript                        134
Coat of Arms                                                  135
About The Author            136
The Golden Rule      139





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