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A History of Cottagers

To Our Golfers,

To Our Golfers,

To Our Golfers,  We’re using the help of our Great-Nana Baker today to let you know we are thinking of you and truly hope (for your sanity and ours) that the courses are open soon. When I excitedly remarked that I didn’t know Nana Baker was a golfer, our family matriarch had a good laugh. “NO! She wasn’t a golfer. She didn’t even know how to ride a bike let alone be a golfer.” Anyways, Nana Baker totally looks the part and had me fooled… And if she couldn’t golf or ride a bike, she was apparently way better at...

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F R O G S

F R O G S

Let us develop respect for all living things. Let us try to replace violence and intolerance with understanding and compassion. And love. - Dr. Jane Goodall. 10 things you might not have know about frogs: Frogs don’t drink water to stay hydrated. They absorb it through their skin. When a frog catches its prey, it blinks and its eyes push their food down into their throat. This allows them to swallow their prey whole. A group of frogs is called an army. The Goliath frog is the largest type of frog, and can be the size of a newborn baby...

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By The Water

By The Water

Since our last post was such a hit, here’s a peak at the man who was usually behind the camera. Swimming is a WELL loved pastime for our family, whether that be at the cottage, camping or in our pool. The face that was usually behind the camera, Papa Baker (pictured right), is posing with his love, Nana Baker (pictured left). They’re looking “dapper” in their “swimming costumes.” After returning from WWII, Papa Baker loved swimming and anything that involved being on or being by the water. Through the YMCA he swam constantly, and won many medals. Even up into...

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A History of Cottagers

A History of Cottagers

This photo was taken of my Nana by her dad (our Great Papa Baker) in 1945 on Cedar Harbour, Lake Simcoe.The hat she is wearing is made of parachute silk and was brought home from the war. The hat is one of the items that was contained in the safety packs found in emergency life boats. Note: my nana said the “emergency life boats” were essentially rubber dinghies that were intended for assisting soldiers whose boats capsized.My Papa Baker brought this hat home for her after serving in WWII as an RCAF Flight Sergeant and reconnaissance photographer. He photographed everything...

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