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Memories of Green Timbers

Obituary: Susan Lois Lehmann

With great sadness we must say farewell to Susan Lois Lehmann of Surrey BC.  Born in New Westminster on April 14, 1951, Susan passed of natural causes suddenly and quietly, on December 1, 2017.  Susan was a passionate individual who distinguished herself in various aspects of theatre, including Dance (Royal Winnipeg Ballet; Charlottetown Festival), and [...]

By |2018-05-06T02:33:42+00:00May 6th, 2018|Memories of Green Timbers|Comments Off on Obituary: Susan Lois Lehmann

John Tompson – a brief biography

John Tompson turning a post on his home-made lathe. John was a tree planter at the nursery and involved with the preservation of the forest in the 1980s   The bowl was turned from wood of a downed tree in the inaugural plantation   John Tompson (1914 – 2003) was always [...]

By |2017-07-09T20:01:56+00:00July 9th, 2017|Memories of Green Timbers|Comments Off on John Tompson – a brief biography

Poem: It’s Winter in Green Timbers

It’s winter in Green Timbers, It’s quiet here today. The birds have stopped their chirping And the squirrels have ceased their play. The leaves have fallen from the trees, The wind blows them aside. But still I’m here a walkin’ Not a thing disturbs my stride. The trail goes on and on ahead, A very [...]

By |2017-05-22T03:06:09+00:00May 22nd, 2017|Memories of Green Timbers|Comments Off on Poem: It’s Winter in Green Timbers

Green Timbers Memories, on Archibald Road, between Newton Road and Fraser Highway

by Ellen Edwards It’s September 1956, and we shall observe a teenager, coming home from school. She is beginning classes in Grade 11 at Princess Margaret High School, and never misses a day. The school bus took her to the corner of Newton and Archibald, a mile south, uphill from her home. Then she picked [...]

By |2017-05-22T03:01:24+00:00May 22nd, 2017|Memories of Green Timbers|Comments Off on Green Timbers Memories, on Archibald Road, between Newton Road and Fraser Highway