We at Kamazooie would like to take this time to wish all of our members and viewers a very Merry Christmas and Happy 2015 Holiday Season.
Regardless of your belief or religion, this is generally a time of the year when families congregate at one location or another to be close together. We all have other friends and other important parts of our lives that consume us throughout the year which makes it all the more important that we have a time of the year that we can…Continue
In memory of my brother Rino. Aug.17, 1948 - Nov.16, 2014.
In 2006 The Minico Tennis Club (MTC) paid tribute to Rino with the following:
The Rino Casagrande Trophy
Rino Casagrande holds the distinction of being a continuous and very active MTC member…Continue
I came across this picture while looking through the old albums today for a picture to post for Lark on his 67th birthday.
What a great picture of my Mom and Dad; its from our wedding dinner at the Redwood in Chapleau. In the corner you can also see the handsome young 21 year old Lorne Riley Jr. watching a little too seriously as my Dad seems to be…Continue
My daughter Lisa was able to interview my mother before she passed away. This is her story. My mother was sister to Brian Ritchie's grandmother Maria Sonego.
I must start off this post by saying that it is not with any political intention that I write it; the story and is posted for heritage, historic and family legacy reasons alone. I also want to state that I have two strong heritage backgrounds in my family, Italian from my beautiful mother, who will be 92 in a few weeks, and Cree from my father. I am immensely proud of both of these heritages but this post deals with the Cree side of our family.
Last Friday, November 27, 2015, I was…Continue