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Ab Brown - A Man of All Seasons including Christmas!

Ab Brown's Team Canada Blazer
The basement workshop was an incredible sea of clutter - tools hanging on the wall, more on the workbench, strands of leather draped over nearby hooks, tubs of resin on the floor below a glue pot and an armful of skeletal lacrosse sticks stacked in the corner awaiting the master's touch.Multi-thousands of sick, broken and bent lacrosse sticks found...
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John Vinson (Jocko)

JOHN 'JOCKO' VINSON(December 5, 1882 – April 15, 1916) Via Old School Lacrosse An Australian by birth hailing from Sydney, New South Wales, when exactly John 'Jocko' Vinson arrived in Vancouver and became associated with the Vancouver Athletic Club and their championship lacrosse team is unknown, as facts about his life prior to the outbreak of the...
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Ernie Murray

 ERNIE MURRAY Via Old School Lacrosse (birth and death dates unknown)Mount Pleasant Maple Leafs (ca.1907-1908)Vancouver Lacrosse Club (1909-1910; 1912-1913)New Westminster Salmonbellies (1911; 1918)Vancouver Athletics (1914)Vancouver Terminals (1919-1920)Vancouver Lacrosse Club (1921) Inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1965 as...
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Saving Gaylord Picture from Garbage Heap

This is a story of amazing coincidences. First off, I had not dated in the twenty years since my divorce. I had recently told God that if He wanted someone in my life, He would have to dump him in my lap. And dump him, He did.It began with an email gone awry to an email address I rarely use. I usually don't open emails from people I don't know, and...
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1937 - New Westminster

It was New Years Eve, Mardi Gras and Armistice Day all rolled into one.Jubilant crowds snaked down the main thoroughfare of the city, a huge bonfire set in front of the main transportation station sparked high into the sky, bystanders cheered as participants. A riot? No way!It was a party - the spontaneous outburst of New Westminster pride after th...
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