The old Sheepskin Slippers Noreen Tyers

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The old Sheepskin Slippers Noreen Tyers
Lanark Sheepskin

The old Sheepskin Slippers by Noreen Tyers

When I moved to the House of Old
On County Road 16 at R. R. # 4
The house was old and a wee bit drafty
Tried heavy socks, slippers I made, oh so crafty

Not to long after a trip to Lanark was made
I came home with some slippers, shade was gray
I put the tender tootsies inside the fleece
Oh my goodness the toes were warm and in peace

I wore my slippers both in and out of the house
They were so cozy they even boarded a mouse
One morning I got up and put my foot in
Oh Dear, there was a furry creature touching skin

I pulled out the foot and gave the slipper a shake
But somewhat happy it wasn’t that pesky snake
I soon learned you put the slippers up off the floor
Hoped the mouse would leave, to the other side of the door

I discovered that once you tried theses Lanark Slippers
Will not want to give them up, just trim away damages with the clippers
Stich the holes with a stich or two and keep them going
But when the sole leaves the slipper, take them Slipper Dr. life is never boring.

If you spend the time and money to get them repaired
Oh Mom, try not wear them outdoors, they will despair
I sure Love, no matter who has worn them before
But try to keep them in the house on a solid, dry floor.

Over the years I’ve had many pair and yes I still wear to
the garden.

From the ✒
of Noreen Tyers Lanark Sheepkin slippers #supportlocal

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About lindaseccaspina

Linda Knight Seccaspina was born in Cowansville, Quebec about the same time as the wheel was invented and the first time she realized she could tell a tale was when she got caught passing her smutty stories around in Grade 7 at CHS by Mrs. Blinn. When Derek "Wheels" Wheeler from Degrassi Jr. High died in 2010, Linda wrote her own obituary. Some people said she should think about a career in writing obituaries. Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa from 1976-1996. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off she finally found her calling. Is it sex drugs and rock n' roll you might ask? No, it is history. Seeing that her very first boyfriend in Grade 5 (who she won a Twist contest with in the 60s) is the head of the Brome Misissiquoi Historical Society and also specializes in local history back in Quebec, she finds that quite funny. She writes every single day and is also a columnist for Hometown News and Screamin's Mamas. She is a volunteer for the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum, an admin for the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page, and a local guest speaker. She has been now labelled an historian by the locals which in her mind is wrong. You see she will never be like the iconic local Lanark County historian Howard Morton Brown, nor like famed local writer Mary Cook. She proudly calls herself The National Enquirer Historical writer of Lanark County, and that she can live with. Linda has been called the most stubborn woman in Lanark County, and has requested her ashes to be distributed in any Casino parking lot as close to any Wheel of Fortune machine as you can get. But since she wrote her obituary, most people assume she's already dead. Linda has published six books, "Menopausal Woman From the Corn," "Cowansville High Misremembered," "Naked Yoga, Twinkies and Celebrities," "Cancer Calls Collect," "The Tilted Kilt-Vintage Whispers of Carleton Place," and "Flashbacks of Little Miss Flash Cadilac." All are available at Amazon in paperback and Kindle. Linda's books are for sale on Amazon or at Wisteria · 62 Bridge Street · Carleton Place, Ottawa, Canada, and at the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum · 267 Edmund Street · Carleton Place, Ottawa, Canada--Appleton Museum-Mississippi Textile Mill and Mill Street Books and Heritage House Museum and The Artists Loft in Smith Falls.

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