My Summer Job at the Almonte Flour Mill — Tom Edwards

My Summer Job at the Almonte Flour Mill — Tom Edwards



I will never forget my summer job at the Almonte Flour Mill. I believe it was the summer of 78. I had the coolest summer job, was playing football in school, had the whole world by the ass, and now a summer job at the flour Mill. I had it made, and on top of that, I was going to make $5.67 an hour. Life was great. Showed up for work on the Monday morning, LOL wearing a tank top. Met most of the lads and they all seemed pretty decent. They were all laughing and joking with me. Not sure if it was because it was me, or what I was in for.

I knew John Hickey, but not well. He always seemed like a decent guy, whenever I saw him. Didn’t know much about him. He said to me” You ready for this?”. I said sure am, actually…

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Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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