Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Long Hair & Lasting Friendships

Meet Helen Matthews.

When this photograph was taken, her hair was measured at six feet, four inches long.

Her photo was amongst my grandparents' things when my Grandmother broke up housekeeping in the early 1970's.

Helen was a member of the Matthews family, many who settled in our area. She was not among them, but was one of the family who stayed behind, and married, and eventually moved to Boston. But the families, who were neighbors back in P.E.I., kept in touch, for many years to come. Back then, friendships ran deep, and lasted long, despite distance...