The sixth presentation in this series.
In the summer of 1937 the Thompson family is still on the farm, but they are busily packing up for a big move to temporary rental accommodation in Calgary. Belle and Will are both determined that their two daughters, Doris and Marjorie, get good educations. While Marjorie finishes her Grade 8 at the one-room country school, Doris takes as much of Grade 9 as is available by correspondence.
Will commutes back and forth as the farm work permits. He also oversees the building of a new home. Continue reading