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Iris Matthews' Memoirs

Iris died on March 8, 2011 and I'm publishing these memoirs posthumously. Iris belonged to a memoirs group in Davis, California, and many of these memoirs were written for that group. Some of the memoirs seem to have been written separately and there is a bit of repetition, but not much. They are not in any particular order, chronologically.

A lemon before its time
A Scottish Sabbatical in Winter
A Summer Christmas
Accents
Boarding School
Collingwood Street Flat
Culture Shock
Dad -- Stuart Sheppard
Day before our wedding
Dressmaking and Tailoring
Europe on ten pounds a week
Everest
Finding my roots
Four Wheel Driving in Mendocino National Forest
Friends
Grandma Myers
Grandpa Lawton
Holidays
Horses
I will miss
I'll Never Forget the Day When
Ireland Gypsy Caravan
Juniper Hill
Lassen-Applegate Trail
Leaving Davis
Mice
Miscellaneous
Mountains We Have Climbed-1
Mountains We Have Climbed-2
Mum, Ethel Mary Lawton
My brother, Colin
My Mentor
Naturalization
New York - We Were Too Close
North to Cape Reinga
Nursing
Oh. What Have I Let Myself in For
Our swimming pool
Over the water
Panama Canal - Jan 2002
Parking tickets
Pets
Rats and mice
Remodelling
Retirement
Romance
Sabbatical in Vancouver
Silk Road Tour (this just a fragment)
Snow
Spy trial
Timing
To England by Ship in 1965
To school on a horse
Whangarei Girls High School
What did you say
Wild Life Encounters
Wild life in NZ
William our Tent Trailer
Wine or petrol
Worms or germs
Yosemite camping

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