So Far

So Far

by Brown Joyce McDonald
     
 
So Far chronicles Joyce McDonald Brown's life from her birth in Kisbey, Saskatewan during the Great Depression through her school days in Abbotsford, BC, during WWII.

From jelly pads to computers, the book describes Joyce's teaching career which spanned the past six decades. She shares experiences she had in schools in Langley, Shearwater, Ocean Falls, Bella

Overview

So Far chronicles Joyce McDonald Brown's life from her birth in Kisbey, Saskatewan during the Great Depression through her school days in Abbotsford, BC, during WWII.

From jelly pads to computers, the book describes Joyce's teaching career which spanned the past six decades. She shares experiences she had in schools in Langley, Shearwater, Ocean Falls, Bella Coola, Sooke School District, and in the oil sands city of Fort McMurray, Alberta.

So Far "tells all" about raising chickens in the Fraser Valley, living on an isolated island near Bella Bella, and on a houseboat in Namu.

Joyce shares intimate details of the life she shared with her husband Ted, and their seven children. Their family life together was always busy, but never dull.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412051668
Publisher:
Trafford Publishing
Publication date:
03/03/2006
Pages:
274
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.75(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Joyce Brown was born in Kisbey, Saskatchewan in 1930, the eldest child of Harry McDonald and Bessie Pridmore. Shortly after her birth, the family moved to Abbotsford, BC where Joyce attended school. After graduating from Philip Sheffield High School, Joyce went to Vancouver Normal School, graduating in 1949.

Joyce married Ted Brown in 1951. They are the parents of 7 children, grandparents of 24, and great grandparents of 6.

Joyce's teaching career spanned six decades. She taught school in Langley Central Elementary School, Shearwater Elementary School, Ocean Falls Elementary and High Schools, and Hagensborg Elementary School in the Ocean Falls School District. Joyce also taught in Dunsmuir Secondary School in Sooke and Westwood High School in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

Following Joyce's retirement as a teacher, she and her husband served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Mississauga, Ontario.

After a few years in Saskatoon, Joyce now lives in Parksville, on Vancouver Island.

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