Behind this Wikiness

Hello. I’m Andrew Bendelow. I’ve been posting since around 2009 on a variety of cultural and educational topics. This WordPress location is not yet finished (as of 2022), but you can find links to my musical and visual art products, my educational and cleaning services, and consultancies here.

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Memoir: Beginnings and first recollections 1961-65

I am born at 10:10 pm on May 7th in a room at West Suburban Hospital, in Oak Park, Illinois. My parents are Ernest Bruce Bendelow, 30, and his wife, Patricia, 29.  They currently reside on Second Avenue in the near-by Cook County suburb Maywood, but Bruce will soon complete purchase of a three-story, four-square […]

Memoir chapter: pre-me

My father’s–Ernest Bruce Bendelow’s–mother and father both came from Scotland to the United States in the 1880s and 90s.  My father’s mother, Mary (Mae) Loudon Gibson (1896-1977), and her family came from East Ayrshire, a region south of Glasgow, Scotland. Their town of Dalmellington lies in the Valley of the River Doon, and the famous […]

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