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Dark winter mornings filled with mud and snow. Muggy summer sunrises sweating before the work was even begun. A hard life of  labor, washing the teats of the cows before milking, mixing milk replacement for the calves, hauling water and … Continue reading

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  We were the back hall gang, taking pride in the fact that we didn’t really fit in with the rest of the school.    We had pens printed with our motto…. Back Hall Rules, Rest of School Drools…… We … Continue reading

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The Table

My Grandparents, Orville and Ruth were married in 1917.  They raised 8 children together, the fourth one being my mother, Marjorie.  I don’t know when the oak pedestal table joined the family but I bet it could tell some awesome … Continue reading

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Some saw a table for two or three, hosting an impromptu lunch on a sunny day. Others saw a much-needed break in the daily routine… fresh air, laughter, conversations with friends and coworkers. Charles saw none of that.   He saw … Continue reading

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Six Word Saturday

Harvest begins and I start cooking.

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