Humor and Nostalgia

Mel describes her awe as she reminisces the days she spent with her grandmother canning fruits and vegetables.

Peter Olsen's Barn
Renee has wonderful memories of playing in the big barn on her grandmother's farm and why it's important to her today.
A Final Hour on the Farm Where I Was Raised
Mary imagines what she would do with one more hour on the farm she where she was raised, and wonders what you would do with the same chance.
Spousal Support
Husband Is Great at Helping Others
A reader shares the story of her husband helping others, namely herself during a tough time.

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