A century-old seed packet offers some interesting insight into an earlier era of farming in the Midwest.
A short story about what happens when you turn two boys loose in a peach orchard. Even when they are supervised.
A story of hidey holes and the hows, and whys, of finding them on old farmsteads like my cousin did at her in-laws place.
As fall begins to settle in, Donna Rae fondly recalls those first back-to-school days as a child - as well as those experienced by her father.
Man runs out of outhouse yelling at noisy pigs only to discover he’s not alone.
A girl hears a jet for the first time while in the outhouse.
Man gets a surprise as he sits down in the outhouse.
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