Archive for February, 2010

MOTHER KNOWS BEST – Boy Was My Face Red

What happens when you don’t listen to mom.

February 26, 2010 · Carolyn · 2 Comments
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REA – Electricity Comes to the Country

Wow! To a child raised around kerosene lamps, that light was miraculous….

February 25, 2010 · Carolyn · 3 Comments
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First Ripe Melon of the Season

Did you and the crows ever keep watch over a watermelon patch trying to hurry those beauties into ripening? My brother and I did every summer, accompanied by crows in trees along the edge of the field. We kept tabs on all the larger melon’s state of ripeness by watching the color of its curl. […]

February 24, 2010 · Carolyn · 4 Comments
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