SOME CALLED IT THE POOR FARM- I CALLED IT THE COUNTY FARM ..

“I don’t remember what it was I  said one day. I must confess, from a very young age I was prone to say things without thinking. Whatever it was, it offended (her).  I was banished from the farm for a year when I was twelve.”

THE SHEPHERD CALLED THEM HOME

   The OLD SHEPHERD’S Barn    The quaint old man in knee high boots prepared to call them in.   “Get behind the barn,” he said. “If they see you they won’t come.” “How many sheep?” I asked.  “‘Bout 300, lambs ‘n all.”    Now, gesturing toward distant field, no movement was revealed. Obligingly, I […]

THIS OLD FARM FEELS LIKE A LONG LOST FRIEND..

It’s always good to be back home again. Married four years in 1959, living on the lakeshore with a toddler of three and an infant of six months, we began to look for another,  safer, and perhaps more friendly place to live. Safer was my thinking.Never having learned to swim, we were living on the […]

SEPTEMBER 11TH… TIME PASSES QUICKLY..

2019 ANOTHER SAD ANNIVERSARY OF REMEMBERING…. Programs on television.. re-runs of  videos…towers in smoke and flames..people standing in disbelief, not knowing what to think about what they were seeing or what to do at the moment… Stand?  Run?  Where should I go? Is it real? What is happening? Devastation. It seems like only yesterday. Has […]

SHOW ME AN EAGLE..

ODD YOU SHOULD MENTION IT. I JUST SAW ONE… Sun is shining; Sky is blue, Everyone’s busy, free moments few. Economy’s rising,  dollar holds true.   I Saw An EAGLE Today   Church pews half empty, more folks at the store. Few cars on the highway, Been here before.   I Saw An EAGLE Today […]