Sinking sand is what gravel roads are like around here. I’m so glad we live on asphalt. We see rain in the forecast and actually plan it will come, unlike before when we figured the chance of rain would disappear before the day arrived. 316 more words
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On Shifting Sand, by Allison Pittman, is a novel set in Oklahoma during the Dust Bowl. It tells of people whose lives have dried up as much as the land around them. 251 more words
Pittman, Allison. On Shifting Sand. Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2015.
Content yet not necessarily satisfied, Nola Merill tackles life during the Dust Bowl, allowing herself an indiscretion in her own home with her husband’s friend. 170 more words
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Long before anyone would christen the Dust Bowl, Nola Merrill senses the destruction. She’s been drying up bit by bit since the day her mother died, leaving her with a father who withholds his affection the way God keeps a grip on the Oklahoma rain.