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The days are getting shorter and chillier, the nights longer and cozier and the leaves are just starting to change from their summer green into yellow, golds, and red. 755 more words

Martha Elizabeth

On June 4, 1922, Martha Elizabeth was born during prohibition on her parent’s farm in Peru, New York. She was the youngest of three. She always said she was the black sheep of the family, as both her brother and sister had blond hair and blue eyes, and here she was with brown hair and brown eyes. 1,089 more words


Apple Wine

A few weeks ago, I put out the call looking for locals who had apple trees with apples that they weren’t going to use.
Said we’d happily come out and pick the trees, take away the apples and return with a few bottles of apple wine. 583 more words


It all started December 25, 2017 when Grandpoppa said “Let’s go to Alaska.” If we hadn’t gone to Alaska, Ian would have never know what he was missing. 861 more words


In my wildest dreams...

Hi Everyone,

I hope you are well and life is calm.  For the next nine days I will be juggling the usual life stuff, last minute paperwork for our closing (it doesn’t end I guess until the ink is on the paper), packing again, arranging utility changes and all the last minute things I haven’t thought of yet, but am suffering anxiety over.  898 more words


Hand Spun Yarn

Anyone can walk into a big-box store, or even smaller craft stores and pick up a package of machine spun yarn. It’s definitely a quick and easy way to get back to your own crafts, and usually at a pretty reasonable price too. 662 more words

Farm Life

Cora: The Dark Hours (13)

I have had a long time to think about Cora Stallman.

Over years, whether during the periods of all-consuming research, or the lapses when I put her away, I’ve been turning this case over in my head. 1,508 more words