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A Season or a Lifetime?

It’s hard, it’s so hard, it’s unspeakably hard. This tightrope act, this dichotomy of parenting through the whims and moods of a three year old at the same time I’m trying to adequately prepare one daughter for independent womanhood and another of my daughters for college, and to do what I can to prepare my budding youngest almost-teen to be a gentleman. 478 more words

Authenticity

1865 — A.D.

Even while serving during the Civil War, taxes still had to be paid.

This is the 1865 tax assessment of the grandfather, A. D. Foster, of my great-great grandmother, Nettie Ann Boal. 87 more words

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