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In the summer it was completely  different, as the other children would be there then and Floy pretty well took over the cooking.  The fresh vegetables were in, we would go out  in the afternoon and pick enough vegetables for the next .day.   64 more words

3-Wilhelmina (Bee) Garris King 1918-2007

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I could pretty well pick up any chicken on the yard because I had this way of waving my arms that utterly confused the chickens to the point  I could pick them up. 84 more words

3-Wilhelmina (Bee) Garris King 1918-2007

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On Sunday morning Mamma would always get up early, kill a couple of chickens and go through that process of cleaning them and fry  them for breakfast with grits and gravy.   25 more words

3-Wilhelmina (Bee) Garris King 1918-2007

BEFORE THERE WERE SPRAYCANS ,THERE WERE POCKET KNIVES

It is a shame most visitors to Orange Empire Railway Museum (OERM) do not notice this small building near the Museum entrance. A visit to the building reveals many examples of old graffiti carved into the exterior siding boards. 134 more words

THE WAY IT WAS

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We always had chickens, biddies and chicken houses.  I raised five  chickens once  that were mine and without a hen.  The mother hen had died and I took them over.   229 more words

3-Wilhelmina (Bee) Garris King 1918-2007

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We also had many dogs, cats and sometimes as many as three dogs and a two dozen cats at one time.  Of course , we also had the cows, horses, pigs, chickens, turkeys, guineas, etc.   93 more words

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