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Blackberries

Every July we would be sent to the “berry patch.”  That is a little misleading.  We were sent to the pasture and along the roadsides and creek banks around home to fill up a bucket with succulent, ripe blackberries. Our … Continue reading

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A Trip Through the Pasture

Often in my childhood, my grandfather would take me with him to the back pasture.  It was a healthy walk from the house up through the hayfields, past the tobacco patch, to the pasture gate.  Sometimes we would ride the … Continue reading

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Naming the Cold Spells

We are used to tragedy coming even in the good times of life. We expect, and even brace for it. We mark the winters of life. We wait for the warmth to return. We move on. Continue reading

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