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Recycling, . . . Sort of

On the farm, we try to take care with things and use them as long as we can, since cash isn’t growing on trees.  At least not on our farm.  So we do things with the things we have so … Continue reading

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And Are We Yet Alive?

At the end of an unusually long-seeming winter (it began snowing on Halloween and didn’t much let up) we are finally getting some springtime.  It’s good springtime too.  Grass has slowly grown greener, leaves are popping out on the trees, … Continue reading

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Garden Spot

This time of year the home folks always used to put their gardens out.  The soil would be warming up after a long winter, and usually after we gassed the tobacco seed beds, we would get the plow and disc … Continue reading

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Memories of Pappaw Smith

In 1908 a young family was celebrating the birth of their second child, a baby boy they named Rob.  He grew up on the banks of a little stream named McKenzie branch, which flowed down McKenzie Hollow to the North … Continue reading

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