I pulled out a photo album from 1982-84 to show Josie some pictures of her daddy as a little boy. This first one shows him in the 'chain mail' shirt his big brother made for him--a long underwear shirt covered in magic marker rings--a real labor of love by a 12-year-old for his six-year-old brother.
Popcorn stringing at Christmas-- before John enclosed part of the front porch to make the dining room.
Also, the sweetest cow I've ever known was a Brahma--and her name was Caroline.
Below--our friends the Langsners grew sorghum, and we were there for a day of the grinding and cooking. A fine experience!