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Chapter 23

            An hour later Linda came out naked with a towel draped over her shoulder.             ”It’s still hot in the house and I didn’t have a swim suit. I thought I would join the girls swimming,” she said.             … Continue reading

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Chapter 22

Is anyone here? Are we alone for a while?” she said.             ”Yes, should be alone until the four or so,” I said.             ”Good. I been to Seagraves Industries. Part of the work I have been doing was for … Continue reading

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Chapter 21

At the store we each took a cart. Linda had called Grandma and asked if there was anything she needed. She had a short list that we could fill even by shopping together.             We had not been in the … Continue reading

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Chapter 20

It was late when the Linda dropped the kids off. She had already taken Amos and Grandma home. The treatment had not gone well at all and Amos was in rough shape. They had held him in recovery as long … Continue reading

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Chapter 19

            After breakfast Dad, James and I spent a couple hours weeding the garden and planting another row of late sweet corn. Once the early corn was ready we could have fresh sweet corn until cold weather. I could freeze … Continue reading

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Chapter 18

             Breakfast was on the table when the group came down. Carol and Elsie thanked us for putting a wand in their bathroom. I started to say something but didn’t.             They had not been gone thirty minutes when Linda … Continue reading

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Chapter 17

The kids left at 7:30 for the Jackson house. I cleaned up and checked the bedrooms again, made the boys beds and collected the used condoms from trash cans. If Linda had not checked out the bedrooms by now, I … Continue reading

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Chapter 16

 I had a handful of papers printed from an e-mail from the school in response to an informational request.             ”Dad, I got this from the school about video home schooling for the next year. Using the request system on … Continue reading

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Chapter 15

Tuesday and Wednesday was the same as Monday – more wheat and more trips in the Pete to the mill and more wheat in our grain bins. Things had sped up a little. Bob had been taught how to drive … Continue reading

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Chapter 14

Dad started the combine at 9 and by 10 I was driving the first load to the mill in the Pete. The flooring company was replacing the vinyl floor this morning with snap together wood flooring in the kitchen. After … Continue reading

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