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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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Chapter 13

            Elsie and Carol were excited as usual, talking about everything. They were the happiest girls I had ever seen. Their Mom was coming the end of the week and they would be spending the nights at my house so … Continue reading

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The Grants Chapter 12

Dad was home an hour later. Supper would be done in an hour. Dad inspected what the young men had done and was pleased.             ”I ordered the list of feed ingredients that we needed to make chicken and hog … Continue reading

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The Grants Chapter 11

Chapter 11             James went to bed shortly after supper. I stopped him and gave him a kiss, ”Good night, the girls asked me to pass on the kiss.”             Dad and I looked at a few more questions I … Continue reading

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Chapter 10

I showered first and shaved everything. I wanted to be smooth for whoever I ended up with tomorrow or both. I needed to remember to have the girls do the same thing and James also. He should have stubble by … Continue reading

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Chapter 9

We started looking at the pile from Mom’s desk. I called the bank about the checking account. There was money in it, a joint account in both their names. No checks had been written on the account since Mom’s death. … Continue reading

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Chapter 8

Chapter 8             I showered, washed and dried my hair to use a little more time. I slipped on one of the new baby doll outfits I bought today and a cover up. I closed and locked my bathroom door … Continue reading

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Chapters 7 & 8

Chapter 7             At 630 I was cooking breakfast; at 730 I was driving to town in the six wheel truck with Dad in the right seat. I turned into the mill and stopped short of the scale to wait … Continue reading

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Chapter 6

Chapter 6             Out front the noise came to a halt. Dad was in the dually pulling a portable feed mixer and a feed wagon behind it. Grandpa and Grandma Jackson was following behind with a nearly new ½ ton … Continue reading

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Chapters 5 and 6 posted today

Chapter 5 I was up at seven cooking Dad a decent breakfast before he left to pick up the Jacksons. As he was leaving I gave him a hug, ”I love you, please be careful,” I said. For the first … Continue reading

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