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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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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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