Grandpa Harry and the Thanksgiving Surprise

Harry grabbed a leather glove to open the firebox on the wood cook stove. He poked the embers into an even arrangement, then threw bacon into the cast iron skillet. He had begun each day frying bacon and eggs on this same stove a for the last 60 years since the first...
Grandpa Harry and The Victory Garden

Grandpa Harry and The Victory Garden

Grandpa Harry and The Victory Garden The old wooden rocker creaked on the log cabin’s front porch as Harry gazed out over the fresh cut grass and flowers kissed by the early spring dew. Robins bounced along, looking for worms; bees darted in and out of the flowers;...
Farm Chores With Grandpa Harry

Farm Chores With Grandpa Harry

Harry looked at the black and white wedding photo on his night stand as he sat up in bed. Taken more than 70 years earlier, it was the last thing he looked at each night and the first each morning. “Gladys,” he said, picking up the small frame. “I sure wish you were...