Farewell to an Era

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Playing with the mice-catching kittens in the barn and the one-at-a-time house cats: Paley, Happy. Climbing in the haymow. Petting the cows Aunt Lena insisted on naming, recording in her decades worth of meticulously kept journals the birth date, name, sale date and price—just the facts and not the emotion. She and Grandma Ella serving meat and potatoes to our visiting family around the heavy dining table. Corn, tomatoes, green beans. Never zucchini, Brussels sprouts, parsnips—disdained fancy vegetables.

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2 thoughts on “Farewell to an Era

  1. Love this written, pictorial tribute of this family arc of story! Beautifully rendered! Thank you! H

    Rev. Harriet Platts, MS, MDiv, MA seeker@seanet.com harrietplatts.com

    The purpose of any spiritual practice is to keep us engaged and in dialogue with the Divine, wherever we perceive it, and however we have learned to speak and listen. C. Baldwin



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