Tag Archives: Warren County

FIREWOOD

This was written several years ago a year or two after we began burning wood.  Now, in 2013, John says we may not burn wood this year.  The woodshed is full and ready.  But it has become more and more … Continue reading

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 A HERO’S TIME             We lost another hero last week.  One more of the Greatest Generation slipped away into history.  One of the thousands of young men who left the safety of homes and communities to fight for the freedom … Continue reading

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A COUNTRY DAD

Dad was of German descent with all the cold and legalistic traits of those people.  He loved his family but could not praise us.  I believe now that he was only able to show his love by criticizing us and … Continue reading

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PISTOL PACKIN MAMA

PISTOL PACKIN’ MAMA   After Dad passed away Mother (Bobbie Worley) kept a loaded pistol in her bedside table. She was fully capable of using it as Dad had taught her how to shoot, clean and care for it. One … Continue reading

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Stick Tights like Grandma Minnie’s

My sister, Lois Reynolds, has preserved one of Minnie Worley’s recipes that must be at least 100 years old.  This is in her own words.                                        D.S Stick Tights like Grandma Minnie’s as close as I can get them Some of … Continue reading

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BATTLES

 We speak of battles bravely fought on this Remembrance day. We speak of those who went to war and gave their lives away. It’s right that we remember them, and raise Old Glory high. It’s right to speak of daring … Continue reading

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GRANDMOTHER’S PRAYERS ARE ANSWERED

            While clearing out my mother’s house after her death I came across an old King James Bible.  Its rough leather cover was thin and cracked; the pages yellow with age.  On the inside of the cover was a name, … Continue reading

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