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Fool on the Hill
Day after day Alone on a hill The man with the foolish grin Is keeping perfectly still But nobody wants
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Young WI Teacher, 1904
  This letter was written by a young teacher who taught at a country school northeast of Amery. It’s a
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O Teach Us to Think
O Karma, Dharma, pudding and pie, gimme a break before I die: grant me wisdom, will, & wit, purity, probity,
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The Watch, the Coin, and the Outhouse
This rural tale centers around an outdoor toilet; little Bradley and Grandpa are the action figures. Visiting his grandparents for
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The Cigar and the Balloon
Years ago at Dayton’s in Minneapolis, Cousin Jimmy and Uncle Art sat waiting for the ladies of the family. Uncle
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Beauty in the Park
Gloomy Monday, threat of rain. Hiking trail by the river, Mother and daughter, walking? More like strolling. Mother stooped Daughter
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Bits, Pieces, and a Joke
My hope is that you enjoy the writings I post  and that you contact me with any comments and suggestions.
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Tina and Caleb I
For those of you who have read my Elkfarm emails, you’ll recognize these two thoughtful kids. This is the initial
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Poem of Appreciation
“My Heart Leaps Up” by William Wordsworth. My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky: So
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Scenic Amery Wisconsin
    Elaine Meyer often goes for walks in Amery and sends photos of unique sightings, posting the photos on
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