Young WI Teacher, 1904
This letter was written by a young teacher who taught at a country school northeast of Amery. It’s aRead more.
O Teach Us to Think
O Karma, Dharma, pudding and pie, gimme a break before I die: grant me wisdom, will, & wit, purity, probity,Read more.
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 forRead more.
The Cigar and the Balloon
It involved a cigar and a wiseguy kid. Years ago at Dayton’s in Minneapolis, Cousin Jimmy and Uncle Art satRead more.
Beauty in the Park
Gloomy Monday, threat of rain. Hiking trail by the river, Mother and daughter, walking? More like strolling. Mother stooped DaughterRead more.
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.Read more.
Tina and Caleb I
For those of you who have read my Elkfarm emails, you’ll recognize these two thoughtful kids. This is the initialRead more.
Poem of Appreciation
“My Heart Leaps Up” by William Wordsworth. My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky: SoRead more.
Gouda and Wax
The lobby of a church, a Sunday ceremony for the installation of a new pastor. The air filled with anRead more.
Making Money in Early Amery
Logs coming down the Apple River passed through Amery, but later it was the two sawmills on the west bankRead more.