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Granny’s hair ornament


    BAR-NEY!  …… BAR-NEY!!!!  Hoooooooooooo! HOOOOOOOOOOO! The swish of air, the sound of magnificent flapping wings and as quick as we had called him,  Barney was there. When I was around 10 or so, my dad rescued an orphaned, baby Barred Owl from the woods. I have to believe that Barney felt right at home living […]

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My kids are Amish


In the early 90’s, I worked for the Amish in Illinois. I sold cheeses, fresh meat and sausage. We had an on-site slaughtering facility and processed everything right there. I loved it. It was hard work at times, cold in the freezer with hanging cow parts and once a man who worked there played a […]

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