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Little Forts on the Prairie

  Last Friday, the four oldest granddaughters and I took a little field trip. Sort of an End of the Summer thing. Or, “Yay! School is just around the corner!!”, which describes the granddaughters’ attitudes but definitely NOT the grandsons. … Continue reading

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Where We Are Going

A wise man once wrote, “In order to know where we are going, we must know where we’ve been.”  In other words…learn about your past and then, perhaps, you can head in the right direction.  These words really ring true, … Continue reading

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Trails to the Farm, Part 2

Charles arrived in Hodgeman County in 1877 full of hope and expectations!  Sure there were still Indians roaming that neck of Plains, but they were proving to be friendly, for the moment.  And yes, there were many unknowns: the weather, … Continue reading

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