Category Archives: True Stories

The Lord is Good all the time

It’s been a huge struggle for our store this Summer, we’ve lost our frozen food compressor, our ice cream case and our dairy case has repeatedly needed some tender love and care, it’s been a struggle, and we wonder if … Continue reading

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Snowbound, an angel in disguise

Snow bound I looked back through the glass.  He was curled into a tight ball on top of the desk still unable to control the violent shakes.  He was safe now. That Christmas season we sold more fruit than normal.  … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving, The Day I grew up

Thanksgiving Day 1950, the day I grew up The wonderful smells of Thanksgiving turkey and pumpkin pie as they baked filled our house.  I couldn’t wait until two o’clock.  I loved turkey and all its trimmings.  “Come on Clarabelle get … Continue reading

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Weekly Post: The Stranger

Since it’s Halloween month, I thought this week I’d tell a “real” scary story. THE STRANGER When I was eight years old my favorite show was Little Orphan Annie, it came on every Sunday afternoon, and filled our dull day … Continue reading

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Move over Tom Sawyer

My home in Moore, New york was located on the banks of the Shazy River.  I fished, swam, snorkeled and rafted in the warm months.  In the winter Larry Vogel and I ice-skated for miles up and down the frozen … Continue reading

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The Attic

Our house in Moore’s was one of the first houses in town to have electricity, and by the time we moved in, the once stately house, was drafty and in great need of re-wiring.  The Attic was filled with exposed … Continue reading

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Aye, Aye Captain

My dad promised me all the premiums that came in our groceries from the IGA warehouse.  The premium redemption catalog held my prize list. For two years, I saved each premium.  In May just before my fourteenth birthday, I had … Continue reading

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