Daily Archives: October 23, 2013

Ditches, One Car Accidents, and The One Hoss Shay

Our summers were usually dry and seldom offered enough rain to keep things green beyond July 1. There was one–just one summer in which there was enough rain that the water did stand deep enough and long enough in the roadside ditches to support a … Continue reading

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Lumber for Buildings on a Treeless Prairie

Terry, Montana is 160 miles south of where our farm was. The site where Terry is located was first called Joubert’s Landing, in recognition of the man who built a supply point along the Yellowstone River for freighters traveling from Bismarck, Dakota Territory, to Miles City, Montana … Continue reading

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Letters to Rosebud: Mar 31, 1926

Mar 31 – 1926 Dear Edith. Here we are at the last evening in this month. Tomorrow it is April 1 and I am going to be real careful that nobody fools me. I expect a letter from you, and … Continue reading

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Letter to Rosebud: March 28, 1926

Sunday Mar 28 Dear Rosebud, Today I just beat it right home, because I wanted to spend this Sunday afternoon all alone. I guess it is good to be alone and do a little thinking sometimes. Have just had my … Continue reading

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Letters to Rosebud – March 24, 1926

March 24—1926 Dear Edith. Well I just wrote a letter to Sidney so you better get yours while I am warmed up. I have been busy in the house all day. Finished painting and got the rug down in the … Continue reading

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