The Bath

We didn’t have electricity or phone service on our wilderness farm.  Nor did we have sewer, or even a septic tank.  We did have running water . . . only in summer. The running water made Mom’s life much easier.  That’s why Dad did it.  He rigged up an enormous galvanized tank outside our house.  … More The Bath

The Wild Man

“We’re going on a field trip,” our teacher told us just before classes should have started.  His announcement would lead to quite an adventure before that day was over. We were excited . . . none of us had done much schoolwork anyway since early May.  We were happy to escape from our one-room country … More The Wild Man