The “Farmily” Matriarch

Marion Elizabeth Beaver, 1920-2012 My Grandmother was a brave woman.  First of all, she married a Navy man in 1942… he served in World War II and the couple added to the Baby Boomer generation; two boys and two girls.  Raising four children is no easy task (ask...

Turkeys

By Evelyn Reilly Turkeys gobble and sleep, And then they eat and sleep some more. They don’t know that Thanksgiving is coming, The end to the sleeping and eating draws near. Soon I’ll miss their feather puff madness, But I’ll dig into the feast...

Where Do The Leaves Go?

“Where Do The Leaves Go?” by Evelyn Reilly Where do the leaves go When they fall down? Do they still live, Rotting on the ground? Do their spirits live there Trampled so deep down? Or do the leaves That fall next year, Have the same spirit If they fall...

Ode to Buttercup

By (Gramma) Betty Werner In 2011, the month was June, Our Four Corners Farm family cow arrived. Family decision discussed down, discussed up- What to name the cow?  Oh, Buttercup! Due to calf in July, she got used to her land, And while we celebrated the 4th she...

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