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Grandma’s Farm in Mayday, Ga

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As published in “The Valdosta Magazine”  in the Summer 2010 issue. 

Do you remember Grandma’s farm?  My Grandma’s farm was in Echols County, Georgia in an area known as Mayday, and it was a wonder.  Watching a black-widow in the burn barrel out in the back field.  Picking up snake skins out of the tall golden grass, counting the rattles and then checking all over because he might still be around.  Memories of the farm. Read the rest of this entry

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Up and Down the Holler

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The sun sets lower and lower in the sky.  Days are getting shorter now.  The evenings are nippy; a welcome respite after the dog days of August.  After Labor Day it cools off quickly here on Camden Mountain.  The spiders have finished their egg sacs and most birds have flown south.  The bears are fat and sleepy, full of fish and berries and forage. Read the rest of this entry