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The Farmer’s Wake

It happened the  Fall of 2012.  The first time I  read a  poem  that  I instantly connected with. Heck, it was the first time I’d ever connected w/ a poem, period. I mentioned recently, I live in the Hinterlands far … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Rye Bread

        Oma is German for Grandma.   Oma came to Ellis Island from  Germany at 19.  One of my strongest memories of her is her  rye bread.  Before she died she showed me how to make it.  The recipe was in her … Continue reading

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