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Haying season in Crawford County Part 2

We’re continuing our story of haying in the 1940s and 1950s on the Scheckel farm outside Seneca in the middle of Crawford County, Wisconsin. On an early June morning, with dew still on the grass, my brother Bob goes out … Continue reading

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Haying season in Crawford County part 1

  Genesis 3:19 “by sweat of thy brow, thou shalt eat thy bread” Haying season on the Scheckel farm outside of Seneca in Crawford County in the 1940s and 1950s started in early June and just seemed to last all … Continue reading

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 End of the year Picnic-part 2

We continue our account of the end-of-the-school year picnic at the one-room Oak Grove School in Crawford County in the 1940s and 1950s. After the pot luck lunch, the younger kids are involved in sack races or three-legged race. A … Continue reading

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End of the Year Picnic at Oak Grove School

School ended in mid May, and the way the school year should end, with a picnic. The school picnic was the last of the Big Three of social life at Oak Grove School; the Basket Social in October, the Christmas … Continue reading

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The Science Lab on LYNXX24

Source: The Science Lab on LYNXX24

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The Science Lab on LYNXX24

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Our Robin

We’ve been keeping a close eye on a robin building a nest atop the outdoor light fixture on the southwest corner of our house here in Tomah. She perked our interest about three weeks ago when we spotted her on … Continue reading

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