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How high do birds fly?

Our fourth science book was published in late 2018. New ones are coming out in May 2019 and November 2019. In this blog we are returning to some of the early columns of Ask Your Science Teacher,  published in 2009. … Continue reading

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Aliens

Our fourth science book was published in late 2018. New ones are coming out in May 2019 and November 2019. In this blog we are returning to some of the early columns of Ask Your Science Teacher,  published in 2009. … Continue reading

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What is New?

Our latest article was printed in The Country Today agricultural newspaper dated January 16, 2019. It is the 18th column published by The Country Today and is basically excerpts from the book Seneca Seasons: A Farm Boy Remembers. The latest … Continue reading

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Hog Butchering on the Scheckel Farm…continued

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Hog Butchering on the Scheckel Farm…continued

Continuing our remembering of the annual November hog butchering on the Scheckel farm on Oak Grove Ridge outside Seneca in Crawford County in the 1940s and 1950s. Butchering was a 3 or 4 man operation and farmers often banded together, … Continue reading

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Butchering time on Oak Grove Ridge

Butchering a hog was a November ritual on the Scheckel farm on Oak Grove Ridge outside Seneca in Crawford County in the 1940s and 1950s. All the crops were done, along with the haying, threshing, and most of the corn … Continue reading

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Winter Coming On

Our first snow of the season came late last week, on Friday, November 9. A light dusting, but enough to turn the countryside and lawns from brown to white. When we were kids growing up on the Oak Grove Ridge … Continue reading

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