Daily Archives: October 30, 2013

Dad’s Clothes

In most of my memories of Dad he is wearing a gray short-sleeved work shirt with a few grease spots on the front, tucked into dirty Levis, which covered brown worn work boots.  Some kind of cap topped it off.  … Continue reading

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The Hunt for Bullfrogs

On warm summer nights, Paul and cousin Mark would go down to the Canal by Hansen’s and Abe’s to go frog gigging. I only remember going frog gigging once–with Dad, Paul and Brother Danner down at Kings View Hospital Farm … Continue reading

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Ditches

Ditches and canals were a big part of our farm playground. They brought irrigation water from the weir near Avocado Lake where the Kings River flowed. We were a part of the Alta Canal Irrigation District. We had our own … Continue reading

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