I know it was the fifties because it was one of the last years Dad used the binder and a thrashing machine.
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Planting in the spring began with preparing the seed potatoes. Grandpa would choose the best-looking potatoes to set aside for seed for next year.
I’m not sure why the Waschke Fish Fries were even called that. They did involve fish, but the fish was always slowly roasted over an open fire; never fried.
"My great grandfather, Gottlieb Waschke, like most men from the turn of the century, smoked cigars, but he was not good at driving automobiles."
"By the time I was old enough to notice it, the drag saw was covered with bright green algae and its wooden rails were beginning to rot."
"It looks like one of the big pots cartoon cannibals used to cook pith helmeted explorers."
"... he once saw a faller threaten to punch a swamper in the face when he started to sharpen the faller’s ax with a file."