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#SOL21: Stories


A cookie story. Cookies made by a spouse. Cookies that presented a challenge. To the plain-speaking recipient, “Can I take these home? I’ll drill a hole in them and use them as washers.”

Sisters listening intently.

Sisters side by side.

One liked to drive the tractor.

The other not so much.

Sisters listening intently.

One brother came and collected him after school using the argument that, “he was needed at home for chores and he was late.” They left without another word.

Sisters naming the cows.

Bonnie and Sweet Pea

in their stanchions.

Knowing their own spaces.

Something like this . . . times 9.

Sisters listening intently.

Sometimes adding comments.

Sometimes asking questions.

Always laughing

While sisters listened intently?

Getting in Trouble? Nahh!

But there was that story about tying the tails of two cows together. And yes, it was a problem when they tried to leave the barn at the same time and the door wasn’t open quite wide enough. Or even how while tied together, that tail felt like a billy club instead of an easy “swish, swish, swish” while milking.

A few stories shared in great detail.

Perfect company.

Perfect grouping.

Listening.

Laughing!

What stories do you tell? What stories do you remember hearing? What makes a story memorable for you?

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