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Week 35

Ah! September!!  It is just like Father to start a new year with a bountiful harvest and a time of rest and rejoicing.  As a youngster, I loved September. Haying was finished.  Stacks were set aside for winter feeding and the baled hay was ready for sale.  Snow fences were shored up for winter snows.  Cattle were brought home from summer pasture.  Bulls were penned, older cows culled and steers separated for October shipping.  A choice steer was selected for butchering. 

I would be off into Dick & Jane watching Spot run or other intriguing ideas such as long division at a country sc...


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