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The Worst of Times can become The Best of Times

Blog: Poverty Acres   -   Sunday January 17, 2010   -   By Sam or MaryAnn

  ? This is the time of year, we love to reflect on stories from Uncle Charlie and the late Aunt Betty, about events at the family farm. Many were about events that had to do with saving the farm. One year consisted of losing the corn...

Always the darkest just befo...

Blog: Poverty Acres   -   Saturday January 02, 2010   -   By Sam or MaryAnn

       Always the darkest just before light Cont…    Fortunately, my dad and the Good Lord had prepared me for such an accident a few months before. A friend I played with many times was killed tragically in...

Always the Darkest just before Light

Blog: Poverty Acres   -   Saturday January 02, 2010   -   By Sam or MaryAnn

             Always the darkest just before light   Uncle Charlie said I should write a book and the truth is I probably could. I was born on a dairy farm just eight miles east of...

Christmas at Poverty Acres

Blog: Poverty Acres   -   Thursday December 25, 2008   -   By Sam or MaryAnn

Christmas at Poverty Acres is a time when we see very short daylight and most vegetation seems dead. My mom stands to correct me when I say that. She informs me everything is asleep and simply resting. Everything is preparing for the return of light, warmth,...

Uncle Charlie learns about Farm work

Blog: Poverty Acres   -   Saturday November 29, 2008   -   By Sam or MaryAnn

Uncle Charlie’s family had a butcher shop in Cincinnati, Ohio. Uncle Charlie worked with his Dad at the market and became an excellent meat cutter. One day a young female customer, whom he knew, came in to the market with a girl that had come to her house for...

Welcome Home Harper Family

Blog: Poverty Acres   -   Wednesday November 26, 2008   -   By Sam or MaryAnn

Thanksgiving is a time we stop and thank God for helping us make it through another year at the Farm. Thank you God for your help, we are grateful. Thanksgiving is also a time for Uncle Charlie’s stories about events on the farm. The farm is where Uncle...


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