Community

People and profiles from rural America
Man recounts the special memories of fishing with his father and one unforgettable trip.

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Fishing Tips for New and Experienced Fishermen
Find a few fishing tips from a terrible fisherman.
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The Truth About Old Wives' Tales
Does the five-second rule really work? Will cracking your knuckles give you arthritis?
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A Farmer's Wife on a Date
A homesteading woman describes what an evening out with her sweetie is like.

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Churning Milk

Reader remembers the days she spent with her grandparents helping churn milk and accomplish chores.

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