Category Archives: Dad

Dad’s Dream

While Dad was alive we recorded him telling us about a dream he had. For this 100th year celebration of his life I put together a video adding pictures of him while he relates his dream on the audio track. … Continue reading

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Send A Boy To Do A Man’s Job

While we lived on the farm near Carey, Idaho. Dad developed hyper thyroid decease which caused him to gradually loose weight and he visited several doctors before they diagnosed his problem. The cure was to surgically remove his thyroid gland, … Continue reading

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His Best Cow

As a child, Dad was active in 4-H Youth Program, where he learned about farming and competed in Fairs, winning hundreds of ribbons. He told me that he would travel on the train with his animals and other farm produce … Continue reading

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My Mother Is Dorothy and She Is From Kansas

My parents never talked about their courtship much but over the years I have put 2 and 2 together discovering an interesting story about their early married life. My mother, Dorothy Lucille Beckley Cardon, was born in Kansas in 1921, … Continue reading

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My Dad & the Snow Sculpture

When I was very young my family lived in Carey, Idaho. Dad’s Father helped him buy a small farm a mile East of town. Times were hard for my family and dad took a job, a few miles away in … Continue reading

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