Category Archives: kids on farms

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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Get Too Close To A Fire And One Can Get Burned

At age 5 or 6, while I was in Carey, Idaho, living on the farm, some older kids next door built a fire in the wild land up near the cemetery. I think they were roasting potatoes for a treat … Continue reading

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Developing Better Communications

Tin can telephones One day while exploring Dad’s tool shed on the farm in Carey, I found an electrical transformer. It weighed several pounds and contained a large coil of copper wire. If you know about transformers you know that … Continue reading

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The Best Amusement Park In The World

Visiting my Aunt Creta’s Farm as a young boy While we lived in Idaho, we often visited my Mother’s sister, Aunt Creta on her farm.  It was 15 to 20 miles, by gravel road, from Dietrich, Idaho. It was a … Continue reading

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