Lost and Found

My dad used to drive this tractor around his own father's farm in the mid-1950's. During the Reagan years it was auctioned off as he, along with so many other Minnesota farmers, lost land that had been in the family for generations. Several months ago, my dad happened upon it again at another auction. That …

Grandpa’s Candy Jar

When I was a little girl, I used to raid Grandpa's candy jar when I visited.   It was a small, etched glass behind a smooth brown cupboard door usually filled with lemon drops - which I loved despite the puckering.  But, every now and then he'd fill it with these little pink peppermints.  They were …