Jan to June 2016

Caretaker

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Our mother, Evelyn Roepke Blumer, is the product of a two-story, stucco farmhouse near a wandering creek and nestled between fields of waving wheat and sunflowers in central Kansas.  The brick church wasn’t far from the family homestead and wasn’t far from their lives and mom’s upbringing. The word I have for mom is caretaker.  […]

Jan Feb March 2015

Hay Mow

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One of the neatest features of a barn is they have a loft or hay mow.  They have hay bales which make great forts and things to jump off.  But the best thing is hay mows have cupolas or openings to let in pigeons.  Grandpa was always willing to let us take the .22 and […]