Years after leaving home Tammy Lieber visited the rural farm house of her childhood periodically to reflect and rebuild her life. In this excerpt of her life story she describes listening to the wonderful range of sounds of the country heard from the porch and her fresh appreciation for rural life.
John Carl Trimble tells a 150 year-old story about how a great, great, strong-willed Aunt held off Morgan’s Raiders with a country breakfast at the family farm in Carlisle, Indiana.
Over the course of her life Jacquelyn Cornish has learned the full story of how the loss of her grandparents farmhouse to a fire changed the lives of her family and the surrounding community in Freeport Pennsylvania.
Michael Obrien talks about training to go to India with the Peace Corps in 1973, how growing up in a large family on a Wisconsin dairy farm helped prepare him for that work and how stories and language affect our world view.