Self-reliance and sustainability in the 21st century.
This story is from Deborah Michel, submitted as part of our Wisdom From Our Elders collection of self-sufficient tales from yesteryear.
My “Mamaw” was born in 1903 and I was born in 1960. As a child and teenager, I spent a lot of time with her and would listen to her stories about how she grew up, but I also observed the way she still lived her life in later years. To mention a few:
The list goes on and on, but, most of all, I remember the quiet walks we would have while we talked and talked … about such things.
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