Tag Archives: Farming

The Momentous Test

When I was about 10 years old, my parents “shipped me off” to spend a week at my grandparents home in Topping, Virginia, a small town close to the Chesapeake Bay and about an hour southeast of Richmond. They lived in an old home without air conditioning on a small farm where my grandfather worked […]

The Test

When I was about 10 years old, my parents “shipped me off” to spend a week at my grandparents home in Topping, Virginia, a small town close to the Chesapeake Bay and about an hour southeast of Richmond. They lived in an old home without air conditioning on a small farm where my grandfather worked […]

How A Farmer Prepares For A Hurricane

I’ve mostly lived on the coast since I was born.  I remember all the big hurricanes, Bertha, Fran, Floyd, Bonnie, Irene, Florence, Dorian etc.  There were a few more in there I forgot the names of.  When I was a kid, a big storm coming was an exciting thing.  The power would go out, the […]