Grandma’s Farm

Photo by Timothy Eberly on Unsplash

The past beats inside of me like a second heart….

There aren’t many days that go by that I don’t remember my grandma’s farm in the rural part of south-central Oklahoma. My maternal great-grandparents came to Indian Territory to homestead in the early 1900s and had a 160-acre parcel suitable for dryland farming, mostly wheat and alfalfa hay. Like every rural farm, they had a variety of livestock and poultry, as well as a huge garden…



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Jim Parton

Retired Teacher and Funeral Celebrant. The gay and married dad of three grown children. I have always been fascinated by the human condition. Come read with me.