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Who was Maggie’s Daughter? And why was each stitch an act of love? Show Notes
Apples grow well in the mountains of Western North Carolina. The climate is favorable with plentiful rain and weather that is not too hot in the summers. The success of Barber’s Orchard, a large operation that has been a hallmark in Haywood County for about 83 years can attest to the above.
With bountiful crops of apples and the need for fruit in the winter, pioneer families found a way to bring (more…)
Mother was only about 17, and he was maybe about 19 when they became girlfriend and boyfriend. This may have been her first real boyfriend. He probably grew up in the Iron Duff community where mother had always lived.
Maybe they came to know each other at the Davis Chapel Methodist Church where mother attended. Maybe they originally met in grammar school …we will never know.
He wanted to see more of the world than this little mountain farming community, so he joined the U.S. Navy to “see the world,” as was written on the Naval recruiting posters of that time. He began to widen his horizons as the Navy took him to many places, but he did not forget the pretty auburn haired girl that he left (more…)