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I Grew up on a Farm in Virginia – No. 5

Walking to Susie’s (Age 4) In No 4, we learned about “How I learned to Cuss” I grew up in a simpler time and in a simpler place. By now, if you have followed my “I Grew Up on a … Continue reading

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I Grew up on a Farm in Virginia – No. 4

Days at the Beach (and How I learned to Cuss!) In No. 3, we left me “afloat” on a stuffed horse in a mud puddle! Lois and Susie would go to Virginia Beach every summer before I started school. Those … Continue reading

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I Grew up on a Farm in Virginia – No. 3

The Richmonds Come to the Farm At the end of No 2. You may recall that my grandmother, Susie, married W.R. Shackleford, and that is how we came to be on the farm at Moyseneck. W.R. died in 1940 as … Continue reading

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I Grew Up on a Farm in Virginia

Monday’s Rewind Foreword – This is the first in a series of posts that I originally posted in early 2014. These are stories about my growing up in Virginia on a farm. It will cover roughly 20 years–maybe more. I … Continue reading

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I Grew Up on a Farm in Virginia

The Setting – Moyseneck Farm © Jeff Richmond The Farm was the perfect place for me to grow up. It offered the best combination of freedom, responsibility, and inspiration for the youngster that I was and for the adult I … Continue reading

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Farmall Tractor Project – Introduction Part 1

Be careful what you wish for…! By now, anyone who has looked into my blog knows “I Grew up on a Farm in Virginia.” From as early as I can remember, there was a tractor on the farm—except for a … Continue reading

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Sunset over the Chickahominy River, New Kent, Virginia

Taken: c 1952 This sunset, captured by my mother in 1952, was taken from the farm where I grew up. The image was photographed on Kodachrome 25 transparency film using an Argus C3 rangefinder camera (that I still have!). The … Continue reading

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Herring Fishing on the Chickahominy River, Virginia

Or “Why he did not get any fish scales on his face!” I was going through some old photos of my mother’s and came across a sequence she took of my father and his crew fishing for herring on the … Continue reading

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Campers, Politics, and Farm Life Rank High in Renaissance Musings Top Ten Postings

Just did a quick analysis of hits on my blog postings—the initial intent was to see what appeared to be the most read topic to guide future blogs. I confess I was somewhat surprised. The following top ten blogs (or … Continue reading

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Snakes on the Farm – Part 2 (And a Family Reunion)

The announcement for this years family reunion just arrived. I am ashamed to admit that I have not attended this reunion in more than twenty years, but am planning attend this year. I have been corresponding with family I have … Continue reading

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