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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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1960 – How to Earn Money for a Date

Catching Turtles for Date Money In the 1950s and 1960s, growing up on the farm in Tidewater Virginia, I participated in just about every enterprise my father pursued—especially when it involved harvesting the resources of the farm. In the fall … Continue reading

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