Oh What a Wonderful Day

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 11
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1979
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323200
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Title Oh What a Wonderful Day
Description OH! WHAT A WONDERFUL DAY Bernice B. Keeler Manti, Utah Long before the sun was up nest morning we were up, bright-eyed and happy. There were many things to be done before ve could delivered to neighbors, brealcfast eaten, dishes done and Papa s eat at the field. Then we had Co "get ready." We were scrubbed our hair--newspapers that made ringlets fit for a queen. We had slept on them all- night, so our hair vould be specially nice-Then we donned our clean corton dresses and long whit€ stockings, scratch or scruff them. Mama harnessed Fan to the black buggy which we had cleaned and shined the evening before. Excitedly ue piled in and were off-Fan seemed to share our enthusiasm, and she trotled riglu off at tremendous speed, so we thought. We were going from Manti to Spring City-there and back in one day! out on the highway. The day was clear and beautiful, not yet as hot as the July day would become. We chattered and sang and laughed. Our joy almost matched the birds that flew overhead. Fan clippity-clopped along the road, and we could smell the newly-mowed hay from the fields on either side. It seecned ever so long before we reached Ephraim and rode down its Main Street, and longer than ever before we reached Pigeon Hoi-low. Then soon we took the turn-off road that led us through the fragrant, low cedar-covered hills, and on and on we traveled. It before us! What a lovely place-a town nestled in a green-meadowed Fan was very hot and tired by the tiine we rode down Main Street, -95-
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Identifier 108_Oh What a Wonderful Day.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 11
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 323153
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