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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
ARK ark:/87278/s66w9876
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323200
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s66w9876

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Title Oh What a Wonderful Day
Description and there awaiting us was that famous trough and Chat wonderful water flowing from the well our mother had cold us about. As we stopped, we jumped out of Che buggy and drank our fill, while Fan enjoyed her share. It was only a short ways to Aunt Janet Baxter's bouse. Oh, what a nice house it was-so big and pretty( with gingerbread trim shrubs, flowers and a garden. Aunt Janet welcomed us warmly. The horse was put up and we entered the house. What a big dining room, and a parlor and a piano3 In the kitchen was a pleasant surprise, s water pump right there in the kitchen from which some more of that wonderful water vae pumped. "No wonder they named the town Spring City," 1 thought. Later Aunt -Janet said we might go out to t be garden and pic It leaves we beheld strawberries like we had never seen before-luscious, We visited and played with cousin3 and neighbors in the streets ~ and in their yards while Mama and Aunt Janet exchanged and discussed Eaaily news. After lunch Aunt Janet and Uncle John said we sight go uptown to che confectionary store they owned. We were there in a flash and Cousin John greeted us. After exploring the store and gazing longingly at the mouth-watering goodies. Cousin John said, "Would you girls like a candy bar?" Oh! Would we! fie continued, "You nay have one of any kind you would like. Take yout pick." drops, cherry chocolate, peanut and walnut crunches and many more- bars too good to be true. After looking and thinking and pondering, I chose a Hershey Milk Chocolate bar. Why? Because it was the hig-gest, of course. I had never had a bar before in ray whole life! "Oh, thank you," ve cried. He could hardly wait to get outside to sample our bars. We bit off a teensy bit and let it slowly disappear in our mouths. We wanted those bars to last forever. Every so often we took a tiny bit just to keep on enjoying, on and a nap because I would be very tired before we reached home. I lay down on the parlor couch and soon everyone else had disappeared somewhere in or out of the house. It was a lazy afternoon, beginning to get Esther hot. It was quiet. Bees hummed on the vines ing off I put my hand on my pocket to check and see if my precious -9fr-
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Identifier 109_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 323154
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s66w9876/323154