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Sanpete's Weather Signs

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 12
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1980
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6ff3qhk
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324024
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6ff3qhk

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Title Sanpete's Weather Signs
Description SANPETE'S WEATHEH SIGHS Ruth D. Scow Manti, Utah Senior Citizen Division Second Place Historical Essay The calendar said Harch had arrived. As I looked out the window, the ground seemed to be sprouting robins, some of then pulling worms from the ground while others were strutting, listening, or flying about with great abandon and freedom. rt was a beautiful morning with the sky all blue and the sunshine golden. It was a morning that made me feel like Sanpete was the best place in the world to live. Even a neadowlartt trilled, "Sanpete's a pretty little place." All this, plus clear, fraah smelling air. I could not blame the robins for their flutterlngs and chirpings. As I watched their seeming ecstasy, I thought of the verse I had learned as a childt The north wind doth blow ¦-..,._ And we shall have snow. What Kill the robin do then? poor thing! He will sit in the barn And keep himself van, And hide his head ureter his wing, poor thing! I had learned from my years in Sanpete that even though today was almost perfect veatherwise, that the south wind would blow and that a. storm would follow. Long years ago Grandpa Hunk had told me SO) for he had spent his lifetime, almost, watching and observing cur Sanpete skies¦ One sure item of conversation when folks in Sanpete stop to talk, is the weather, for from one end of the county to the other the weather is extremely variable. They might talk of snow piled high along the Fairview-Indianola road and marvel at the bare ground in Gunnison or Ajctell. Always, Sanpete weather is interesting and worth talking about. Very early in my life I ims taught the old nursery rhyme, Sky red in the morning The sailors take warning. Sky red at night Is a sailor's delight. AM I soon learned that tonorTow would be a good day. Sanpete's weather has always intrigued me from the time I was a little gLrl lying flat on my back in my father's aLfalfa patch watching the oig, white, billowy clouds silhouetted against the bluest -1*6-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 12
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 323991
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6ff3qhk/323991