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Grandma's House

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1988
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s68p5xng
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325053
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng

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Title Grandma's House
Description Grandma and Grandpa' s and place them under the big tree. The parlor also had a lovely piano and I used to play the old sheet music stored i n the piano bench, left there by aunts and uncles years before. The room next to the parlor through a set of very heavy oak double sliding doors had a leather sofa and chair. Playing in this corner books helves, certainly nothing more active than building card houses. This room was always the coolest on hot days. Next was the dining room. This room was probably the most used in the house. Grandpa and Grandma each had a comfortable rocking salt and pepper shakers, from all over the world, was displayed in a china closet. There was also a cabinet my Dad had built in high school that held everything from sets of china and we loved to come over when cousins from out of town came to visit. Grandma would prepare wonderful dinners. After the meal the men would sit and visit, but the women would get up and finish their stories in the kitchen while they were cleaning up. This activity after dinner, I heard Grandma say years later, is the reason women live longer than men. wooden porch. Grandma often spent many afternoons rocking in her chair, reading, peeling fruit, or doing handiwork. The familiar smell of fresh paint always brings memories of Grandpa painting this porch floor every spring and Grandma tying string between the pillars to warn us of the wet paint. How lucky we were to have Grandma and Grandpa so close. We would always get to see all our many cousins when they came home to
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Identifier 065_Grandma's House.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324965
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng/324965