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Now is Yesterday's Tomorrow - Feather Duster

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 07
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1975
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6154f64
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-26
Date Modified 2005-02-26
ID 325315
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6154f64

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Title Now is Yesterday's Tomorrow - Feather Duster
Description NOW IS YESTERDAY'S TOMORROW LaRaine Redd Monticello, Utah Second Place Anecdote Grandma didn't live there anymore. The small, yellow adobe house stood lonely, and tall weeds adorned the landscape that once boasted peonies, roses, pansies, and tulips. Poplar trees, lining trie street-side of the yard, had aged; and new shoots were spearing high about their roots. I walked gingerly across the splintered foot bridge, through the sag- ging front gate, and up the boardwalk to the house. Void of loved furnish-ings, the walls echoed my footsteps as I entered the parlor. It gazed at me with its faded rose-colored linoleum; but the studio couch, the straight-backed oak chairs, the upright piano were gone. In the far corner of the room, hermit-like and still unfriendly, stood the old coal heater I never saw used. I hastened through the once cozy dining room where we ate suppers of homemade bread and milk,and sharp cheddar cheese, and stepped into the long, narrow kitchen. My head almost reached the sloping ceiling on the outside wall, which as a little girl standing on tiptoe I had trid to touch with my fingers. The smells of fresh-baked sugar cookies and of boiling water for dishes had been replaced by dust and loneliness. I hurried out the back door, which somehow still whined the same, but its spring was broken and didn't pull it back into place. I looked at the door. What had happened to all my yesterdays? Then I remembered, "Now is yesterday's tomorrow," and gently closed the door. With haste I returned to my car. Source: This is the memoir of my Grandma Mary Mikkelsen, whose home is in Fountain Green, Utah. FEATHER DUSTER Marjorie M. Riley Salt Lake City, Utah Non-Professional Division Honorable Mention #1 Anecdote More than anytning, my sister and I wanted to give Mama a present for her birthday. We had no money for buying a gift, even if we could get to The Progress or The Golden Rule Store, and we were too young to know how to -2-
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Identifier 011_Now is Yesterday's Tomorrow - Feather Duster.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 7
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325229
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6154f64/325229