That Memorable Day

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 18
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1986
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title That Memorable Day
Description I hear the gentle whisper of A playful mountain breeze, I stop and read the writing on The quaking aspen trees. I watch a snail crawl slowly out Of its protecting shell. I combat sticky, biting flies Sent straight to me from Hell. I see a groundhog scurrying Into a hole nearby. I watch dark storm clouds roll across What once was clear blue sky. I see the lightning bolt streak t'ward The unsuspecting trees. I hear the deaf ning thunderclap That gives me wobbly knees- Now there' s not much to do up here And that's why herding Grandpa's sheep Is bearable for me, Source: Experience of a fifth generation sheepherder on the mountains east of Fairview. THAT MEMORABLE DAY Vernon F. Larsen 3981 Fruitvale Avenue Oakland, CA 94602 First Place Personal Recollection The moment I woke up, I said to myself, "This is the day!" It would make a drastic change in our lives. People down town had made the change months before. Now it was our turn. About eight o'clock in the morning, three men arrived in a truck and stopped in front of our house. We couldn't see just what they had in their 40
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 18
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325721
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