A Short Ride Home

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1989
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325980
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Title A Short Ride Home
Description "Ho, but they do lil:e to be loose in the yard., nosquitos." Frogs and pollivo0c reminded Vera of the tadpoles she and her cousin, jldna, had found that spring by the old water tower. They had hurried hono and put then in a muddy water hole under a leaky faucet* Checking later, they found the ducks eatins the last of them for dinner. She had called to her father, be^ginc; him to get the pollii/oss back out. He couldn't. Frustrated, she had splashed water and nud at the ducks, forcing theEi froc their favorite watering" hole. >jh.e was still angry. Then her mind moved to summer splashed on heated hands and face. The remembered-feeling of cool mud squishing between hot toes caused a snile. Ker father waited while she absorbed her thoughts, then said, "Let's go on." After reaching the second ridge, they stopped to rest again and her father pointed to the patchwork of red, yellov; and green. "It looks like Ilonse covered the town with her goosr'-down comforter." Vera looked and laughed as thoughts of the fluffy cover snuggled around her. "Can you find homo?" Vera looked at the pattern of the streets. They were very straight. The cover raade everything look the sane. "I don'- know,11 she replied. "See the old pine? across the street Iron us," he said pointing at two dark, green pine trees towering above the other vegetation, "if you look to then, they will always show you home." "I i>o," she shouted as a tiny finder irnitated her father's, "but, where is hone?" Her father's hand shifted slightly toward the cast. M
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Identifier 061_A Short Ride Home.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 325872
Reference URL