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Ironing the Memories

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 27
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1995
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s60863fm
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326335
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60863fm

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Title Ironing the Memories
Description apple and then had me sit on her daybed and eat the apple 1 was then sent home. She knew my mother would not approve of my business venture I remember how important I fell when she asked me to open the trap door going to the fruit and vegetable cellar The musty odor of damp earth and spider webs made for a creepy descent down the part-wood, part-dirt steps She always said on my ascent that I had "helped her do something she could not do." I never knew if she was afraid to go down in the cellar or if she was jus! wary of falling Grandma loved to crochet I can see her in our kitchen corner rocking chair crocheting, even when her eyes grew dim and she frequently lost the stitch. She gave me some of her crocheted pillowcase borders Grandma Bartholomew died when 1 was twelve Mom woke me up one morning early Grandma was gone Gone was her love and my childhood memory-maker, the only grandparent I knew The little while house and our bigger two-story house have been displaced by progress. Snow College has erected a girl's dormitory on my childhood playground "Mom, are you about through with ironing? I'm getting cold!" I handed shin and pants to an impatient son The ironing was done, the memories neatly pressed and folded away in a comer of my mind Ada Dell Bown Bartholomew - June 16. 1937 as
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Identifier 095_Ironing the Memories.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch 27
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326269
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60863fm/326269