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A Moment In Time: The Nemecs and Aunt Mary Visited Finlay’s U-Pick

    I found this photo of Aunt Mary Myrick, my father and his cousin Mary Nemec, when they visited Dad in Pasadena.Mary’s husband, Tom, was the chauffeur and photographer, and he often spoke to me about the visit they made … Continue reading

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Picking Berries When They’re Ripe

Delicious Strawberries in the sun We didn’t get many wild strawberries though we’d try to pick any ripe ones we found and take them home for tarts and jam or shove some into a dish with milk and sugar We’d go … Continue reading

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On The Strawberry Farm

We had some laughs on the farm when pickers filled themselves and their buckets but only paid for their buckets’ booty. Dad often asked me to make raisin buns so that he could invite all the single ladies and daughters … Continue reading

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A Bowl of Strawberries

We’d come home across the field with our containers full of strawberries, wild strawberries, some with stalks still on them We’d rush in to Mom and she’d say “I’ll make some tarts for supper!” And we’d sneak a few out … Continue reading

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