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OLD MAN...YOUNG!

Barney Barnhart Book Book Review Lloyd Barnhart

OLD MAN...YOUNG!

"Lloyd Barnhart is the Grandpa we'd like to be or the Grandpa we wish we'd had. "Old Man...Young!" is a beautiful story told in the way we remember things, in bits and pieces of lives joined by love and by passing down knowledge and skills to a younger generation." Clark Bush Here are a few words from Lloyd about "Old Man...Young!" "I put this collection together while shuttered in my home, along with my wife as we attempted to protect ourselves and our family from the dreaded Chinese Virus. (Damn...I’m protecting my Grandson by separating myself from him. How weird...

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THINKING OF THANKSGIVINGS PAST

"Barney" Barnhart Lloyd Barnhart Thinking of Thanksgivings Past

THINKING OF THANKSGIVINGS PAST

 This is another piece from Lloyd Barnhart, one of my favorite writers. He paints pictures with words that bring back simpler times when family was central to our being. I hope you'll enjoy this word picture painted by Lloyd as much as I have.   THINKING OF THANKSGIVINGS PAST There were times when both The mashed potatoes and gravy Were lumpy. The carving of the turkey Was often less than artful... Raggedy, actually. Sometimes, the pie crusts Were a little overdone and too browned Even after Grandma trimmed them. Sometimes, the men.... After a morning of deer hunting Were tired...

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