Let's Talk with Cheryl Hollon
Let’s Talk with Cheryl Hollon
Summers on the farm in Kentucky
By Cheryl Hollon
This new series is close to my heart. The setting is in eastern Kentucky where my parents were born and my grandparents were born and my great grandparents were born and my great, great grandparents. You might ask how I know that? I’ve met them.
Yes, I remember meeting my great, great grandma Beasley. I was only about five-years-old, but I remember her black dress, white apron, and polished black sturdy boots. She also clutched a knobby ended cane that she could wave at any small child that annoyed her. My mother took great pains to make sure we didn’t play anywhere near Granny Bags.
My greatest adventures were the summers that I spent with my grandparents on their little truck farm, grocery store, and post office. My grandmother ran the post office and my grandfather took care of the store customers. What I remember best is the glass counter filled with penny candy.
Of course, the best place to play was in the barn. So many things to explore. So many smells to sniff out. So many farm tools to discover and try to figure out what on earth they were used for. My grandparents were so patient with all the questions from their little city girl. I loved every minute of it.
I’m enjoying the time I spend writing this series. Why do you pick up a new series?
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