Monday, November 14, 2011
A Solid Place To Chew The Fat Is Important
Since I exposed my country self in the last entry I decided to write about what we did have growing up. Our Daddy didn't think an indoor bathroom or hot running water was that important. After all we did have a wash tub to bathe in and a cook stove to heat water on. More work, yes but that wasn't important either. What was important was a roof that didn't leak and a good solid porch to chew the fat on (sit and talk to neighbors). Plenty of good food to invite any one who happened to stop by to stay for supper. We always had clothes that were in style because our Mama was a good seamstress. She could look at something and make it without a pattern. Our house needed painting as long as I can remember but that wasn't inportant either. I know it sounds odd to go out the front door dressed in style and go out the back door to use an outhouse but that was the way it was at our house growing up.