He was the "man of our home" when Daddy was gone away, for
Daddy was in the Vietnam War or somewhere else for
short periods of time, while Jr. was growing up.
He helped me care for the two other siblings,
as they grew also. Whenever I needed something done, I
could always depend on Jr. to come take care of it.
Time went on and he graduated from high school to
enter the US Army, following in Daddy's footsteps,
but in a different branch. After that he got
married then after a few years came a beautiful
Years past and God called my son's name (Apr. 1, 2001),
at the age of 41 yrs,9 months when Jr. said "I'm here, Lord".
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Before the cool weather sets in, enjoy the bounty of your herb, flower and vegetable gardens by giving a Summer Harvest Tea Party. Plan your theme around the garden, invite friends and family. Don't make it a formal affair, but rather a way to celebrate everyone's gardens and share produce, flowers, seeds and advice.
Summer squash is one of my favorite vegetables. I love the yellow summer squash in particular. They should be harvested while still tender, when they have a "glossy" appearance and are still small. You will most likely need to harvest daily once they start to appear.