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Pleasure found in autumn's bounties
Now and Then
Roger Branch - photo by root
The “back then” generation of youngsters certainly enjoyed the special treats of summer from watermelons to homemade ice cream. However, long days of hard work, hot houses and hotter fields took a lot of the “good” from “the good old summer time.” Except for the stiff new clothes and shoes that marked the start of a new school year, autumn was generally a happier time. Even classrooms came to be more attractive than cotton patches.
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