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And a very HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON to You and Yours from Havenwood Tales!
Treat yourself to some fun and nostalgia from Heartland America, featuring Trudie McAfee and her fascinating friends at the Havenwood School!
Here’s a peek
“Since she hadn’t let Bobby and Teddy wear war paint, none of our Indians looked particularly savage, and I didn’t see any old veterans in the audience to get riled up about it if they had. I figured the churchgoers could favor the Pilgrims, regardless, and nobody would be reluctant to bow their heads for the Thanksgiving prayer . . . “
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Continued from Havenwood Tales Surprise – Gabriel White Cloud Walling
“I like all your names, Mister Walling,” I assured him, and that pleased him very much.
Then he told me the story of a loyal Irish setter named Buddy. And how, when he was a boy, Buddy laid down one day and never got up.
He told how his father had lumbered off on a spotted mule with Buddy’s body draped behind him over the mule’s rump. And for seven years after, a bright orange butterfly flitted and danced above the cornfields where Buddy and he used to race the sun together.
Mister Walling never said life goes on. And all I did was listen . . .
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