1900. Friends who will carry me to the Cross when I am too overwhelmed even to crawl there.
1906. Thursday morning class--my weekly blessing of enthusiasm.
1911. Trusty brown stapler: still going strong after 25 years and countless moves.
1935. Ishaan's funny comments: "Mrs. Odell, I was telling my dad all about what you are like, and he said, 'That doesn't make any sense!'" (How I wish I could have heard his description!)
1940. Recipes the old-fashioned way--in the mail from my mom.
1946. The innocent and compassionate heart of Jon C.
1950. Fair Week and a Reserve Grand Champion pig!
1967. Tearful kids saying goodbye to their 4-H animals.
1968. My boy/man setting his sights on something and rallying others to achieve a goal.
1983. Tiny raccoon footprints scooting across the marsh.
1990. Twenty years with my Cowboy.
1995. The unconditional acceptance of farm dogs.