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Pumpkin Carving

Posted about Larry Edward Orcutt by Doug Orcutt on Oct 23, 2014 | 1 comment

Pumpkin Carving

Pumpkin carving was a family event when I was growing up. We would all help spread out the newspaper on the table and take turns scooping out the “guts”. Then someone would volunteer to sketch on the design with a black sharpie. Cutting the design out was always the moment of most unrest. It wasn’t because we weren’t adept with knives.  We weren’t adept with dull knives. For some reason we never seemed to have a...

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A Perfect Day

Posted about Philip F. Barbetta by Richard Barbetta on Jun 4, 2014 | 0 comments

A Perfect Day

A Perfect Day Even at 7 O’Clock in the morning I could tell……It was going to be one of those God awful, wicked hot, summer days. Any clothes would just stick right to you. No playing ball in the circle, or hiking through the woods, or even taking the long walk to Bill’s Luncheonette for a fountain coke and some Mary Janes…… not today. No, there’s only one escape, just one way to get sweet relief……. The Lake. It was like a...

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Together on a Tractor

Posted about Grandpa Doug by Brian Jacks on May 3, 2013 | 0 comments

Together on a Tractor

Some of my favorite times spent with my dad took place on our family farm in NW Indiana. My dad taught me to shoot, drive, build, plant, and combine while we made memories together – Father & Son. I’m thankful for those adventures and am grateful my children are now having a chance to begin the process alongside their Grandpa as often as we can.

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