April 1, 2021
Not too long ago I wrote a little about my recent experiences with tumbleweeds and polio. This past week I received a short note from a woman who lives in Edgar regarding these subjects of interest.
Concerning tumbleweeds, she says: “My memory on the farm in the early 1950s was those huge tumbleweeds my folks would try to lasso and burn. Burn like the fires of hell, as hot as the fires would be. Scared this little girl at the time and I’m sure it made me listen to my folks, to stay clear back from the roar and height of the flames. A few years back I was in western Nebraska to visit a...