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Old 11-16-2012, 09:03 AM   #1843
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He had been a dairy farmer and my Grandma raised FIFTEEN kids with my dad being the oldest of the family. She did all kinds of sewing and made quilts and coiled rag baskets as well as rugs. When each of us grandkids graduated from high school we got a quilt as did our first child! She was my role model and I wish she had lived to see my whole family. She did her quilting in the winters while grandpa cracked the walnuts he'd collected from farms all over their county. Here's a picture of her working on a rug with her arthritis-gnarled hands.

Gail, you are so lucky to have such memories of your Grandparents. By the time I was 8, I no longer had any grandma's! Enjoy your memories - the picture is great!
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