Fertilizer and Condensed Milk

My mother did attend a “Finishing School”. And it was exactly that as it taught young girls to be “ladies”. When she and my father moved down here to Florida with 3 year old son, Edwin, they stayed with Grandma and Grandpa Caplinger. This was in 1913. It was hot, there were no window screens and the cabin was full of mosquitoes. One evening my mother was sitting out on [ . . . ]