Dew Poisoning

Ground Cherries

Dog Days & Weather Signs

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Fox Grapes

Fox Grape Bonanza on the Blue Ridge Divide In 1947, we moved into the Steer Creek area near the Blue…

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Marble Games

I’ve always loved marbles, not necessary to play with, just to hold in my hand and look at. I remember…

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Swinging

Tipper and Paul I couldn’t end the childhood games and songs without talking about swinging. I spent untold hours swinging…

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Hide The Thimble or Key

One of our favorite games to play when I was a young child was Hide The Key. As I look…

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Riddle Ma Riddle Ma Re

Hello Tipper, I’m Susie way over here in Kentucky. In response to your post to share with ya any games,…

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Hog Meat and Chicken

A post shared by Katie-Ann Pressley (@stamey.creek.creations) on Sep 1, 2018 at 2:39pm PDT “Hog meat and chicken were our…

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Buffalo Gals

While researching the various childhood games we’ve been discussing, I discovered an old song I’m familiar with was used as…

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Overheard

“I bet that about killed her momma and daddy. They always thought they were a little better than everybody else,…