On The Way to School
When I was five years old, I watched the older children go to Chipman School. After they were long gone, Mother went to milk the cows and the men were working in the field. I decided that I would also go to school so I took off in the general direction of school. After getting about a mile away from home, our neighbors who lived east of us were coming home in their democrat so they gave me a ride home. I remember the hell that my mother got from the lady for not looking after me. You can rest assured that my ears were pulled and stretched some a lesson that wasn’t easily forgotten….