What can we reason but from what we know? -Alexander Pope

Under the Wire

The new “wata” tank

She was willing and available. She was my best friend’s wife, but I needed her.

Heck, at that point, I needed anybody! We were going to pour cement for a new pasture stock tank and help wasn’t exactly lining up at my door. (Well what did you think I was talking about, anyway?)

My friend was absolutely the best help a person could have. But even with his talents and strong back this was going to be a challenge. When his wife offered to help, I was skeptical. Sue, my wife, was going to help. She was a Kansas farm girl. I believe in equality for the sexes, so grab a shovel, girl.

This lady, howev...


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