Filled with wonderful, heartwarming stories, essays, and great photography and artwork recounting life on the family farm, This Old Farm provides an entertaining and educational mirror into the past. This endearing collection includes insightful, entertaining stories from such well-known writers as Garrison Keillor, Roger Welsch, E.B. White, Patricia Penton Leimbach, Bill Holm, Ben Logan, Jim Heynen, and Sara De Luca that are based on themes familiar to both present and past farm folk: the farmstead, working the land, farm animals, and farm living. Together with this engaging text, there's glorious contemporary farm photography and artwork from Grant Wood, Bob Artley, Charles Freitag, and Francis Lee Jaques that is sure to evoke memories of days spent on the farm. Whether you grew up on a farm, knew someone who did, or wished you did, you'll cherish This Old Farm, a nostalgic collection of family farm memories that will bring you back to simpler days gone by.
About the Author
Roger Welsch can best be described as a cross between Erma Bombeck and Dr. Ruth, except male and living in Nebraska with his wife and dogs. Before turning his talents to canine psychology, Roger was best known as \u201cthe fat guy in overalls\u201d on CBS\u2019 Sunday Morning, where he offered up essays on rural and small-town life on the plains.