The Big Sandy Mountaineer -

River Ramblings South

 

April 1, 2020

Having grown up near the Missouri River in an isolated area, I don't really notice self-quarantine! We were always more than 5 miles away from anyone and are still pretty much that way today. My Mom and our family moved here in 1951; she had an outhouse and toilet paper was a luxury item they couldn't often afford or get to town to buy. Sears and Roebuck catalogs provided for their necessary needs and sometimes grass and sagebrush. So, the toilet paper shortage wouldn't have affected them much. She taught me to be a person who prepares for the unexpected, such as storms, road closures due...



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