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August 12, 2013

Happenings: Grief support group meeting, author to discuss 'Papa Said'

Grief support group meeting

Guardian Angel Hospice, in partnership with Logansport Church of the Brethren, will be offering a grief support group from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month at Logansport Church of the Brethren. It will be facilitated by Chaplain Robin Wentworth Mayer. For more information, call 765-453-7702.

Author to visit Monticello library

MONTICELLO — The Monticello-Union Township Public Library will have author Winona Ruth Gunther at the library to discuss her new book “Papa Said” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Gunther offers readers a tale inspired by her own history, including her childhood as the fourth of 12 children growing up on a 240-acre farm between the Tippecanoe and Wabash rivers, about 20 miles northeast of their confluence near Lafayette and Battle Ground (formerly known as Prophet's Town.)

Her memories in "Papa Said" take place between fall of 1919 and 1926, when the U.S. was still very much a self-sufficient farm society. Fall was butchering time when the farmers would slaughter some of their farm animals and preserve the meat for winter food. Add in the vegetables and fruits that were canned for winter consumption, and you had a lot of hot work over hot fires to assure yourself that there was enough food to last a family of a dozen kids through the winter.

Now retired, Gunther lives in Solana Beach, Calif.

 

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