#ExcerptWeek – Linda Bethea @Nutsrok1

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We are wrapping up our extended #ExcerptWeek with a contribution from  popular blogger Linda Bethea, which I know you’re going to enjoy! Thanks for taking part, Linda. The floor is yours!

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Everything Smells Just Like Poke Salad

Excerpt from Chapter Twelve
Special Times

Most farm business was conducted in Cuthand, but Daddy would sometimes catch a ride with the mailman or hire a ride to go to Clarksville by himself to take care of things. However, on a few, glorious occasions I would awaken before daybreak to find Mama putting breakfast on the table and hurriedly packing food in the blue-banded, enamel water bucket. This could only mean one thing. We were all going to Clarksville! It didn’t matter what went in the bucket. The occasion made everything special.

A family trip to Clarksville was rare and logistics had to line up just so. The weather had to be right, conditions perfect…

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8 thoughts on “#ExcerptWeek – Linda Bethea @Nutsrok1

  1. Anonymous says:

    The stories told in Everything Smells Just Like Poke Salad are expressed well with humor resulting in an enjoyable read. Illustrations are great and compliment the story! Good read!!

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