The old come to Pinecraft for fresh air and sunshine, plus the opportunity to be outside without slipping and sliding on ice and snow.
And they help each other.
And the young one, if she lives long enough will be an old one in the years to come.
This is life, generation after generation.
A couple of months ago Louie and Sara decided they want about twenty babies. When the babies were available they needed someone to deliver them. So they asked their neighbor Harvey Miller if he could deliver their babies? Harvey thought he could although he wasn't all that experienced. After all he is a retired preacher and not a doctor. But nevertheless Harvey decided he could do such a thing and took off for Wal-Mart, picked up the baby dolls and delivered them safely into Louie and Sara's outstretched arms. The babies thrived and did well under Sara's loving care. And today they sat outside sunning themselves in a Yard Sale and watched the world go by.
On Yoder Avenue Ivan Good is preparing for a Yard Sale in a week or so. This truck is made from twelve different kinds of wood. It is a beauty.
Violet had a good turnout with their Yard Sale.
Today the last of Hurricane Irma's debris left the park. The Live Oak at the retention pond blew over. Today the stump and roots were dug up and departed. And like normal there is always a number of people standing by, watching the process.
Making his next move.
Mennonite women visiting.
Today five buses came in. It is Tuesday and some many different buses is the normal. The buses pick up passengers on Monday and arrive here on a Tuesday. The first one to come in was CrossRoads and they are usually here before many of the people are out of bed.
Journey Tours is mostly Daviess County Indiana and Arthur Illinois. They were scheduled to come in at 10:15am.
The Elite from Lancaster PA was delayed by over two hours. But they drove in ice and snow and had they had to stop because of an accident ahead of them. And then they had another delay. To be exact they arrived at 11:55am.
A bit later the Pioneer buses were due to arrive. I didn't stay for those as I had other obligations. The streets are filling up with older people.
The adults wait in line at the Pinecraft Benefit Dinner while the boys enjoy each others company.
Greg, Ken and Luella enjoying their meal.
The boy on the left is from Illinois. The other one didn't know where he is from.
Just a small portion of the people tonight.
Checking the phone.
Grilling the hot dogs.
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