Granny's Notes - the writing of Sue Gerard

Welcome to the online "Granny's Notes" archive. This collection contains all of Sue Gerard's stories from her weekly column in the Columbia Daily Tribune. Please browse the list below to read her stories.

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December 21 Memory of best holiday present lingers to this day
December 14 Nova Scotia excursion marred by bike accident
December 7 Potters and friends work through the chilly night
November 30 Cold rain can’t keep swimmers from earning coveted badge
November 23 Wood-fired kilns, salt glazing give potters unique experience
November 16 Bike class lures men to Christian College
November 9 Christian College prank haunts St. Clair Hall
November 2 During war, rec center gave teens a refuge
October 26 Brickton Road work will reveal clay beds
October 19 Digging and refining clay expensive but rewarding
October 12 Honest couple saves Appalachian vacation
October 5 Trip to Kentucky yields miles of family history
September 28 Building a ship in a bottle teaches important lessons
September 21 Missouri stone mason assembled unique puzzle
September 14 Remembering our ancestors is an important part of life
September 7 Once again, it’s the time for another introduction
August 24 Cyclists did something seemingly impossible
August 17 Bicycle tour offered different view of China
August 10 Sidewalk capitalists abound in China
July 27 Kids are swimming before they know it
July 20 How to teach a fish out of water to swim
July 13 Pottery studio visit starts retirement hobby
July 6 Personal history filled with life of swimming
June 29 Watching the sky for rain was a yearly occupation
June 15 Olivet Christian’s dinner has tradition of fellowship
June 1 GRANNY’S NOTES Newborn piglets thrill everyone in the family
May 25 33 ‘Harg Hustlers’ camped on local farm
May 18 Couple’s ideas spark community excitement
May 4 Bike trip yields clock that survives the ages
April 27 Untitled
April 20 Olivet church’s history rewritten after fire
April 13 Mother Nature issues telltale signs of spring
April 6 Carefree lifestyle hid darker side of gypsies
March 30 ‘Kentucky’s best’ started settlement of Columbia
March 23 Water problem doomed Smithton from the start
March 16 Boones’ salt enterprise hard work, profitable
March 9 Settlers pull through war with American Indians
March 2 Mishaps cause anxiety on English bike tour
February 23 European bicycle tour perfect retirement trip
February 16 Old pool was important part of community life
February 9 Book’s success owed to family, friends
February 2 Rebecca Boone was resilient during her husband’s absences
January 26 Youthful Abe Lincoln learns valuable lesson
January 19 Beautiful relics of past recovered from wreck
January 12 City kids get bonus at swimming lesson
January 5 Big snow brings back New Year’s memories
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