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 18 ‘Lighting the Way’ shares the story of bringing electricity to local farms
December 11 New city park should use names Stephens, Gordon
December 4 Remember to tell children all about those olden days
November 27 Cooper brothers decided to stay and fight for home
November 20 Benjamin Cooper built fort to fend off warring Indians
November 13 Many found wholesome fun at Columbia’s new property
November 6 Election Day calls to mind history of our hometown
October 30 New Zealand gourd feast recalls family ‘heritage pumpkin’ tradition
October 16 Strolling in style for frosty October mornings
October 3 Planned recreation requires skilled, patient leadership
September 26 Students at high school enjoyed university perks
September 19 University lab schools gone but not forgotten
September 12 Carefully built nest is a lesson in ingenuity
September 5 Heimlich touts method for drowning victims
August 22 Bicyclists’ bone-shaking rides led to paved roads
August 15 Despite some grousing, electricity changed lives
August 8 Granny’s notesHooked on memories, fish don’t need to bite
August 1 Head of Sony crosses paths with bike tour
July 25 Things are different way out in the country
July 18 Duley’s Mill gave area its first one-stop shop
June 27 Memories of these tastes won’t soon be forgotten
June 20 McHarg family’s service to community
June 13 ‘Kettle’ engineers teach how America was made
June 6 Bike excursion through China reveals anisolated society
May 30 Pretend we’re pushing the frontier westward
May 23 Parents shouldn’t teach tots to swim too early
May 16 Old grindstone raises questions about past
May 9 Unplanned farming career moves family to the country
May 2 Small details big part of full family history
April 25 Some sunburn lessons learned the hard way
April 18 Ignored reservation causes a lodging problem in Spain
April 11 Ohio bike tour sparked idea for Hermann Hassle
April 4 Solitary tour of Canton anything but lonely
March 28 Festivities offer chance to gain horse sense
March 21 Skin cancer can result from poor protection
February 29 Black walnuts bring back fond Missouri memories
February 22 Careful massage saves courageous Pekingese
February 15 Skunks have no appeal as cute household pets
February 8 Water and lack thereof lead to demise of towns
February 1 Hard, honest work opened new world to Abe Lincoln
January 25 New Zealand creative in packaging dry milk
January 18 Trip through islands illustrates life in Samoa
January 11 Long bicycle trip yields strong memories, friends
January 4 Icy enticement hides danger of drowning
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