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Showing blog posts from January, 2018

Jan 26, 2018 by Carol Bremer-Bennett


I am in a room filled with the neighbors of my grandparents. As I sit here amongst the farmers of today, my heart is traveling back to the Saturdays of my childhood spent in Hamilton, MI on my grandparents’ farm. I can see the fields and barns speckled across the hills. I can almost smell the hay where our hidden forts were built and the barn swing rests. As I ride with my grandpa through Burnips, or Oakland, or Drenthe, or Vriesland – I have a sense that all the fields interlock in a tight patchwork of community. Yes, I know the people in this room, though I only met them a few... Read More