A kid’s fun time is to each is own.
We had to ride the bus to school every morning and then come straight home to do chores. If our chores and homework was done then pretty much had our own free time. Who can put a price on an elementary education but even as a child I felt like I was learning more from being with my neighbor and her garden. It was definitely more fun chasing chickens around the field than it was being in a seat in class.
Philistine lived up the road from our place and she had chickens, books, and huge garden in her backyard. During he school year I would run home from getting off the bus, do my chores and then go to Philistine’s. All evening we would do garden work and play cards on the wooden picnic table by her lemon trees. Sharing…
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