we are together. The Graham's place was a central location for Mom to
us kids. She was still working at the Hayes factory in Grand Rapids
parts for the war. Carolyn (8) was staying with aunt Edie and Uncle
just a few miles away. Arleen (4) and I (9) were staying with Grandma
and Grandpa Sheckler at Hutchins
Lake. Grace, Edie, and Ethel had a common Grandpa, "William
Bert and Grace Grahams, lived on a dairy farm. There were a lot of maple trees on Bert's property and in the spring Bert would tap the trees for sap, make maple syrup and he sold quite a bit of it. At the end of the season they always had a pedro card party where Grace would always bake a bunch of biscuits and serve them with warm maple syrup.
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