1. The Fiske Family
2. The Bennetts
3. The Dicksons
4. The Abbey
5. Landmarks and Personalities
6. The Great Road
7. The South Side
8. Merriams and Fields
9. Sold to Riley
10. Early Automobiles
11. The Dump
 
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THE BENNETTS

 

Whenever we wanted to know what the future had in store for    us, all we had to do was to ask one of them to contact a saint —they knew them intimately — and we would get a first-hand    reply. Honor had the rare gift of being able to see the saints as   well as talk to them, and she would point to where they were perched and give vivid descriptions of their iridescent costumes  that glowed with all the colors of the rainbow. In spite of explicit directions for seeing these phenomena, I could never acquire       the knack.

AUNT SOPHY

   Aunt Sophy was a teacher at Winsor School in Boston before she married Uncle Edmund Sears. Whenever she came to visit us    it was always fun because she was energetic and played games  and took us coasting, skiing and snowshoeing, and in the evening told us ghost stories. She had a way of keeping order, as any   good schoolteacher should, by introducing a spirit of competition into our games. One day we were coasting in the field below our house, and as the morning wore on and the sun got brighter and  the snow stickier, Aunt Sophy suggested that everyone make a snow sculpture. the best piece to receive a prize. The others all made snowmen but I, being original, decided to make a toilet  which must have been very realistic because Aunt Sophy walked up to it, took one look and began kicking it apart, saying, "That's not funny — not funny at all."
   Once when we were returning from a walk we stopped at one   of our farmhouses that was temporarily unoccupied. As we  entered we heard rapid footsteps upstairs and a door close.     Aunt Sophy, not wishing to appear frightened in front of the

 

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