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1939 - That old twisted tree and breast cancer
By Bill Sniffin

  There was a twisted, ugly bushy tree in our back yard.  It was next to Big Dickinson Creek and had all kinds of limbs that had shot out in all directions. 

  In a word, it was a tangle.

  I found some real lessons of life as ...

1938.5 - 50 years aprt college freshmen
By Bill Sniffin


Just about the most exciting time in a young person’s life is when he or her heads off to that freshman year of college.

In our family, we are excited about seeing two grandsons heading off on this big adventure.   Nancy and I are enjoying seeing these two boys thrive.

But it surely brings back memories of a different time.

Wolf Johnson, 19, son of Shelli and Jerry Johnson of Lander, is now a student at the University of Wyoming in Laramie. ...

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