All photos were shot without assistance by our son, Jack, who has Downs syndrome. He’s quite proud of his photo blog. Click on the picture to open it and read Jack’s comments along with the story. Leave him a comment while you’re there. Nothing makes him happier!
“That was Grandma and Grandpa’s house.”
Ummm, not exactly. Jack doesn’t understand the concept of me having grandparents. When I told him that this cabin belonged to Grandpa’s grandpa, he didn’t get it. It was “Grandma and Grandpa’s house.” Though my dad tried to talk my mom into living that lifestyle, he was unsuccessful. Dad lamented giving up the life of a small farm owner but he stayed married. My great grandfather herded cattle in the Strawberry Valley, in Utah from the 1920s. I don’t know when this cabin was built, but my dad doesn’t remember a time before it. When I was a kid in the 1970s, it was located in a different spot. We had family reunions there and my great uncle, Clair Winterton lived there with my aunt, Beatrice. They were simply awesome. Some time in the 70s, the Wintertons sold out their interests in the Strawberry valley and someone else took ownership of the cabin. I’m sure the new owners moved it closer to the highway for access to power.
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