Tag: tornadoes

Things I Found in My Mother-in-Law’s House: The 1912 Postcard

It’s been a while since I did this, but I’d like to resume occasionally posting “Things I Found in My Mother-in-Law’s House,” which I STILL hope to turn into a book at some point. Mostly I’ll post things I can scan. Like this 1912 postcard, which was sent to Sam Goodfellow a few days after …

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The northern plains of Texas, where I lived as a boy before my parents moved (and fortunately took me with them) to Canada, are in “Tornado Alley,” the area of the United States where most of its 770 yearly tornadoes occur. So is Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, where I went to college. There, in …

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