Yesterday's Wind

Yesterday's Wind

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The tanned farmer stood under the windmill in the hot, cloudless July afternoon. His soiled blue cotton shirt was buttoned to the collar. Before him, his nineteen-year-old son, ramrod straight in his immaculate marine dress blues, lamented, a€œDad, if only I could turn back just a few months, then I wouldna€™t be in this predicament.a€ The father, his jaw set, gazing up at the windmill vanes, quiet in the summer calm, uttered softly, a€œYou cana€™t pump water with yesterdaya€™s wind.a€ Born in 1922 to a simple farming family in rural Colorado, Andrew Hubbard is athletic, handsome, and intelligent. Andya€™s childhood is a balancing act between the academic world he loves so dearly and the farming culture surrounding him. Maturing into a young man, he is on track to fulfilling his dream of becoming a doctor and marrying his high school sweetheart. World War II put the plans of a generation on hold, and Andy was no exception. After joining the United States Marines and facing a long and bloody war, Andy fights not only for his country but also for his ability to make it home to the life he treasures. Based on a true story.It could, however, drive stationary balers, milking machines, silage blowers, hammer mills, wheat threshers, and anything around the farm that could get along without horses. The little single cylinder workhorse eliminated a significant amount of manual labor and was a boon to the farming ... Early John Deere tractors were not glamorous, partly because of the cacophonous staccato sound that only twoanbsp;...


Title:Yesterday's Wind
Author: Albert Bartlett
Publisher:AuthorHouse - 2015-10-06
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