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That's My Story, and I'm Sticking to It!: Fennimore...as I Remember
by Tom Nelson
During the four decades since Tom Nelson left his hometown of Fennimore, Wisconsin he has returned countless times. Now he revisits once again to recount his younger years during the 1940's and '50s. These were times when in a small Midwestern town farmer families shopped on Saturday nights while their children went to a double feature movie. The men folks congregated at ...more
Paperback, 332 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Authorhouse
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You don't have to be from Fennimore, Wisconsin, or even to have lived in this time period, to enjoy this collection of stories about small-town life in the 1940s and 50s. Although I am just old enough to remember being able to go to Craig's Drug Store for a root beer float, the rest of the stories are similar to the days in which my parents and grandparents grew up. I could listen to and read about those days for hours... over and over again... and never tire of them.