“Children Are A Poor Man’s Riches” – English Proverb

Nat Geo, Jan ’86

What a blessing has Johann Inauen, and I don’t mean his pipe. Son Reto could not be more smitten with papa, enjoying a childhood on a small Appenzell dairy farm in Switzerland. Idyllic indeed.


Barefoot In Scottsboro: No Tenderfoots Here

Scottsboro, Alabama, 1936 by the great Carl Mydans for Farm Security Administration

Inside the multigrade school

Cujo: The Early Years

Dog Land, Chiefland, Florida: Natl Geo 10/64

“Dog Land” was actually a thing. I’d pay money to go play with dogs.


For more information about Dog Land, click here. Will Shetterly is the son of Dog Land’s owners, and he even wrote a novel based on it.