by Terry Hargrove
When we were kids, one of the things we looked forward to every Easter was the chicken wire pen in the basement of Kuhn’s Five and Dime. For a quarter, you could buy a blue, red or purple baby chicken.
Easter Chicks was stenciled above the cage, and we were suckers for them every year. My older sisters would give the Easter Chicks grandiose names pulled from great literature they were supposed to be reading in high school, and we’d sneak them into the house after supper. Those were happy times. Not for us or the Easter Chicks, but for the neighborhood cats. Continue reading
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