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Full-rime ‘Mr. Mom '
(Contlnuad from Pag* B 2)
more important to spend time with
the children than to have money
saved for the future.
He is using the time to take the
children on field trips, fishing, and
to see local attractions.
“One thing that I always wanted
to take advantage of is a pick-your
own farm. Every year, as the exten
sion agent, I helped compile a list
of those places, but I never had
time to take advantage of visiting
one. I’m looking forward to it,” he
In his job as extension agent, a
lot of talk about precut vegetables
past construction workers sweating on the Job. His solution stay-at-home dad not only allows
is to wear garden gloves while pushing the stroller. Which, carol more time to spend with the
he believes, gives the impression that he was sweating In children after work but also more h& i o
to time to eook and bake. P oneMi , e V\ Phone
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good value,” Patton said.
The Pattons own four acres,
where Patton has used his horticul
ture interests to cultivate plants and
a water garden.
“Although I’m a city girl, I’ve
always dreamed of having a little
piece of land,” Carol said.
She grew up in a traditional fam
ily setting in the Allentown area.
Her parents pushed education.
Although gender roles were not
stressed in her family, Carol’s
decision to become a doctor was
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This Saturday, June 24, my
grandmother would be almost ISO
planned,” she said.
She was a biology major in col
lege when a professor encouraged
her to take the exam to see whether
or not she would qualify for medi
cal school. She did qualify.
Because she loved studying and
learning, she decided to train in
She liked working in geriatrics.
Although the medical profession
doesn’t consider that field as pre
stigious as some, for Carol it has
been exactly right Being a staff
doctor for a nursing home facility
allows her to work regular day
time hours a privilege in medi
Patton’s decision to become a
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years old. This fact got me to
thinking of some of the stories that
I’ve heard about her life.
She was raised on a large farm
in eastern Lancaster County with
an older sister and a younger too
ther. One tragic story tells of the
older girls being given the respon
sibility of watching their toother.
Apparently, he wandered away
and fell into a small stream in their
meadow and drowned. This tra
gedy had a profound effect on the
whole family and the mother spent
her later years keeping a room full
of dolls that she made. These were
given to all visiting children.
My great-grandfather was a
farmer who liked to travel as he
crossed the ocean several times to
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Located on U.S. Route 40, eight miles east of the
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SATURDAYS THRU SEPT. 30TH
Uncaster Farming Saturday, June 24, 1995-B3
visit relatives. He also is remem
bered for putting a glass roof on
his bam. Some of the blue, green,
yellow and amber glass is still in
my possession as it had to be re
moved because it was too heavy
and made the bam too hot.
The bam on this property was
burned twice. The first time was
when a hired girl, who was hunt
ing eggs, dropped her candle. La
ter. a simple-minded hired girl
purposely set it on fire. My great
grandfather was coming home
from Lancaster when he got the
news. It is said that he immediate
ly turned the team around and
went back for a load of lumber to
This farm had tenant houses, a
blacksmith, a cooper, a wagon
shed, pig sty, tobacco shed, and
com bam. The large brick house is
still being used as a dwelling and
the farm is quite productive.
My grandmother married Ben
jamin Landis when she was 19
years old and they moved to what
is now “Landis Homes,” a retire
ment village. That is where my
mother was bom.
Now that I’ve gone down me
moiy lane, it is time to come back
to reality and go to woik in my
lital of the First Frontier”