6-Life in Greenwald Coulee

Moving into Our New House

By Jean Storlie / April 12, 2021 /

We moved to Greenwald Coulee late January of 1963. Cindy and Jean transferred to State Road School in the middle of their third and first grade years. Both girls adjusted well and started to make friends with the neighbor kids. Since they were already friends with Carol and Sue Fisher, it was easy for them…

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The Landmans Move Next Door

By Jean Storlie / April 16, 2021 /

A young couple, Bill and Jane Landman, moved into the house next door a couple months after us. I made some welcome brownies, which Jack delivered to them. The next day, Jane stopped by to thank me. And we became friends right away. I learned that Jane was an elementary special education teacher, and Bill…

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Life in the Neighborhood

By Jean Storlie / May 11, 2021 /

In no time, our yard became a gathering place for the neighborhood kids. We lived across the street from the gate to the pasture where people boarded their horses at the abandoned farm. That area was a big attraction for the kids. You can see our house just beyond the pasture gate in the picture. Three…

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Neighborhood Pony Herd

By Jean Storlie / May 21, 2021 /

Fairly early in our move to Greenwald Coulee, the Fishers fenced in their adjacent lot and bought a palomino Shetland pony, named Pal. The neighbor kids flocked to the Fishers’ house to fawn over Pal. Our girls, especially Cindy, became enchanted with the idea of us having a pony, too. That triggered us to consider if…

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