Nebraska business Feya Candle is successful and gives back with every sale, but the path began “out of a heaping pile of failure.”
There was a time, before industrialization and modern technology, when the only sounds heard outside of cities were from nature.
Being required to sit for an hour and a half at a school desk was tolerated only by the fact that after that time we were liberated by recess.
The last part of November was preparation time for the big Christmas program at my country school.
Grandpa looked at the shattered corn leaves. “This is hail country. We don’t want to settle here,” he stated in his native Czech. He was in the North Loup Valley in the early 1880s, looking for a suitable place to homestead.