JoAnne Lower, Albums
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An Ordinary Man
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The Thing About Neighbors - It was a time when neighbors were friends, doors had no locks and the holsteins all had names.

Searching for a Tractor - Sold! The auctioneer cried out - and Dad's John Deere B was driven away without my noticing.

High School Reunion - Remember 1962? Pony tails and poodle skirts, '57 Chevys and sock hops, motorcycles and ...

Rhubarb - My first date.

Blessings Like The Rain - My Dad's Legacy - "Remember, things are not always as they appear. One day the sky brings rain, the next day is clear ...

Egg Money
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Four vignettes wrapped into one. It's about JoAnne's mother, whom she calls the financier on the family farm, near Thompson, Iowa. "Egg money was the only cash you could count on."

This One's On You - A yarn about my brother and how he fixed the landlord who wouldn't pay for anything done on our rented property.

An Ordinary Man - A reflection about my Korean born daughter, tells of the person who found the child in a park, in the winter, when she was one week old.

Johanna's Story - My beautiful grandmother teaches me love and courage.

The Struggle - A hatchling chick's struggle to break through its shell; my stuggle to break through and find my own voice.

Hollyhocks & Purple Clover
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Stocking Secrets - An old, black, no account farm dog that became Dad's business partner.

The Highest Branch - From a boy to a pastor and a branch to cross.

Martha's Lamb - A young girl's first grownup decision.

Something About September - Going away on a family vacation, but so happy to be turning into our farm driveway again. Growing up to go home again.

Just an Old Christmas Angel - Christmas isn't just Christmas presents, Christmas is the people we love. Dad came home from a long stay in the hospital on Christmas Eve.

Amazing Grace - The many voices of Dad's wonderful voice.

Memory Maker
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Just Me & My Dad - First days of school, buying a prom dress, showing him my new baby daughter, shared last days in his fight with leukemia.

Hands of the Farmer - Thanksgiving harvest and the near loss of a little girl's Dad.

The Fair - Lambs and calves: 4-H fair projects, pets, father's wisdom.

Johanna's Story - A prarie bird, protecting her young, brings back the story of a grandmother's love and strength, and life on an early Iowa farm.

Rhubarb - First date, not great, in 1957.

Home for Christmas
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Several stories of Christmas on the farm, featuring:

Hands of the Farmer - Thanksgiving harvest and the near loss of a little girl's Dad.

Just an Old Cardboard Angel - Christmas isn't just Christmas presents, Christmas is the people we love. Dad came home from a long stay in the hospital on Christmas Eve.

Timothy's House - A little boy and his puppy grow up to go back home again

Stocking Secrets - An old, black, no account farm dog that became Dad's business partner.


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