Author's Bio - Farm Boy

My first name is James (farm boy).
 I was raised on a dairy farm. Each day as a young kid, I had to do the morning barn chores before I went to school. The school was a one room school house, which was about three miles from the farm. I walked to that school from  first grade through the fifth grade. 

When I was in the sixth grade, my dad bought the thousand acre farm which I had to help operate. By age thirteen, I  was already operating this family farm, and also going to school. In the spring when I was fourteen, is when my dad asked me to quit school so I could operate the farm full-time, while he went out to work road construction. The agreement was, I would move into the other ranch-house house, and when I turned eighteen,  I would  buy the farm. I moved into the other house and that was when my sister and my nephew (a toddler at two years old) moved in with me.

 While my sister worked in town,  I took care of my nephew.  Since I was supposed to buy the farm, I had all my life plans wrapped in that promise when I'd turn eighteen and the farm would be mine. Unfortunately that never did happen. When I was seventeen, just six months away from my eighteenth birthday, my dad sold the farm. 

 I worked out until I was drafted in military at nineteen. after the military I worked out at different jobs.
Raising my nephew was a a very proud achievement for me. We had a very close relationship with a great degree of trust. He was taken from us as a young man while out on an evening with friends. 
I like to write about my youth on the farm and school, also sharing my thoughts on raising my Nephew in a parental role.

James (Farm Boy)

Works by Farm Boy
Two Young Farm Boys
Sorry, You Can not Touch it
I Always Wanted Him
Sam Stayed the Night
The Looking Game
Country Neighbor Boy (Part I)
Country Neighbor Boy (Part II)
How do you wear this thing?
The Worn-out Jock
The Door Watcher
What I learned after School
Returning to the Old Farms
Six Heads for the Soap Commandant
The Boys in the Barn
The Beginners (Part I)
The Beginners (Part II)
Our Very Special Relationship
So Many Socks
A Warm Taste at the Milk house
Gary and his Stiff Problem
Fans of the Piss Game
The Church Basement Rituals
Cousin Billy's First Shot
Rubber Champs 
The Ol' Swimming Hole 
We Start to Fool Around
The Tummy Rub

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