"How it was.... it was October-November of 1960, and Mr Bob had called from his farm over on the Eastern Shore to tell us conditions were right and the geese in. So,Pop took a day off from work and I'd permission to miss school to go goosin'."
Johnbt, that very much reminds me of a piece by Gene Hill called Times Past on the Eastern Shore. Both are excellent writings on the way it once was. Unfortunately I haven't had the fortune to talk to Mr. McCracken, but judging from that story he is one of the old breed of which too few remain...