Outdoors: Simple gifts are the best gifts

Jay Anglin

When people talk about how great it was growing up in a small town I can’t help but to smile a little. Wabash, Indiana, was as a good a place as any to grow up and most definitely better than average.

Life was fairly simple back then and we really didn’t need much to keep us active. Depending on the season, we had ballgames to play, bicycles to ride or sledding to do. We stomped in the creek and caught crawdads in the summer, and we built snow forts in the winter. The Atari was a fun distraction but our lives certainly didn’t center around video games.

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