This family memoir is set in rural Michigan, where the family farm supplies the backdrop for hard work, innovation and overcoming tragedy. Filled with nostalgia from the 50 's and 60 s, enjoy a step back in time when life was simpler and family was celebrated. A two-room country school, a country church, and a mother who was a true partner, all provided the perfect training ground for developing discipline, integrity, work ethic, and love of God.Farm Families represent the best of America.President George W. BushAUGUST 13, 2001Lessons Learned on the Farm gives a glimpse into the lives and the great experiences gained on the farm. Anyone interested in rural life and farming will truly enjoy reading it.The lessons in hard work, persistence, honesty, integrity and dependence on God were definitely learned by this family. Sue Van Liew RosenbergerTEACHER AT COURTLAND CENTER SCHOOL, 1958-61Phyllis Dolislager did an outstanding job describing a farm family in the 50 's and 60 s. It was a joy to read. She did an excellent job of illustrating the values and love enjoyed in growing up on a farm. Reading this book makes one realize how farming has changed in the last 50 years. She paid a wonderful tribute to her dad with this book. He had high respect for his family, friends and neighbors and showed it by serving as supervisor of our local township.Jim McIntyreSUPERVISOR, COURTLAND TOWNSHIP, ROCKFORD, MICHIGANAnyone wanting to know what life was like on a farm will enjoy this book. It brings backmemories of life before cable TV, computers, and expressways. Lessons Learned on the Farm shows how a family worked together to improve their farm and way of life.Art RosenbergerMILK TESTER, DAIRY HERD IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION, 1947-1965EXTENSION SERVICES OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITYPhyllis Porter Dolislager formerly served as adjunct writing instructor at Nova Southeastern University. She is a member of the National League of American Pen Women. With her family she spent two years doing missionary work in Liberia, W. Africa. Phyllis is an inspirational speaker and works out of her home as a writing consultant. She and her husband, Ron, Finance Director of World Mission Centre, live in Tennessee and Florida.
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