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This book is the humorous reminiscences of an Indiana Farmer from Monroe Country. The Bailey farm on "That Road" in Bloomington IN was purchased by Roy Bailey, Jerry's father, in 1944. Jerry Bailey, Roy and Viola's 9th child, was born January 15th 1939 in northern Monroe County, IN.You will follow Jerry as he goes from child, to adult, married young man, father, grandfather and then great grandfather Jerry spent the majority of his life influenced and molded by trying to make a living through farming the land. Life was simpler during his formative years, three generations ago, when almost all roads outside of Bloomington center were gravel and twisted their way though and around quarry holes and creeks that flowed through the "bottoms", when dairy farms were the norm, when most of the children going to school came from these farms. For Jerry even as a young child, funny jokes and laughs were his way of interacting with the world around him. Life is never dull when one is drawn into Jerry's sphere of influence.
Please sit down relax and enjoy these Jerry's farming antidotes placed in central Indiana and spanning six decades.