Originally Posted by PensyDutch
I don't think our kids know what an apron is. The principal use of Grandma's apron was to protect the dress underneath becuse she only had a few. It was also becuse it was easier to wash aprons than dresses and aprons used less material. But along with that, it served as a potholder for removing hot pans from the oven.
It was wonderful for drying children's tears, and on occasion, was even used for cleaning out dirty ears.
From the chicken coop, the apron was used
Originally Posted by nana20010
One day a farmer's donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, he decided the animal was old, and the well needed to be covered up anyway; it just wasn't worth it to retrieve the donkey.
He invited all his neighbors to come over and help him. They all grabbed a shovel and began to shovel dirt into the well. At first, the donkey realized what was happening and cried horribly. Then, to everyone's amazement