Hugh Bromley died early this morning in his sleep in the same room in his house that his wife, Joan, died 4 years ago. He was in his 96th year, as he would say, the last of the sixth generation of Bromley dairy farmers in Danby. All but four of his years he spent on the farm watching as the first gas and then electric lights came into the valley, the first...
“The barn needs a new hoe.”
“You’re tellin’ me. What happened to the old hoe?”
“I couldn’t fix’r. Got all loose and then I broke’er.