Memories of our county – Picking Cotton

Nannie Maude Reynolds
Shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

I never liked to pick cotton. There is nothing pleasant about it. It is either too hot or too cold. The weather is in the process of changing from summer to winter and you either freeze your fingers off with frost on the cotton or you sweat yourself to death;  Sometimes both in the same day. We used to have to stay out of school for the first month of school each year to pick cotton. I loved school and hated to have to miss days. I prayed for