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GUEBERT: It's August, take a nap

Published 08/16/2012, The Daily Republic

One part of every day on the southern Illinois dairy farm of my youth was inviolate: the noon nap. Nearly everyone took one. We didn’t rest very long, just 30 minutes or so, because the farm work never rested long. The naps, however, were as integral a part of our farm routine as the big, noon dinners they followed.

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