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Dishwater Gals

Dishwater Gals

Slowly and methodically, with the precision of a surgeon, Elbert Willis trods behind a borrowed mule and hand plow, slicing the dusty earth near his Seffner home, preparing it for sweet potato planting. "A good man can plow 'bout as much with a mule as he can with a tractor," said the 72-year-old farmer. "I used to plow 10 acres a day with two mules and a cultivator. I could do more now if it weren't for my bad heart. I just been to the doctor this week," he said, patting his chest.

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