The Rev. Ernie Ranly poses in front of a log and mortar wall, on the second floor of the home he was raised in near Cassella. Ranly, a missionary priest with the Precious Blood Society, recently authored a book about his childhood, called "Pick Up Stuff."
CASSELLA - Father Ernie Ranly carefully walks up the old wooden steps to the second floor of the farmhouse.
The stairs slightly dip to one side near the top and the creaking noise from the worn planks suddenly goes silent. [More