Stories by Judith Sutherland

Nothing beats ‘summer school’

Thursday, August 27, 2015

As the simplicity of summertime bows to bus schedules, long days and short nights, it still makes me wistful after all these years.

One Man’s Wilderness will inspire travel to Alaska’s unknown places

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Have you ever wished for a year of alone time, just traveling wherever your heart tugs you?

Life ends, for a new beginning

Thursday, August 13, 2015

We are here for such a short time, a speck in the universe, and our daily concerns will fade so fast.

Jeromesville celebrates 200 years

Thursday, August 6, 2015

When a town has a birthday, every single soul becomes a candle, glowing with a type
of happy pride.

Never give up: A reason for living

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Sadness and loss come to us all, and dark times in life challenge us to find new, meaningful purpose.

Well, when I was your age…

Thursday, July 23, 2015

While we’re talking the olden days, we might as well reminisce about all the ways we defied sure death.

A world of extraordinary beauty

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Children were called upon to accomplish all sorts of things, and if a scary old grandfather asked a child to play checkers after the chores were done, there was no getting out of it.

Some things are out of our control

Thursday, July 9, 2015

The summer haze has combined with soggy days around this part of the Farm Belt. If weeds were worth something, we all would be rolling in money.

Longing for those simpler times

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Neighbors looked out for one another, and the kids were respectful of any adult who scolded them.

Enjoying the smell of summer

Thursday, June 25, 2015

A simple whiff of a unique scent is capable of evoking an age-old set of memories.

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About Judith

Judith Sutherland, born and raised on an Ohio family dairy farm, now lives on a 70-acre farm not far from the area where her father’s family settled in the 1850s. Appreciating the tranquility of rural life, Sutherland enjoys sharing a view of her world through writing. Other interests include teaching, reading, training dogs and raising puppies. She and her husband have two children, a son and a daughter, in college.