Stories by Judith Sutherland

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.

Cherishing the storyteller’s tales

Thursday, May 8, 2003

Embrace the stories that the elderly can share, says columnist Judith Sutherland. The wisdom and experience is invaluable.

National stories cause heartbreak

Thursday, May 1, 2003

Lives can change in an instant, something columnist Judith Sutherland ponders in this week’s column.

Making an ordinary day simply sparkle

Thursday, April 24, 2003

Columnist Judith Sutherland talks about her good buddy Sean Casey – also known as the Cincinnati Reds’ first baseman.

Judith Sutherland:Country life mirrored in Zippy book

Thursday, April 17, 2003

Columnist Judith Sutherland finds a big that mirrors her life to a “T.”

Embracing silence in a noisy world

Thursday, April 10, 2003

Columnist Judith Sutherland reminds us to stop and smell the roses (or hear simple truths).

Lifelong desire for rich, green fields

Thursday, April 3, 2003

Meeting Louis Bromfield sparked the desire of columnist Judith Sutherland’s father to become a farmer.

Bromfield’s world, then and now…

Thursday, March 27, 2003

Louis Bromfield was a Pulitzer-prize winning author, but he wanted to be remembered for his contribution to agriculture, writes columnist Judith Sutherland in this week’s Farm and Dairy.

World then and now seem strikingly similar

Thursday, March 20, 2003

When author Louis Bromfield was looking to give his life roots, he turned to a farm in northcentral Ohio. Columnist Judith Sutherland shares the story.

Farming isn’t all work and no play

Thursday, March 13, 2003

Columnist Judith Sutherland compares visits to her cousins’ farm as a wonderful trip to a resort, where work is secondary.

To some, pets always come first

Thursday, March 6, 2003

Our companion animals are more than just animals, observes columnist Judith Sutherland. They are, indeed, our companions.

Everyone has a story worth telling

Thursday, February 27, 2003

Columnist Judith Sutherland talks about her days in the newsroom and the lessons worth learning.

Solace is in helping to alleviate others’ suffering

Thursday, February 20, 2003

Columnist Judith Sutherland reminds us this week that if you look hard enough, you’ll find many things to be grateful for.

Singing birds: The joy of spring

Thursday, February 13, 2003

If you can, build or put up a bluebird house near your home, says columnist Judith Sutherland, and you’re in for great wonder.

Country kids’ imaginations run wild

Thursday, February 6, 2003

Columnist Judith Sutherland didn’t have the wide range of toys that most kids have today – she had bales of hay and piles of sticks – and her pets. So, she learned to improvise.

Taking the Hippocratic oath to heart

Thursday, January 30, 2003

Columnist Judith Sutherland compares the doctors in the 1930s with today’s physicians.

Truman: Just a Missouri farm boy

Thursday, January 23, 2003

The words of former president Harry S. Truman share insight into this trail-blazing president, something columnist Judith Sutherland admires.

Schools of today, schools of yesterday

Thursday, January 16, 2003

Columnist Judith Sutherland wonders how today’s students would fare in the school of the early 1900s.

Facts, an update and a thank you

Tuesday, December 31, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland shares her son’s struggles and his mantra.

Remember friends, family for holidays

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland finds the most meaningful of holiday gifts comes from the heart.

Homesteaders: The final chapter

Thursday, December 19, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland wraps up her series on the hardy pioneers who settled the Plains as homesteaders.

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