Stories by Judith Sutherland

Counting diamonds in the road of life

Thursday, July 3, 2003

Columnist Judith Sutherland says life is what happens while we are making plans.

Music makes life complete and amazing

Thursday, June 26, 2003

Columnist Judith Sutherland’s life is a patchwork of songs, each tune bringing back a memory all its own.

Veterinarian is blessed healer, friend

Thursday, June 19, 2003

Columnist Judith Sutherland reflects on having a veterinarian and friend right around the corner.

Fast food from farm girl’s perspective

Thursday, June 12, 2003

Columnist Judith Sutherland reminisces on the olden days, when fast food meant frying up a dozen eggs in minutes.

Varied paths: Growing up, moving on

Thursday, June 5, 2003

Another benchmark in life gives columnist Judith Sutherland food for thought.

Two phone calls interrupt spring joy

Thursday, May 29, 2003

Warmer weather lures us outdoors, but columnist Judith Sutherland adds words of caution: Keep an eye out for ticks.

The life of a constant contest winner

Thursday, May 22, 2003

A mother’s mind is one of the most ingenius in the world, and columnist Judith Sutherland shares a particularly crafty mother’s story.

Vote: The most aggravating farm animal

Thursday, May 15, 2003

Columnist Judith Sutherland explains her views on the most annoying and aggravating farm stock.

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.

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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.