Stories by Judith Sutherland

Being in the dark is sometimes best

Thursday, January 26, 2006

It strikes me as a bit humorous that everything old has become new again in many segments of our society.

Few things harder than a goodbye

Thursday, January 19, 2006

There are few things in life more difficult than saying that final goodbye. When my father-in-law passed away unexpectedly in 1997, my husband said the suddenness of his passing was difficult to grasp, and yet a blessing in its quickness.

‘Sounds’ of music better left alone

Thursday, January 12, 2006

Every time I hear those opening lyrics, “the hills are alive with the sound of music” I feel compelled to stop what I am doing and sing along.

Tell the truth – especially to yourself

Thursday, January 5, 2006

Tell the truth. Especially to yourself. This brief directive came to me by way of a gift from a co-worker, a book titled Lists to Live By.

Memories string together homes

Thursday, December 29, 2005

Going through the motions of holiday decorating has felt very much like a grand finale to me as I prepare to pack up the contents of this home.

Walking in a winter waspy land

Thursday, December 22, 2005

As Christmas nears, I have had the great joy of looking at this season through the eyes of a Southern friend.

Being famous can be annoying at times

Thursday, December 15, 2005

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be famous? Just the other day, I was working at my coffee house job.

Hmmm… Farm and Dairy fits in a stocking, doesn’t it?

Thursday, December 8, 2005

Time flies, as we know all too well. What I am realizing more and more is that there are interesting ways in which the passing of time is noticed and measured.

Giving thanks more than once a year

Thursday, December 1, 2005

A wonderful little boy told me the other day, “It doesn’t have to be Thanksgiving Day to say what you are thankful for.

The perfect place for children to play

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Sometimes, in the midst of living life, we forget the importance of fun and games in the big scheme of things.

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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.