Stories by Judith Sutherland

Farm boys made the days more fun

Thursday, June 9, 2005

The days of summer on our dairy and grain farm were anything but lazy days.
What seems to stand out most of all in my memory of summertime is the small army of young men who pitched in to help.

You don’t always get what you want

Thursday, June 2, 2005

You don’t always get what you want.
That lesson seems so simple and yet can be so complex over the course of a lifetime.

Book is reminder of lesson on loyalty

Thursday, May 26, 2005

While reading the book written by Bettie Youngs, I couldn’t help but notice many similarities to so many farm families I have known over my lifetime.

Pekingese is pleasure for youngster

Thursday, May 19, 2005

There has never been a time in my life without dogs. I can’t imagine it any other way.
I remember a black and white photograph in an old family album.

No fun to be inside on a May day

Thursday, May 12, 2005

Friends seem puzzled by the fact that I know very little about television hit shows from my childhood era.

Edison was a classroom nuisance

Thursday, May 5, 2005

Consider for a moment some of the amazing Americans who shaped the development of history. Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Charles Kettering, Marie Curie, Charles Lindberg are a few who come to mind quite readily.

Maybe Rachel Carson was right

Thursday, April 28, 2005

When we speak of land conservation, the farmer in each of us tends to think of caring for farm ground in the best possible way.

Celebrate occasions with photographs

Thursday, April 21, 2005

This past weekend was a big event, and a memorable one, for certain.
The parents of my good friend Cindy celebrated 50 years of marriage, and there was a party big enough to mark it.

The right words can change world

Thursday, April 14, 2005

My son, Cort, has become friends with a girl who is visiting here from Japan this school year.
He told us that he is teaching her fun English slang words, and she is enjoying every minute of it.

A single life could change the world

Thursday, April 7, 2005

Just a week ago, we had the joy of welcoming a young couple with a sweet little baby to our home.
As I was making a fuss over the baby, the young mother told me my optimism and enthusiasm was exactly what she needed to hear.

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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.