Stories by Judith Sutherland

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.

Lessons change over the years

Thursday, March 31, 2005

As time marches on, the changing of seasons remains the same, but little else has been untouched by the progression of time.

The best trick pony: Horse-on-a-stick

Thursday, March 24, 2005

I remember as a child being obsessed with horses and the cowboy life. It consumed our play, it invaded our dreams.

Winter, winter go away, come back some other day

Thursday, March 17, 2005

Winter wind, howling in the depths of December prompts us to wish to retreat to the easy chair beside the fireplace, a cup of something warm and steaming nestled in our chilly hands.

Amazing, all that play and no injury

Thursday, March 10, 2005

Farm safety was constantly a part of our dialogue over the course of my growing up years, and though I am sure we turned deaf ears to it at the time, I now can understand the enormity of it.

Celebrating everyday heroes

Thursday, March 3, 2005

The man who painted eloquent pictures of everyday heroes may have been surprised to know that he became one of mine.

Where is ag on Bush’s priorities?

Thursday, February 24, 2005

One day recently, the morning TV news carried two headlines that made me stop in my tracks.
Condoleeza Rice was appealing for several billion dollars in aid to be sent to Tunisia, and about quadruple that billion dollar amount to be sent to Iraq and Afghanistan.

Journey of hardship and faith

Thursday, February 17, 2005

As the journey by covered wagon unfolds for Laura Ingalls Wilder, her husband and young daughter, Rose, it becomes apparent that the travelers will be glad to settle down in a new home.

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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.