Stories by Judith Sutherland

Imaginations keep farm kids busy

Thursday, September 2, 2004

“Some days, we would simply walk the fields and stroll the woods just for enjoyment. It seemed we didn’t really need a good reason, but sometimes we would offer to check the north fence or insist upon checking to see if the latest storm knocked any trees about in the back woods.

Horses ‘utterly horror-stricken’

Thursday, August 26, 2004

“For those who did not drive one, automobiles were an unmitigated nuisance and often provided even dangerous situations.

Survival of a young country doctor

Thursday, August 19, 2004

“Dog trainers have a saying that in order to train a dog one must know more than the dog. In order to drive a horse in dangerous situations, one must know more than the horse.

Will New England farm story repeat?

Thursday, August 12, 2004

Columnist Judith Sutherland questions what is really progress.

Looking back, it was a different world

Thursday, August 5, 2004

Columnist Judith Sutherland looks at school life through the eyes of an older friend.

Ups and downs of the Appalachians

Thursday, July 29, 2004

Columnist Judith Sutherland rediscovered the Appalachian Trail through the words of author Bill Bryson.

Armchair hikers can blaze the trail

Thursday, July 22, 2004

Columnist Judith Sutherland boggles her mind with thoughts of backpacking the Appalachian Trail. Instead, she’ll read a good book about it.

Keep up with a soldier’s life in Iraq

Thursday, July 15, 2004

Columnist Judith Sutherland read’s about a soldier’s experience online.

We realize every day is not sunny

Thursday, July 8, 2004

Columnist Judith Sutherland’s son Cort has learned lessons in his young life that many of us never learn.

War of the weeds is a ‘hum-dinger’

Thursday, July 1, 2004

Columnist Judith Sutherland remembers the days when walking the fence on the dairy farm in search of too-tall weeds was a fun event.

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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.