Stories by Judith Sutherland

The days go by: Children’s teen-age birthdays hit mom like ton of bricks

Thursday, February 26, 2004

Columnist Judith Sutherland faces the reality that her children, Cort and Caroline, are growing up.

Despite pain, life goes on and so do we

Thursday, February 19, 2004

Columnist Judith Sutherland discusses how to cope with life’s ups and downs and tragedies, too.

Making sense of a changing world

Thursday, February 12, 2004

Columnist Judie Sutherland scratches her head at the changes she’s seen in her lifetime, and not all of them for the better.

Patience is a missing commodity

Thursday, February 5, 2004

Columnist Judith Sutherland says patience and family farms go hand in hand.

Farmers need a cut of the dough, too

Thursday, January 29, 2004

Columnist Judith Sutherland wonders what life might be like if farmers negotiated union contracts for their fair share of the pie.

Grandpa Charlie was the greatest

Thursday, January 22, 2004

Columnist Judith Sutherland shares an early memory, and lesson, that continues to inspire.

Strength, quick thinking averts more tragedy after school bus accident

Thursday, January 15, 2004

Columnist Judith Sutherland shares the gripping horror and exceptional strength shown by one school bus driver when she saved a busload of students from harm.

Country cures: Concocted and kept

Thursday, January 8, 2004

Columnist Judith Sutherland writes about the whisky, the salve and the good old days of medicine.

It’s a time for blessing readers, too

Wednesday, December 31, 2003

Columnist Judith Sutherland has relied on Farm and Dairy readers to help her and her family survive the writing of each week’s column for 15 years.

A life of living and giving

Wednesday, December 24, 2003

Columnist Judith Sutherland pays tribute to a family friend who’s probably now playing Santa in heaven.

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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.