Tuesday, May 24, 2016

I have a reprint of The Country Gentleman's Catalogue for 1894. Published in England, it was meant not for the English yeoman farmer who actually did the work, but for the "gentlemen" who owned those farms and estates.

The Farm Service Agency has Youth Loans available. These loans can be up to $5,000 and the youth must be age 10 through 20.

The devil is in my house. It came in through a window, like most burglars do, gaining entry to our inner sanctum and stealing my pride without my knowledge or consent.

We need to be on our best behavior in the management of the water supply for dairy cattle during the summer.

The regret of never having had the opportunity to meet my paternal grandmother has always been with me, but the sense of loss has become stronger as I have grown older.

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