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So many books

Thursday, July 20, 2006

I usually read more than one book at a time. I keep a book by my bed, and maybe one in the bag I take to work, but this summer I’m into overload with the books I’ve started.

Nothing scientific about the plane repairs, but trip was science mecca

Thursday, July 20, 2006

The trip was off to a good start. Made good time to the Pittsburgh airport, narrowly missing the 100,000 people the shuttle driver said would be converging on the airport to see the Air Force Air Show at 1 p.

Go ahead, call me some names

Thursday, July 20, 2006

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other word would smell as sweet.” – William Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet By Susan Crowell Farm and Dairy advertising representative Georgeanne Wolf hand-delivered the fax.

Farming: One of life’s great struggles

Thursday, July 13, 2006

Lately, I have found myself wondering what ever became of baseball great Gaylord Perry. The impressive major league baseball pitcher, who boasts a Cy Young award in both the American and National leagues, became famous years ago for quitting baseball to go into farming.

Considering taxes, trade and biofuels

Thursday, July 13, 2006

Outside of accuracy, honesty and tight prose, the rules established (way back in May 1993) for these 700-word weekly adventures were few.

Fear and loathing in the loss of a cell phone

Thursday, July 13, 2006

Last week I suffered a grievous personal loss of a very dear friend. It was sudden and unexpected and although valiant lifesaving efforts were undertaken, all attempts to revive were ultimately unsuccessful.

Picking The Right Pick

Thursday, July 13, 2006

The doctor took one look at Dad’s leg and said we should get to the hospital. The angriest looking leg I’ve seen, his right calf was swollen twice its normal size, feverish, bright red like a bad burn from foot to knee.

Quick, where are your livestock now?

Thursday, July 13, 2006

Where are your livestock now? You are probably wondering what kind of question is that. Of course, we hope they’re still in the field we put them into last.

Planning family future full of pitfalls

Thursday, July 13, 2006

Planning is one of the most critical functions of management. Planning decisions can range from the short term of addressing the everyday “fires” of the farm business to long-range planning for retirement, transition and estate planning.

Book captures one soaring life

Thursday, July 13, 2006

When I opened the package, I had no idea what the big, hardcover book was or who it came from. Bobo’s Flying Circus? And then I looked below the title and saw the subtitle: “Autobiography of Gilbert Russell Evans.

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