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My pilgrim progress, or not so much

Thursday, November 17, 2005

I have nothing against Thanksgiving. Really. Any holiday that has pie as its main export is all right with me.

Sing a Song of Squirrels

Thursday, November 17, 2005

“Many years ago in the ’60s, Black squirrels of London Were exported far away, To Kent State University Where they populate today.

Superhero’s mom has hands of steel

Thursday, November 10, 2005

From the moment I held my firstborn son in my arms, I realized, almost instantaneously, that this wild, wonderful, unpredictably joyous journey I had only just begun would, in the blink of a moment, lead to my own planned obsolescence.

For Our Veterans

Thursday, November 10, 2005

Appropriate words for this time of year, let’s consider the following popular poem attributed to Father Dennis O’Brien, M.

What’s really going on?: Farms still don’t have good records

Thursday, November 10, 2005

I have taught the benefits of current, accurate farm financial and production records since I started working with dairy management students at the Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) in 1974.

A distinguished fellow gets shuffled

Thursday, November 10, 2005

In the big, slow move this past summer from the big, painted house in town, my worn copy of Aldo Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac went missing.

An extraordinary autumn gears up

Thursday, November 10, 2005

Hasn’t autumn been extraordinary this year? November blew in, and each day so far has been as mild as a day in May.

Just stick a pen between your teeth

Thursday, November 3, 2005

Feeling the chill of dreary fall mornings makes it hard to come out from under bedcovers and get a move on.

Good managers communicate well

Thursday, November 3, 2005

Maybe you consider yourself a good employer. Maybe your employees believe so. Or, maybe not. If you have had difficulty managing employees, it may be useful to learn some things you can do to become a better employer.

He is farm policy’s pain in the neck

Thursday, November 3, 2005

If you’re a conventional farm policy person – as most farm leaders and members of Congress are – Daryll Ray is becoming your biggest pain in the neck.

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