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Do you know what is coming out of the heifer barn?

Thursday, November 9, 2006

Ideal answer: Springing heifers ready to calve, walk into the milking herd and work. Sounds simple, but what does that really mean? Looking at a couple factors, we can start putting some numbers to “springing heifers ready to walk into the milking herd.

Politics: Meaning #5

Thursday, November 9, 2006

Teary eyes glistened from the theater stage as the last performance ended. The cast, more than 50 teens from at least 19 schools, spent hours learning the book-thick music and lyrics of the school version of Les Miserables.

To every thing, there is a season

Thursday, November 9, 2006

The final round of hay has been put up, and the colorful leaves have blown free from our majestic old trees.

False comfort: Raw milk is safe

Thursday, November 2, 2006

There is a sense of complacency about food safety: Our food supply is safe; I’ve never gotten sick. But the recent spinach/E.

Wanting balance

Thursday, November 2, 2006

I was at the checkout magazine rack, too cheap to buy, yet eager to learn how Angelina Jolie is going to balance celebrity, saving the world, motherhood and photo ops.

Cheering for a friend in World Series

Thursday, November 2, 2006

Baseball, to me, is still the great American pastime. So many of my memories from childhood revolve around playing baseball in the side yard with my sisters and brother or fielding a team with lots of cousins in the wide open grassy area near my Aunt Dee’s pond.

Waiting For The Slinging To Cease

Thursday, November 2, 2006

Does the pre-election mud hit you like it hits me? Not a soft, warm variety that makes me ready for the spa, this mud is cold and slimy, and I have some homework to do to get polished up in time to vote.

Too much silence about merger

Thursday, November 2, 2006

The weakly regulated, wild west show that has been the Chicago futures markets is poised to become a wilder, more global show now that the Chicago Mercantile Exchange announced it was purchasing archrival Chicago Board of Trade for $8 billion.

Can I get a re-run of my 29th birthday?

Thursday, October 26, 2006

We are (too) fast approaching yet another 30-something birthday and let me assure you the new has worn off.

Reliving The Personal Touch

Thursday, October 26, 2006

When I think back to my trick-or-treating days as a kid, my memories strike a contrast with the door-to-door invasions we think of today.


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