Friday, August 26, 2016

Testimony before a House or Senate committee is not always the most scintillating reading. I've always marveled how legislators can stay awake during the most boring of hearings.

A friend recently sent me a clipping about the history of aprons, stating that most of our children wouldn't even know what an apron is! A dear aunt.

Mother Nature has pulled some not-so-nice tricks this spring and the one she came up with this past week convinced me that indeed the whole world, including some of its furry creatures, had gone mad.

There's no way of saying this without sounding like either a self-righteous health nut or a sadistic child hater - and I'm still somewhat on the fence over which is worse.

Is it 'cheaper' to feed milk rather than milk replacer? Not necessarily.

Most moms are not as sensational as those who live on Wisteria Lane (Desperate Housewives), but many moms feel a bit desperate occasionally.

There are some weeks when writing a column is hard (OK, most weeks). There's never a lack of things to write about, but making those topics interesting is the tough part.

There are four sayings that I keep close at hand at all times.

During a pork roast dinner with my parents on the farm 15 or so years ago, my father issued one of only two edicts I recall him ever uttering.

Landowners, prospective buyers, lenders and others involved in agriculture often seek baseline data and trend data with which to base their buy/sell decisions upon.
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