Sunday, November 29, 2015

As we have experienced this year, forage quantity is drastically down as a result of dry conditions.

I raised my aching body from the wooden planked bleacher seat that I'd become fused to. I should have taken more stand-up-and-stretch breaks between heats.

Baseball has its winter hot-stove league when teams and players wheel and deal in hopes of improving their World Series chances.

Weather conditions have been highly variable this summer. As I drive through northeast Ohio and western Pennsylvania, I see beautiful fields of corn, and a few miles away I see drought-stunted fields where it looks like corn is already dying.

Hard work is good for the soul. Hard work builds character. Hard work makes you tougher. Hard work teaches you things you don't even know you are learning.

He would have been 31 years old last November - November 14 to be exact, which stands out for me, because that is my birthday, too.

In its rush to blow out of steamy Washington D.C. for a month of cooler temperatures and cooler tempers, Congress ran the legislative meat grinder hard in the final days of July to crank out enough fat-laden sausage to sate even the hungriest special interest.

Attitude is everything. I have learned this, if nothing else, in the journey of this life. Bright outlook.

August is the time Ohio producers should begin stockpiling feed for their animals winter needs. Stockpiling means to accumulate forages that will be harvested by grazing livestock at a later time.

I have a limited fashion sense due to one minor detail: I'm not six-foot-nine and the weight of a Q-tip.