Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Eating healthy in today's world can prove to be a major challenge. I just ran across a very old book in my collection which has intrigued me.

As usual, I'm ahead of the curve in all the wrong ways. Just once I'd like to be the first to buy the next hot stock, embrace the next fashion-forward look, or even have the season's hottest salad dressing on my plate before anyone else (Lime Kool-Aid vinaigrette anyone?).

One Saturday when my brother could lend me his help and his pick-up bed, I finally brought home the three-seater swing complete with awning in a color scheme I could live with (no large patterns with flowers or leaves), that I'd purchased weeks ago at a summer clearance price.

Most freelance writers are born moochers. With no corporate travel budget behind them and a flood-or-dust income stream in front of them, the art of mooching - traveling, dining, drinking and vacationing on other peoples' tabs - quickly becomes a way of life.

About 250 representatives of agribusiness corporations, academia, governments and non-governmental organizations attended the World Ag Forum in St.

I have a friend who grew up in the Midwest, and now lives in Florida Just a few weeks ago, she wrote and lamented the differences in her life now as compared to her childhood days.

Duct tape: It's not just for pipe repair and hostage situations anymore. Recently, in an embarrassing setback for NASA, a temporary window cover fell off the shuttle while it was on the launch pad, damaging thermal tiles near the tail.

To hear the major newspapers and farm groups tell it, the world of private property rights collapsed June 23.

Trying to go from breakfast all the way until supper, I'm reminded, again how much better off I'd be, "grazing" through the day with several light meals and snacks rather than two bigger meals.

Now that school is out, students may be looking for a summer job baling hay, milking cows, picking vegetables or assisting with many of the other daily tasks on your farm.