Tuesday, April 25, 2017

It's a fine man's name, though you don't hear it used much. Marion Morrison, who surely could have found fame using his real name, became better known as John Wayne, then dubbed simply "Duke".

When I opened the computer file that holds the farm calendar of events we print each week, I glanced at the little numbers that tell me how long the file is in column-inch terms.

One of the oldest truisms in agriculture noted that "when farmers make money, everybody in town makes money.

He's always been less a lover, more a fighter. We bought him almost 15 years ago, in our early dating days when buying a cat together was still giddily committed, "hey look at us, we're a FAMILY!" We found him in a pet shop, stuck in a cage in a roomful of barking dogs, eyes wide, fur on end.

I was a volunteer at the elementary school library when I first learned of the cholesterol- lowering affects of oatmeal.

Make no mistake: down the road, we will pay for the prolonged January thaw which blessed us for so many days.

Higher fuel and nitrogen prices in 2007 have signaled trends that will most likely hold throughout 2008.

A house may sometimes be more than just a home, but a tangible part of history. The house in which

Yes, it is time to take inventories and prepare balance sheets.

I knew all those years of selfishly tossing aside those urban legend chain letter e-mails that warned of dire consequences if I did not forward said chain letter to dozens of my friends posthaste would come to haunt me.
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