Wednesday, February 10, 2016

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.

Hemingway went to Paris to discover, he once explained, if "I could write two good sentences." While there, however, Papa wrote two good books, The Sun Also Rises and Farewell to Arms.

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.

The 1970s, like every decade, were filled with unforgettable fads: platform shoes, mood rings, earth shoes and Rubik's cube.

We have watched civilization marching forward, one invention at a time, over the past couple of hundred years.

Back in the day we shunned PDA. No, not personal digital assistant - that's so 21st century. PDA was Public Display of Affection, i.

Once, while researching the amount of grain the USDA's Commodity Credit Corp. had in storage, I hit the brick-solid bureaucratic wall of silence.

Three steps higher than the rest of our church's sanctuary, Carol and I noted how much hotter the air felt in just that slightly elevated area where we took our turn as elders during our Sunday worship service.

Managing dairy heifer calves is right up there with dairy farm finances in my book. There is no future dairy business without either one of them.

"Remember always that you have not only the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.
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