Sunday, February 19, 2017

Traveling newsman Charles Kuralt once described the farmers of this nation as one of the most stubborn breeds of man alive, and I have never forgotten it.

They are together again, Ori and Little Sister. Never before has this house been utterly silent. Never before has this house been virtually empty except for Lisa who misses her friend almost as much as I do.

If you believe the 2007 U.S. Farm Bill process is complicated - 2 million farmers, 435 representatives, 100 senators, innumerable ideas - it's a simple souffl

I have come to the conclusion that all the single women I know are spending far too much time worrying about how to meet men.

With the school year coming to a close in the next few weeks, many students will be looking for employment on farms to do a variety of tasks ranging from baling hay to milking cows to operating machinery.
brown eggs

Why do brown eggs have that extra wholesome, homespun appeal?

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.

When University of Wisconsin law professor Peter Carstensen read the U.S. Department of Justice May 4 press release announcing its blessing on pork giant Smithfield, Inc.

As I reach the milestone of my 10th official Mother's Day, I find that I appreciate my own mother so much more.
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