Saturday, May 28, 2016

It was a pretty drive through farm country to attend Horse Progress Days in Mount Hope on a beautifully sunny Fourth of July.The quiet...

Farming can get in a family's blood early on.

There was a big family who had just moved in to our community, and one day in class I noticed the hole in the new boy’s shirt.

Life, it has been said, is a series of dress rehearsals. If you keep working on it, one day you will be ready for...

“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring — it was peace.”

It made me stand up a little taller when my dad said to me one morning in the milking parlor, “I just couldn’t farm without you. You do good work.”

Watching the big horse races was a family tradition.

With the arrival of mid-May, every farmer I know is feeling the need to push hard through any window of opportunity.

How do you say goodbye when good neighbors move?

It seems, somehow, that we had a very good year last year. It's always shocking, isn't it, to be told just how much your...
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