Stories by Judith Sutherland

It’s not Easter without those eggs

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Of all the farm animals we had over the years, chickens never made the roster.

Get out the mops and elbow grease, mud season is here once again

Thursday, March 19, 2015

One very spry lady once unknowingly taught me where the term “dirt poor” originated.

Our entertainment was simple and free

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Back when a tetherball was all it took to entertain.

Prank calls and note passing made fun childhood times

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Back before caller ID, being anonymous was a reality.

From throwing bales, to pulling a calf

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Acting fast saved the calf, and impressed the veterinarian.

Tag along with Dr. Pol to see true joy

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Is anyone else watching “The Incredible Dr. Pol,” televised on National Geographic channels? It’s become columnist Judie Sutherland’s winter treat.

How did we eat before regulations?

Thursday, February 12, 2015

A publication sits on my desk regarding regulations in the holistic food market, with all sorts of subsets of considerations listed in a long article.

Children should know the joy of the woods

Thursday, February 5, 2015

A downed tree could be the scene of our latest play while doubling as our picnic table.

Farming is a cycle of life and growth

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Not long ago, I had a chat with a wise old fellow, who said he watched so many wide, open farms disappear in to buildings and driveways and parking lots over his lifetime.

A lesson about the love of raising sheep

Thursday, January 22, 2015

When I was a toddler, my maternal grandfather decided his four little granddaughters needed the experience of bottle feeding a lamb.

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About Judith

Judith Sutherland, born and raised on an Ohio family dairy farm, now lives on a 70-acre farm not far from the area where her father’s family settled in the 1850s. Appreciating the tranquility of rural life, Sutherland enjoys sharing a view of her world through writing. Other interests include teaching, reading, training dogs and raising puppies. She and her husband have two children, a son and a daughter, in college.