Monday, May 16, 2022

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb wears green to the barn, de-clutters the stalls, and shares some chocolates in celebration of next week.

It's hard to believe that summer break from school is drawing to an end. Many of us are already involved with sports practices and band camp that kept us thinking of school and schedules.

Santa always packs some cashews in my husband Mark's stocking, and Santa's helper, who collects most of the stuffing for our large Christmas socks (guess who), sometimes reconsiders gifts that will entice him to overindulge.

It's been said that ice cream has a vocabulary all its own. If words or phrases have any link to ice cream, most ears will prick up at the sound of them.

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes about the growing trend toward vegetarian diet.

I telephoned. "I'll be out to get some more flowers ... No Dad, I don't need any of the yellow old-fashioned roses or purple iris," I explained, "I just need to get some more tiny violets.

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes of her first real prom experience.

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes about the "person" affecting her life most of all.

A box of Daffin's chocolate sits within reach of my bed. I want you to know I don't over-indulge. One chocolate piece a night...

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb shares a poem from a reader.