Tuesday, October 13, 2015

I happen to be married to one of them, so I have earned the right to say that every single time I see the picture, my first thought is this: my mother-in-law was a saint!

For kids, summer on the farm is the best time of all!

Dad said there was no greater gift than his children and their children, and raising them on a farm provides the great opportunity to raise children right, with respect and responsibility and a joy in work from an early age.

Columnist Judie Sutherland has no idea how Doris, self-proclaimed queen of the flock, gets out of every fenced-in area. But she does. Again. And Again.

Finding ancestors helped provide family with peace.

The house built by columnist Judie Sutherland's ancestor, Samuel Young, seemed to have a sense of story, if a house is capable of holding such a thing. But it wasn't always a happy story.

Part five: Things got even worse, before they got better.

This neighbor came face-to-face with the robbers and complained that they were taking all of his money.

Samuel Young was 40 years old in 1883 when he tackled the arduous task of building an enormous, Victorian-style home.

In the 1800s, starting a homestead took a lot of work and commitment.