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Pride comes before the fall
Alan Guebert started out traveling by foot on the dairy farm of his youth, and after a crash or two on two wheels, it seems walking suits him best.
Loving the sport of barn ball
During Judith Sutherland's childhood, old barns typically had a basketball hoop attached to the wall or a beam, drawing children in to play barn ball.
Losing the battle of the bangs
Judith Sutherland recalls the short bangs she had throughout her childhood and the ritual of having them trimmed just as they reached a reasonable length.
Loving all the hopeless things
As a child, Judith Sutherland named all the animals on her family farm. She couldn't give up on any without recognizing its wonder in the world.
Memories of trash and treasure: Part 2
The old farm dump site in the woods of Judith Sutherland's youth provided her and her siblings with the boards they needed to build their own treehouse.
The old outhouse
Bryce Angell shares a story about the charms of using an outhouse in the middle of winter.
There’s nothing like a snow day
Judith Sutherland recalls the snow day adventures of her youth.
Finding the flip side of freedom
Judith Sutherland recalls the year she made a friend who had many freedoms, the envy she felt and her eventual appreciation for her parents and their rules.
The only constant in life is change
Things always change. And that is one truth we each carry with us, no matter our station in this life," Judith Sutherland writes in her column this week.
Life on the Mississippi River
Alan Guebert recalls late-summer campouts on the Mississippi with his older brother David during his youth.