What are your Mason jar moments?

What are your Mason jar moments?

Several years ago, my kid sister Terri told me about a writing class she was taking in Cincinnati. One of their class projects was to think about some...

January 1st, 2018 |  


A legislative year in review

A legislative year in review

As 2017 winds down, I find that the end of the year marks a good opportunity for us all to reflect upon the past 365 days and the changes we’ve ...

December 29th, 2017 |  


Planning for your farm future

Planning for your farm future

Have you thought about planning for your future with your family and your farm operation?On Friday, Jan. 19 we will be hosting a workshop titled Plann...

December 29th, 2017 |  


A little bit of this and that

A little bit of this and that

This and that…Finally, a GOP winSo the Republicans in Congress did indeed manage to pass a major piece of legislation, with the tax reform bill ...

December 29th, 2017 |  


Old acquaintance forgotten

Old acquaintance forgotten

“Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward...

December 28th, 2017 |  


Immanuel … God with us all the time

Immanuel … God with us all the time

This Christmas is our first in the warm climate of Florida. There is no snow at all either falling or accumulating on the ground. I must say that, as ...

December 28th, 2017 |  


Creating a memory box for your family

Creating a memory box for your family

As I sit here writing this column, I am having a hard time deciding what to write about. I have done the cookie columns and the other typical holiday ...

December 27th, 2017 |  


Squirrel hunting on Darbyshire Road

Squirrel hunting on Darbyshire Road

This past Sunday, Christmas Eve, we celebrated the birthday of our son, Greg. As is our custom, he and I always like to reminisce about his growing-up...

December 26th, 2017 |  


National Anthem is not racist

So now it’s the National Anthem, I said to myself. What’s all this about? What can offend anyone in the song of our country? I sang this b...

December 26th, 2017 |  


After 55 years, I’m outa work

After 55 years, I’m outa work

In the past several weeks, Debbie and I have attended several youth basketball games to watch our grandchildren play. She seems to really enjoy tellin...

December 25th, 2017 |