At home down on the farm

At home down on the farm

For most of my life I was never much of an animal owner. It’s not that I don’t like animals, I really do. Maybe it’s because I was n...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Special ‘links’ for White House visit

Special ‘links’ for White House visit

I wore cuff links to the White HouseI have known Dr. Willard Lane for the better part of my life. As a matter of fact, knowing Dr. Lane is a better pa...

October 24th, 2017 |  


One more year, one more kiss

One more year, one more kiss

Sometimes, love doesn’t require words. In fact, despite the thousands of romance novels that sit on the shelves of grocery stores across the nat...

October 23rd, 2017 |  


Keep safety first during stress of harvest

Keep safety first during stress of harvest

The weather has been just wonderful to keep our harvest moving along and hopes are that we keep the favorable weather coming our way. It sounds though...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Maybe I’m just old-school

Maybe I’m just old-school

Maybe I’m just old-school. Maybe I’m completely politically incorrect. Maybe I’m just plain ignorant. Maybe I don’t care.Regar...

October 19th, 2017 |  


‘Celebrations of Life’can take place daily

Scripture: Most of all love each other as if your life depended on it. Love makes up for practically anything. I Peter 4:7Dear friends,I woke up Thurs...

October 19th, 2017 |  


I should probably be sleeping

I should probably be sleeping

The problem isn’t how many people have insomnia.The problem is not enough people have insomnia.According to the good folks at the Mayo Clinic (w...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Apples: They aren’t just for teachers

Apples: They aren’t just for teachers

No one would know by the temperature outside and the three hurricanes we have had that it is really fall! When I think of fall, I remember the wonderf...

October 18th, 2017 |  


There was a ballpark here

There was a ballpark here

Frank Sinatra once sang, “And there used to be a ballpark, where the fields were warm and green, and people played their crazy game with a joy I...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Growing Ohio’s local farm economies

Growing Ohio’s local farm economies

If the best apples are grown in Ohio, why buy apples from Washington or New York?We should support Ohio farmers from around the state, helping them gr...

October 16th, 2017 |