Project Gingerbread House

I would probably agree to celebrate Christmas on a monthly basis except for the fact it is a birthday and those come but once a year. I think most people feel the Christmas season begins this week-end so lets kick-start the holidays with a project. This is project gingerbread house. I built my first gingerbread…
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The Hardware Store

Today’s topic was suggested to me by Tim Lewis. I see him quite often at his workplace, Hardware Hank, because I really like hardware stores. I have vacationed, one hour at a time, at hardware stores for years and Tim has been there much of the time. Anyway, this week I wish to speak of…
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Cornstove Heating In Five Acts

The journey I take each year in an effort to keep our house warm is long and sprinkled with corn kernels. I start at point “A” then typically stumble to point C and D before finishing at B. This week I want to share with you burning corn for heat in five acts. Act I:…
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Tall Grass, Open Skies

Let’s get this straight before we get too far, this week’s column is not about anything but what I’ve done to improve the way we raise cattle. It is not about factory farms, family farms, global warming or any of today’s flashpoints in agriculture. I just want to finish telling the story I began this…
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A Halloween Poem

Halloween arrived on time this date No thanks to daylight savings, which I really hate. The kids were out to simply have some fun Halloween seems tame, next to H1N1 Santa delivers presents, and right on time Sadly, Halloween candy arrives via Northwest Airlines. Santa stays vigilant for his ride with reindeer. While pilots, view…
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