Letter To Dave

Dear Dave, I have found the cure, for anything; lemonade. A few weeks back, I was feeling a little overwhelmed with summer projects. I took a drive into town to work-out and came across a lemonade stand along county road seven near Thief River Falls, Mn. This might seem like a fairly remote outpost; however…
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Fair Memories

I like a county fair, or at least I like the idea of one. I still love the cattle and exhibits, however time has made me a little less tolerant of people. I can accept the need for Carnies on the midway, however I fail to see a need for rebellious teen-agers with hair died…
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A Report From The Back Forty

In an earlier column, I mentioned that I was taking on a pretty good sized summer project in our cattle pasture. New fence, new seeding and a modern water system are among the improvements that will better help us to raise cattle. This week I want to give you a quick report on our progress.…
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In Need Of A Higher Power

Belief in someone greater than ourselves is not just a religious principle, it’s the cornerstone of good character. When you believe in a greater power, you relieve yourself of ego and arrogance plus it’s easier to submit to the rules that make us better , happier people. Unfortunately, some people have cast this belief to…
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Letter To Dave

I have to tidy up one loose end prior to making correspondence with you, Dave. Last week, my friend Al Melbye asked me if I wrote about what was happening on the farm because I couldn’t think of anything else about which to write. I was shocked when he told me that his area of…
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