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Gina McKnight

Riding & Writing By Gina McKnight Living in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains promotes inspiration and passion for creative writing: children's literature, poetry, freelance, and more. Gina is a graduate of Franklin University/Leadership Scholar/BA, Columbus, Ohio. Writing ...

Summer Rain

Over the last month or more, our area has experienced torrential rains. As you know, living near a creek, river, or other water sources creates flooding. Thankfully, my family and I are high and dry, even though we live yards away from Monday Creek in southeastern Ohio, near Wayne National ...

Country Christmas Cards

My mother always makes a big deal about Christmas cards. Since we're a farm family, she likes to send a Christmas card with a red barn on it, similar to one of our own red barns. We love creating our own Country Christmas Cards — it's so much fun!Of course, the first step in creating a ...

For the Love of Hay

Now that hay season is over (for most of us) and the fields are spent, it’s time to reflect on what the fields had to offer. Did our plowing, tilling, seeding, fertilizer, and hard work pay off? The proof, of course, is in the hay. Is it tender, filled with tasseled grasses, and ...

Circle of Flowers

It will be two years this December that my husband was diagnosed with stage four CLL — chronic lymphocytic leukemia — a type of cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell). His first symptom was obvious: a large swelling on the left side of his ...

Riding Monday Creek

ATVs are great for hauling hay, moving feed buckets, and getting from one place to another quickly on the farm. The assortment of ATV implements for farm work is incredible – manure spreaders, sprayers, tillers, and more! Any farmer will tell you that their ATV is used daily and for multiple ...

Loving Cherokee

In July of last year, Cherokee, my prize Curly-Quarter Horse cross gelding, developed a bony growth on his cheek. The lump seemed to come overnight. I look my horses over daily and make sure they are in great condition, so the bony growth was unexpected.Cherokee, summer 2015 That same summer, ...