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Paw Prints in the Mud

The weather here in north central Missouri has warmed up this past weekend. It has gotten to the point that most of our January snow has disappeared. Yeah! The downfall is such that the ground is now one big, soggy mess. There is not a dry spot to be found.My dogs don't care. They are way too ...

Rain and Mud

"Rain, rain, go away. Come again another day." That's an age-old rhyme that every kid learns at some point. During the last few weeks, it's been an ear-worm that I can't get out of my head.I know the farmers need the rain. It's essential to have it for the crops to grow. The livestock need ...

The Old Farm Truck

So I think every farm at some point or another has an old farm truck sitting somewhere that doesn’t run. We had a “not too old” Ford F-150 sitting behind the barn with flat tires, no brakes and a dead battery. A guy driving down the road pulls in and offers to buy it. Why not, it isn’t ...

I Give Up

People such as I who have come from the relative cleanliness of the city to the relative funkiness of the country eventually come to this conclusion: There’s no way to keep up with chores and also keep the house immaculate. I allow that there may be some among you who are clones of the White ...

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