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Modern children have it easy at Christmas. The modern version of Santa arrives as that jolly old sou[...]
The hymn was one we sang in church, page 23 in the old black Methodist hymnal, “Come Thou font of ev[...]
A friend died, it is the role of an adult to know such things can happen. Yet a certain speechlessne[...]
Deer stands were once an illegal adjunct to the hunt, same as a crossbow. Once bow hunting was rare;[...]
It is the unfair fate of turkeys to be called Tom. Not terribly original name is Tom. To think a tur[...]
It is illegal to raise a wild deer, same goes for raccoon, crow, starling, blue jay and fox. There a[...]
To list the native trees of Wisconsin is a common recitation for any 4-H member or Boy Scouts: white[...]
The Haralson is an apple and comes with the definite article attached same as the Pope, the King Jam[...]
We know the seasons; spring, summer, fall, winter, at least some of us do. If you’re from Florida or[...]
The winter of 2013-14 reinforced our vested interest in being warm. Were a plebiscite taken some Sat[...]
Birds sing; mockingbirds, sandhills and robins sing … a bird as doesn’t sing is risking excommunicat[...]
Corn is the most important crop in the world … an audacious statement, if only to confirm … Hiawatha[...]
Being this is a potato dominion, there should be a shrine to that effect near Bancroft, another next[...]
When you read this the vote on whether Scotland should be a free and independent country shall be kn[...]
Some things are universally unloved; snakes and ticks come to mind. Scabs come to mind. Nosebleeds, [...]
In the B.C. days, meaning “Before Calculators,” doing math was arduous, time consuming and prone to [...]
About drones? I’m glad you asked. 1956, the year when the Rattlesnake Patrol of the Boy Scouts of Am[...]
To Class Reunion Number 50, my private reaction is “yipes.” The way I remember this class reunion bu[...]
Farm equipment to the average urban onlooker has the cuteness of a grenade. And when it comes to a c[...]
How writers come to be I’m not sure we know. To wonder if in the age of Google and Kindle the sense [...]