For the love of pets

July 11, 2007 I’m a big fan of pets, especially adopted pets. I believe they teach many lessons to people of all ages.

Family trip woes

July 10, 2007 I am seriously considering the fact that I may be losing my mind. All the symptoms are there. Why else would I decide to go on a 10-hour road trip with three children?

Headless chicken

July 5, 2007 All the recent down on the farm chicken columns made me think of Mike the Headless Chicken. Not much news about Mike except the festival in his honor in Fruita, Colo., is still taking place each May.

Life on a farm

June 28, 2007 My colleague Camille Hughes’ column earlier this week really took me back to my experiences growing up on a farm; never mind that all we raised were a few chickens and cows, timber that grew all

You are what you eat

June 25, 2007 I can remember hot summers as a child, walking barefoot along the rows in my mother’s garden, shaded by tall cornstalks.

Follow your Dream

June 22, 2007 Lots of young men and women are leaving home this summer. High school graduates are joining the service, starting to work, and going away to college.