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Take a Pill By: 09/29/2014 @ 9:52am

No matter how good a person you may think you are – even if you are certain that your personal qualities would make Mother Teresa look like Paris Hilton – you could…

Autumn rolls around in Corn Time By: 09/23/2014 @ 6:48am

It's fall time in Corn Time!

The Boat By: 09/23/2014 @ 6:39am

We wandered around rural Wales for a couple of days, eating good food, seeing wonderful scenery, and mispronouncing…

Cow Tipping By: 09/23/2014 @ 6:35am

The doctor pressed her stethoscope against the cow’s flank and thumped her finger against the bovine’s belly as if she were checking on the ripeness of a gigantic, hairy watermelon. She had big brown eyes…

Silage Time By: 09/23/2014 @ 6:32am

It’s that time of year when a peculiar noise echoes eerily across the countryside. And no, I’m not talking about politicians giving their stump speeches. I mean those insatiable behemoths called silage…

Wrong Way By: 09/09/2014 @ 6:41am

I was pretty tired. I’d been up for almost 30 hours and now I was driving through the dark toward a place I didn’t know.But I was in no danger of falling asleep, mainly because I was driving too fast and…

Football Adventures By: 09/08/2014 @ 10:38am

It had been over 30 years since my wife and I attended a college football game, so our recent game-day adventures should count as a new experience.Three decades ago we had a future brother-in-law who played…

Birthday By: 09/02/2014 @ 10:10am

Sometimes it’s best not to know.Last week someone talked to me about helping on a grant application.“We’re almost done,” she said. “We just need some artsy-fartsy bogus BS for an opening…

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