Category Archives: Farm Life

The Table

My Grandparents, Orville and Ruth were married in 1917.  They raised 8 children together, the fourth one being my mother, Marjorie.  I don’t know when the oak pedestal table joined the family but I bet it could tell some awesome … Continue reading

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My Grandparents’ House

I knew my grandparent’s house as well as my own. I spent many hours there, especially in the summer when my Dad would go to help Grandpa with the farming. Dad would park the truck out back and look for … Continue reading

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The S Hook

    How often do you get exactly what you need? Yes that is a rhetorical question. But in this case…. no, it isn’t. I had a little garden sculpture that was given to me by two of my best … Continue reading

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The Art Gallery

Farmers and art galleries would seem to be an unlikely combination.   But on a particular sunny, beautiful fall day in the state of Ohio, it was a good fit. We have been to various art museums over the years. … Continue reading

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Late Summer Corn

A field of corn on the east side of my home blocks my view.  The world is on the other side; out of sight and out of mind. Voices and sounds of cars and trucks are muffled. The unusual quietness … Continue reading

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Harvest

After a brief intermission of rain, the combines are back in the corn fields.  Soybean harvest was completed last week.  It’s a relief to have that part done, because weather can wreak havoc on the beans if they are left … Continue reading

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Antique tractors

  Lined up like soldiers, the antique tractors are spit-polished and ready for viewing.  They wear uniforms of bright red, green, and yellow as well as  shades of rust and wear. Name tags read:  Case, Allis, Oliver, Farmall, Ford, and John … Continue reading

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