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Aberdeen’s Storybook Land offers fun for youngsters

My grandkids are getting older, and so I took the two girls – ages 6 and 8 – to Aberdeen for three days of fun.

October 30, 2015 11:27 pm(0)

Lasagna garden makes its debut in 2015

After three years of straw bale gardening, I am trying lasagna gardening this year.

June 13, 2015 4:40 pm(0)
Biosphere 2 helps scientists learn about Earth

Biosphere 2 helps scientists learn about Earth

Commodity Classic 2015 finished on a Saturday, and my husband had flown down from Minnesota to Phoenix so we could enjoy a few days of vacation.

April 10, 2015 10:36 am(0)

Finger injury explains why love might mean not wearing a wedding ring

Few symbols of love and commitment are more visual than wedding rings, so when married people are not wearing bands, it can lead to misunderstandings.

December 11, 2014 12:00 pm(0)

Take time to walk a mile in someone’s shoes

One of my two grandsons is just 13 months old, but he already likes to try on “grownup” shoes.

October 13, 2014 7:30 am(0)

Consider Emergency Medical Technician as winter job

One of my core values is that if someone needs help, stop and help them.

August 23, 2014 10:13 am(0)

Cell phone can serve as lifesaver on farm or ranch

At the Johnson cabin, everyone looks weird.

June 26, 2014 4:00 pm(0)

Do-it-yourself problem solvers keep rural areas thriving

I shared the story of our do-it-yourself kitchen remodeling project in early March.

April 29, 2014 2:07 pm(0)

Kitchen remodeling offers opportunity to practice patience and trust

There is a beautiful room in our home – our kitchen.

March 09, 2014 6:00 am(0)
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