Consistency Plus

This summer the local grocery store played a cruel joke on me. It remodeled and switched around its layout. Just when I had the locations of all my regular items memorized too. On a Saturday afternoon I commiserated with an older man who was looking for jell-o. His wife, who needed to make a quick […]

Cafeteria Chatter

Some schools in the region have been in session for a month now. It has been interesting to hear the feedback about the new school cafeteria guidelines that went into effect this year. The United States Department of Agriculture oversees the National School Lunch Program. The objective of the program is to, “To provide a […]

Labor Day Thanks

In agriculture there is rarely idle time and so, while Labor Day is often thought of as a day dedicated to those involved in labor union type jobs, I am lifting up farmers and ranchers as my honorees this year. What qualifies them you ask? Let me tell you . . . • They often […]

The Lord Giveth and Taketh

The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away. That thought has been running through my mind all week. The Olympics, coupled with our area’s need of rain, is a reminder that we are not the ones in control. That someone else is pushing the gas even though you might be the one driving sort of […]