A beautiful woman.
Always with a smile.
Always knew me.
Always seemingly to want to talk to me and interested in what I was doing.
Always an immaculate home sweet home.
Always delicious food that a picky eater wanted, liked and ate, specifically, memorable breakfast coffee cake. Continue reading →
Identified as Number 17, Maggie the buckskin Quarter Horse mare with Frank Buchman aboard, representing The Double B at Alta Vista, collected highpoint year end horse show accolades at recent awards presentations.
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“Should we remodel it, or bulldoze it down, and start over?”
That was a major dilemma when the neighbor man, who we’d asked to paint our 100-year-old barn, insisted, “It’s going to take lots of work, before the barn should be painted again.” Continue reading →
“A horse is like a violin. First it must be tuned, and when tuned, it must be accurately played.”
Author unknown, and very few might understand the correlation on forefront, but it’s the heartfelt philosophy of Michelle Napier, horse trainer and riding instructor. Continue reading →
“Don’t fall over the chair on its side fencing that calf in the mud room.”
There should have been a kitchen table note to that effect.
But, there wasn’t. Yet, the room light was on, so we saw the chair, and the calf wrapped up in what used to be our bed blankets Continue reading →
With commodity prices at near all-time high levels, farming has been good business for most. But, changes are on the horizon.
Today, farmers and rancher have questions in their minds, about what the future of their so essential industry holds.
Answers to those agriculture concerns is the objective of the Farm Profit Conference scheduled Wednesday, March 4, at Celebration Hall, 220 West 17th Street, Ottawa. Continue reading →
It will make all the troubles go away.
That may not be completely true, but those who smile do always feel better.
Everyone around them is more positive as well.
When a person is in a pleasant mood, the atmosphere improves for those nearby. Continue reading →
Purple power exploded at Weber Arena.
Six bucking chutes gleamed in Kansas State University colors, there were notable tinges of purple in the large crowd as the lights went out, the country-rock music intensified, smoke rolled, the Manhattan High School Drum Corps gave a drum-roll, and the Championship Bull Riding was underway Continue reading →