WHAT ARE YOU DOING TO GROW YOUR PERSONAL GARDEN?

By Lynn A Drake, certified life strategies coach (715) 355-1590 or soar1@charter.net (Photo by Atwood Studio) My husband and I have a date every year around Mother’s Day to buy flowers and plant them together. We visit greenhouses from past years looking for the healthiest flowers. Once home, we prepare the flower pots. My husband mixes the dirt, […] Read more…


PICKING STONES

From Diana Schuette’s Notes From The Kitchen Table:  City Girl to Farmer’s Wife (Photo by Velda Greeler) I KNOW IT’S HARD TO BELIEVE, ESPECIALLY FOR THOSE FARMERS WHO HAVE SPENT DAYS AND BACK-BREAKING DAYS DOING IT, BUT I HAVE ALWAYS ENJOYED PICKING STONES. The kids would laugh at me. They were sure that I just […] Read more…


THE SIMPLE LIFE

Text and photos by Nicole Shattuck LIVING SIMPLY “Hold on Audrey!” I scolded my labradoodle as I yanked hard on her leash as she dragged me down the   powdery dirt path between our corn and soybean fields. The sudden increase of pace was the direct result of an interspecies meeting. In the soybean field not more than 75 […] Read more…


CITY GIRL MEETS COUNTRY DIVA: CHICKEN LADY

Photos and text by Atwood Studio “I definitely embrace the country lifestyle,” says Nicole Shattuck. “I have been in the trenches of dairy farming for many years. Working both on and off the farm with very little time off.”  Shattuck, a self-proclaiming “city girl” in her youth, has become a notable country diva in her farming community, doling out information and advice to many through her […] Read more…


SPRING HEALTH CHECKUPS FOR YOUR HORSE

By Sabine Hartmann DVM of Hoof and Paw Veterinary Care (For more about her visit her site http://hoofandpawveterinarycarellc.com/ Photo credit Sarah Trybula This was from the spring 2015 issue which can be purchased on Magzter.com. SPRING IS A TIME FOR VACCINATIONS, COGGINS, DENTAL EXAMS, AND HEALTH CHECKS FOR YOUR HORSES. THESE ITEMS CAN BE COSTLY BUT ARE PART OF […] Read more…


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