Three-Year-Old Event Still Causes Giggin’

As a farm writer, I often receive communications from readers who have opinions about my subjects and sometimes their opinions may not agree with...

A Simple Cigar Box

You just never know how someone else will interpret what your intentions are until they are placed in the position to have to make...

Hold That Hog A Little Higher

It was a beautiful Tennessee spring morning when I pulled in the long gravel driveway of Uncle Sid and Aunt Sadie's farm. The hills...

Nothing Can Stop The Desire

Whenever I have the chance to meet up with a group of friends, there is always one question that never fails to get asked...

A Good Stern Look Does Wonders

As I looked through a display of brightly colored packaged seeds at Kelton's store the other day, I saw some okra that reminded me...

What T-Shirt Should You Wear

I love my state this time of the year! You can tell you are in Tennessee when the days begin to warm and the...

Is Cousin Clod Happy?

Since I no longer drive to work, I now am pleasantly awakened each weekday to the sound of my favorite radio station WSM and...

Wash Your Hands Around Chicks

The last few weeks as I have visited my Coop to pickup things needed for around the homestead, I have heard a distinctive sound...

New Companion

A few weeks ago, I decided to take the plunge and get something that has been gone from my life for over six years....

Don’t Tell An Agriculturist There Are No Farmers

While stopping by the Quickity Sack the other day to pick up a bottle of water, a farmer saw some of his discussion buddies...

Heads and Rocks Don’t Mix

Did you know that 95 percent of all available fresh water is in the ground? With the recent winter rains and snows, water has...

Cold Day Wondering

As the final cold winds of February made their way across the cedar tree and ice covered Tennessee farmland of my Versailles homestead recently,...