Category Archives: Farming

Late Summer Drive through the Flint Hills

The beauty of a shimmering sun as the wind bends long stems of grass on the rolling hills of southern Kansas… Continue reading

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Autumn Calling to Labor and Rest

The beauty of cool quiet mornings calls us to both rest and labor; the coming of harvest and the beauty of ripened fields. Continue reading

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Keeping It Straight

Even something as simple as mowing a pasture goes better when we keep focused on the destination… or the goal, if you please. Continue reading

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Of Grain and Growing

Unlike these great fields of wheat, we can bear fruit over and over again… if we do not give up on staying green and growing. Continue reading

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Cold Feet

Milking in an unheated milk shed when it’s thirty degrees below freezing isn’t a lot of fun… but there are lessons to be learned. Continue reading

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The Heavy Dews of Autumn

I love the scenes of harvest, the long lines of color striping the fields and the way the dust rises in a sunset. Continue reading

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Praying for Strength and Stamina

Eighteen hours of remodeling in one day can leave an old man tired and sore… and happy. Continue reading

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