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A Tough Lesson

I know it’s wrong. I know that as I watch TV coverage of a disgraceful act, like the tragedy in Tucson, feeling numb to it is not right. Simply saying, “It’s a sad world we live in”, and putting it in the back of my mind goes against everything I am about. Sadly, that was [...]

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A Little Boy & Big Bud

How does a six-year-old with no farm background end up with a Big Bud and a Steiger painted on his bedroom wall? Well, let me tell you….. It all started one day on my husband, Zach’s desk. Our little friends Keaton & Parker were at our house and while my husband was taking a phone [...]

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A Little Boy & Big Bud

How does a six-year-old with no farm background end up with a Big Bud and a Steiger painted on his bedroom wall? Well, let me tell you….. It all started one day on my husband, Zach’s desk. Our little friends Keaton & Parker were at our house and while my husband was taking a phone [...]

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Conservation stinks

In the weeks prior to Christmas, we would load up the kids drive off to wherever we were destined. And, every road trip, just about a mile or so into our journeys, we would smell something awful. At first, we thought some small mammal had crawled into our engine and died. After a few more [...]

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A Comeback Story for My Kind

When I was first hired as an on-air radio personality right out of high school, my Mom, although she would support whatever I chose to do, told me that DJs were a dime a dozen. Now that I am older I understand that even though she broke my heart back then, she didn’t mean to. [...]

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It was a great Christmas for the Reese family

We had a really nice Christmas at the Reese house. The kids are just getting old enough to really have fun waiting for Santa. After a nice Christmas Eve candlelight service, we went home to tuck in for the long winter’s night. Our daughter woke up at 3 am looking for Santa’s sleigh. She did [...]

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Christmas traditions on our farm

By Matt Reese In this year of the 500th anniversary of the decorated Christmas tree, there is quite a bit of talk about tradition. For my wife and I, the annual holiday tradition starts with a massive Thanksgiving dinner at her parents’ home where we eat heartily. This year’s guest of honor at the feast [...]

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Christmas Traditions with a Farm Flair

My friend six-year-old Keaton loves farm equipment. When his family’s home was featured in a holiday open house it seemed only fitting the tree in Keaton’s room be tractor themed. After all, he has a Big Bud and Steiger painted on his wall and his bed comforter and curtains are a tractor print. When people [...]

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We're staying busy at the Christmas tree farm

We are having a BIG year at the family Christmas tree farm in Hancock County. Despite the cold and windy weather this year, we have been very busy cutting down Christmas trees. In the recent blizzard conditions we were still fairly busy. My daughter got to cut down her first tree this season. My 1-year-old [...]

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