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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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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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Let's talk turkey

My daughter and her friend got to “meet” our Thanksgiving turkey at the Fairfield County Fair in October. This monster bird looked good in feathers and it will look even better on the table. After being dressed, it came in at a whopping 40 pounds. The lady on the turkey-cooking hotline was stumped and thought [...]

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Let’s talk turkey

My daughter and her friend got to “meet” our Thanksgiving turkey at the Fairfield County Fair in October. This monster bird looked good in feathers and it will look even better on the table. After being dressed, it came in at a whopping 40 pounds. The lady on the turkey-cooking hotline was stumped and thought [...]

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Get your copy of the history of animal sciences at OSU

By Matt Reese In 2007, I had the opportunity to take on a new project documenting the history of the Department of Animal Sciences at The Ohio State University. The project has been humbling and rewarding as I have gotten to interview and work with some truly fantastc people. The book has been completed just [...]

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