Facebook … The Latest Timekiller, Or Not

The Spider Solitaire game on my home computer used to be the greatest killer of my time. I could spend an hour or two trying to solve the games without regard for the quickly passing minutes on my computer’s clock. These days, logging onto my Facebook account is equally eating up my free time. On…
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Kenny’s Croonin’ As I’m Cruisin’

It occured to me as I was driving back to Worthington from an interview in Luverne this morning that Kenny Chesney’s Greatest Hits has been in my car’s CD player for probably the past four months. Those tracks have played over and over, and yet I haven’t grown tired of listening to them. (well, alright,…
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Oh Deer…

Our family farm south of Worthington is surrounded by wildlife. The creek that borders our back pasture curves around the neighbor’s property and flows through the land to the south of our home as it winds toward Lake Bella. It is a magnet for pheasants, waterfowl, deer and the smaller critters that I don’t care…
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Puppy Love

On the way to Ellsworth tonight to watch my nephew Matt play basketball for the Panthers, I took a short detour to my brother’s house just outside of town. I hadn’t stopped in there since early December apparently, as the litter of pups I saw back then were just a few days old and were…
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Lured By The Lures

I know it’s still the middle of winter, but I can’t help dreaming about the summer fishing season. It all started with a couple of fishing lures I found on clearance last weekend, and a visit by Scott Rall on Monday night to our Ocheda Beavers 4-H Club meeting. The 4-H’ers have selected fishing sports…
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