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Talking It Over
August 9, 2012
Talking it over: Come on over
During the coming week, hundreds of people from throughout the county will be traveling to Morris for the county fair. It is a drive that people have been taking for many years. The county fair is probably one of the longest running, yearly events in history. This year's Stevens...
August 9, 2012 - 12:28pm
August 2, 2012
Talking it over: Enjoying a surprise
A little over a week ago, our children surprised my husband and me with a 40th wedding anniversary celebration. It came as a surprise because our anniversary isn't until September so we didn't expect anything this soon. We had a great time with family and close friends and especially...
August 2, 2012 - 9:27am
July 31, 2012
Talking it over : Welcome
When you host a party, you really hope people will attend. Hancock hosted a huge party earlier this month, and it was with joy that the community welcomed several hundred guests. This is the type of welcome people love to get from their home town. Warm hugs, good wishes, listening...
July 31, 2012 - 1:00pm
July 28, 2012
Talking it Over: Chicken coops
Some of you may not even know what a chicken coop is for, but those who grew up on a farm, it was an all too familiar and usually very unpleasant...
July 28, 2012 - 5:00am
July 19, 2012
Talking it over: 40 year later
Over the Hancock July 4 and All-School Reunion weekend, my high school graduating class held their 40 year reunion. We were joined by the class above us and below us for a wonderful get-together. I enjoyed visiting with as many of my high school friends as possible that night and...
July 19, 2012 - 9:10am
July 11, 2012
Talking it over: Wonderful weekend
There aren't enough words to describe the wonderful weekend in Hancock for the All-School Reunion and July 4 celebration. Everything was fun, beautiful, warm, memorable and to be cherished for years. The great memories started for me at my 40 year class reunion on Friday night. The...
July 11, 2012 - 1:10pm
July 10, 2012
Talking it Over: Corn fields and thistle patches
When I drive through the country, I admire the beautiful weed-free fields. The rows of corn are strong and tall with hardly a weed to be found....
July 10, 2012 - 5:00am
July 3, 2012
Talking it over: Welcome alumni
I am so excited for this weekend. The All-School Reunion is always so much fun, exhausting, but worth every minute spent preparing. I have tried to keep a somewhat low profile when it came to getting involved with this reunion. Tried is the key word because when you work for the...
July 3, 2012 - 12:50pm
June 28, 2012
Talking it over: RSVPs needed
Reunion seems to be the theme for this summer. Not only is there a big All-School reunion but several classes and families are also planning reunions. It will be a busy time and hopefully each one is well attended. I have helped organize a lot of reunions and sometimes been quite...
June 28, 2012 - 3:32pm
June 21, 2012
Talking it over: Bringing in the cows
Every June, during dairy month, I am reminded of my youth. Growing up on a dairy farm, the month of June was often special. My dad served on several dairy council boards and promoting the product was a big part of his job. Therefore in June, he had a lot of extra activity with the...
June 21, 2012 - 9:34am
June 16, 2012
Talking it Over: Granaries and grain bins
HANCOCK - Grain bins and granaries just aren't what they used to be. Grain storage on farms today is usually in large bins with big leg systems...
June 16, 2012 - 5:00am
June 12, 2012
Talking it over: The day is getting closer
We are now in the middle of June and that means that the July 7 All-School reunion is only a few weeks away. For Hancock alumni and friends it also means that it is time to commit to attending some or all of the events planned for the big weekend. If you are like me, sending in that...
June 12, 2012 - 2:52pm
June 6, 2012
Talking it over: Weeping willows
When I was young, one of my favorite memories is playing under weeping willow trees. My favorite willow tree was one at my aunt and uncle's farm place. It was a huge willow with endless branches reaching to the ground. We not only played under those branches but I also remember a...
June 6, 2012 - 12:29pm
June 4, 2012
Talking it over: Remembering veterans
I was just trying to come up with something to write for my column this week, when I received an email from my sister Sharon. She described a visit to the cemetery over the weekend and I thought it was something worth sharing. She was accompanied by her son Scott, his wife Amy, and...
June 4, 2012 - 1:25pm
May 24, 2012
Talking it over: Princess dancers
This weekend I attended a dance recital in Morris for what seemed like a hundred young dancers. My granddaughter, Jaedyn, was in her first year of dance and this was her first big recital. It was also the first dance recital I have attended and I was impressed. She was so excited...
May 24, 2012 - 10:11am