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We had a very nice Thanksgiving holiday. We hosted a dinner here for our family, sister Emma’s family, and sister Verena. We are a total of 39…

I need to get an extra column written so I won’t need to send one the week of Thanksgiving Day, which is next week already. I will do a one-da…

November is here. Today, November 1, would have been my brother-in-law Jacob’s 50th birthday. He is greatly missed by his family and friends. …

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It’s hard to believe that it’s Wednesday already. This week is going much faster than I would like. I could hear the rain during the night, as…

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Last week we went to the orchard to pick grapes. All the households in our family went along, and our driver pulled an enclosed trailer so we …

Canning season is in full swing around here. We are a week into September already. September 10 is granddaughter Abigail’s 6th birthday. Her b…

Today is the last day of August. This summer is flying by so fast, it seems. I have tomatoes, pickles, and red beets to be put in jars. I will…

It’s Tuesday, and it’s almost time to start supper. I am not sure yet what I’ll make besides sweet corn, cucumber salad, and sliced tomatoes. …

I am excited to share the news of the birth of our seventh grandchild. (Although I consider it number 10, as I include Ervin’s three children.)

It is time to get this column written and on its way. Although the mercury on the thermometer is already up to 79 degrees, a breeze is coming …

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June 14th was the 28th birthday of our first-born daughter Elizabeth. I wish her many more happy and healthy years. She has been married almos…

The last day of May brings us temperatures in the 80s. A nice breeze is blowing, helping us stay cool. This breeze will help our hay dry. Hope…

I had a very nice birthday on Sunday, May 22. All my family came for supper, bringing pizza, ice cream cake, and chips. Games were played befo…