Moving toward your aspirations

Moving toward your aspirations

Aspiration is a word that brings me back to my childhood. In those days, it was my mentors that I looked up towards that cultivated the dreams that I ...

December 14th, 2017 |  


‘Failures are the steps to success’

‘Failures are the steps to success’

When I called my family to let them know I broke the Christmas tree over the weekend, they said, “You have issues.”Under normal circumstan...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Expanding palliative care initiatives

Expanding palliative care initiatives

If you’ve ever had a family member or loved one get diagnosed with a serious illness, like cancer, you are well aware of the hardships that acco...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


‘Landscape Lighting’ at Serpent Mound

‘Landscape Lighting’ at Serpent Mound

At sundown on Dec. 21 each year, members of the Friends of Serpent Mound host a ritual “Lighting of the Serpent” at Serpent Mound State Me...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


Value-added producer grant funds available

At Robinette Farms, funds from the Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program help pay for processing, marketing, distribution, and sales of pasture-ra...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Perspective from unexpected places

Perspective from unexpected places

Last week, I had the opportunity to participate in a meeting that can only be described as poignant and eye-opening.A small group of brave young women...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Growing nursery trees, step by step

Growing nursery trees, step by step

Did you ever stop to think how many steps are involved in growing a nursery tree? Trees in the nursery might seem expensive to you, but stick with me ...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Peter learned his lesson too late

Peter learned his lesson too late

“A boy called Peter lived with his parents in a village on the hillside. His parents, like most of the other people in the village, were sheep f...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Retaining walls can help solve landscape problems

Retaining walls can help solve landscape problems

One of the most cost-effective and dramatic improvements you can make in your landscape is to define your planting beds with retaining walls. Landscap...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Can’t afford Christmas? You’re not alone

Can’t afford Christmas? You’re not alone

A friend posted on social media that her family cannot afford a Christmas tree, and feeling depressed, said she cannot afford Christmas this year. Ano...

November 28th, 2017 |