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A First-Generation Russian Bull Comes of Age

Golden Autumn, Moscow’s annual livestock show, is a glorified petting zoo. Families walk the aisles petting sheep, rabbits, geese, chickens, ferrets, goats, and more.

At this year’s fair, the animals seemed to be handling the attention in stride. 277 more words

The Plate

A Sweet Reminder of Our Plank Road Stories

On this fourth day of Christmas I spent the morning writing thank-you notes and eating holiday treats, including shortbread from Emily. Baked in a decorative pan, this traditional Christmas gift is as beautiful as it is delicious.   295 more words

Plank Road Summer Book

Fair Enough

He sat crying and sweating in the corner of the seat – his face contorted. Michelle couldn’t resist a man in distress, “Whatsa matter, huh? You scared? 66 more words

Laura Johnson

Oral History Project - Narrow the focus

The preliminary musings and research that have been described here were coming into focus for me  in the early part of the summer of 2015. And by the time haying season comes around,  most Washington County farmers are starting to seriously plan for the… 310 more words

Oral History