Monday Morning Musing

Posted by mcm0704 on August 13, 2018 |

I had a busy weekend editing my humorous memoir, A Dead Tomato Plant And A Paycheck, getting it ready to publish. It will be on Kindle first, and available at the end of the month. This is a book I’ve been working on off and on for several years and is a compilation of weekly […]

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Farmers Never Stop

Posted by mcm0704 on May 3, 2017 |

I have another guest post from Slim Randles for today, but first I wanted to share this information I received from the Texas Commission on the Arts. Because so many parts of the country have been affected by the recent storms – and the spring storm season is not over – I thought this would be […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends – Say “No” to GMO

Posted by mcm0704 on July 24, 2015 |

That said, I wanted to alert you to the fact that a revised Monsanto Protection Act bill sponsored by Republican Congressman Mike Pompeo, would not only prevent states from enacting their own GMO labeling laws, but it would go even further by nullifying all existing restrictions on GMO crops already on the books. This bill […]

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The Joys of Farming

Posted by mcm0704 on August 27, 2014 |

Today’s Wednesday’s Guest is Slim Randles, who is here to share the joy of working the soil and planting the seeds and living the farming life. While I haven’t reclined on the ditch grass, I have sat out on a stump and looked at my little farm and breathed that same sigh of contentment. There […]

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Monday Morning Blues

Posted by mcm0704 on November 10, 2008 |

It’s been a busy few days since I posted last, which kept me pretty much offline, especially over the weekend. Our son came to visit for a few days, and we always enjoy working outdoors while he is here. Like me, he is a frustrated farmer, so he likes to do chores. The first day, […]

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Inequities in the Farm Bill

Posted by mcm0704 on May 27, 2008 |

Well, they did it. Congress passed the bloated Farm Bill, President Bush vetoed it, and the Senate overrode the veto. Now they have discovered that Bush vetoed the wrong bill, and the right one will come up for a vote this week. Bush will probably veto it again and the Senate will attempt another override. […]

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