Odd Ball October is apple picking time. As we've done for the last umteen years, the "fam" picked apples at the Morris Farm in Mondamin, Iowa. The weather was perfect. It was fun getting together. Thought for the Day: I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life.Barbara Bush
Sunny Bunny Thought for the Day: “I think that everybody needs four things in life. Everybody needs something to do regardless of age. Everybody needs someone to love. Everybody needs something to hope for, and, of course, everybody needs someone to believe in.”Lou Holtz
SW Omaha Construction Site Three months ago this was an idyllic farm setting in the Southwest corner of Douglas County, Nebraska. A crushed rock drive that wound its way through lush green corn fields to a proud white farm house where the porta-potty now sits. Large stately elms trees shaded the house and a sturdy … Continue reading Progress?
Outside a small village near Klaipeda, Lithuania is a working farm that appears to be of a bygone era. The scene is idyllic, almost make believe, like stepping back in time. A small stream cuts through the low-lying pastures that feed the one horse and one cow. The fields are cultivated with a plow pulled … Continue reading Lithuanian Farm
Boys Town Farm is being wiped off the face of the earth. In 1921 Father Flanagan moved his home for homeless boys from a boarding house in downtown Omaha to a large working farm 10 miles west of Omaha, which is now 144th and West Dodge road, and still the current location of Boys Town campus. … Continue reading Boys Town Farm