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Veeder: We’re not all reckless in oil country

March 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

The snow has thawed, slowly revealing a brown, muddy world, one littered with things forgotten under the five-month blanket. A pile of wood, a stack of leftover pallets, shingles from an unfinished garage roof sit just where we left them.
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Veeder: We’re not all reckless in oil country

March 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

The snow has thawed, slowly revealing a brown, muddy world, one littered with things forgotten under the five-month blanket. A pile of wood, a stack of leftover pallets, shingles from an unfinished garage roof sit just where we left them.
Like our h…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Veeder: Learning love from grandparents a gift

February 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

It’s coming on Valentine’s Day, and because these sub-zero temperatures are really starting to wear on my good cheer, I’ve decided to it’s time to talk about love and other mushy stuff if only to thaw out our hearts this frozen mid-February.
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Learning love from grandparents a gift

February 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

It’s coming on Valentine’s Day, and because these sub-zero temperatures are really starting to wear on my good cheer, I’ve decided to it’s time to talk about love and other mushy stuff if only to thaw out our hearts this frozen mid-February.
continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Learning love from grandparents a gift

February 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

It’s coming on Valentine’s Day, and because these sub-zero temperatures are really starting to wear on my good cheer, I’ve decided to it’s time to talk about love and other mushy stuff if only to thaw out our hearts this frozen mid-February.
continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Veeder: Stretch of road brings back memories

February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

We’re traveling this week, my husband and I, across the big state of Montana, then down through Idaho before heading into the cowboy town of Elko, Nev.
I’m writing from inside the walls of our vehicle as the sagebrush-covered cliffs of Montana w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Veeder: The day my dad lived

January 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

I want to tell you about the day my dad lived. My dad, with his beautifully raspy voice and strong, callused hands. My dad who loves unconditionally and laughs with a promise that things will be OK.
Our dad who knows things. Takes care of things.
T…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Veeder: A happy life starts with what you do on weekends

January 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Weekends around the ranch, no matter how well-intentioned and thought out, are usually pretty unpredictable.
Where some families have a nice routine that includes pancakes in the morning, taking kids to practices, catching a movie and maybe going ou…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Veeder: A happy life starts with what you do on weekends

January 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Weekends around the ranch, no matter how well-intentioned and thought out, are usually pretty unpredictable.
Where some families have a nice routine that includes pancakes in the morning, taking kids to practices, catching a movie and maybe going ou…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Veeder: Life about laughter, not resolutions

January 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Jessie Veeder / Forum News Service Columnist

Last year I vowed 2013 would be the year I would plant a garden. I promised that once the winter snow melted, I would till up that flat spot below the house and I would put in carrots and tomatoes, p…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com