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Renaissance Man

by Judy Richardson | Published September 10, 2021

Renaissance Man

Not long ago when talking to a friend about our years together, my friend commented that Chuck was a Renaissance Man. I am not really sure about the about that label, but it is true

Also posted in C.H. Wendel

Old Thresher Reunion Memories

by Judy Richardson | Published September 3, 2021

Old Threshers Reunion 2021

The very first look at farming in Iowa began with a visit to The Old Threshers Reunion in 2012.  While later I made several visits to the Wendel family farm near Atkins, my first

Also posted in C.H. Wendel

FIRST KISS

by Judy Richardson | Published August 15, 2021

First Kiss

By Dr. Judy  2003

Standing on the brink of a cliff, high above a restless sea the lovers joined hands.   Silhouetted against the blazing orange of a setting sun their youthful profiles were barely a blush apart.   Her face

Also posted in The Good Ole Days

Movies verses Books

by Judy Richardson | Published August 9, 2021

Books verses Movies-My Latest Rant

While some big box bookstores and Amazon still are selling books. There are more and more choices for entertainment today. Like the huge aisle of breakfast food choices at the grocery store

Also posted in The Good Ole Days

Time Consuming Productions

by Judy Richardson | Published August 5, 2021

Time Consuming Productions

My love of printing will never fade. Spending so many happy hours with my spouse, Chuck Wendel, in our letter press shop compels me to try  to find ways to keep being creative with letters

Also posted in Letter Press

My Love Affair With Letter Press

by Judy Richardson | Published July 29, 2021

My Love Affair with Letter Press and Chuck Wendel

Chuck has been gone for nearly two years and as time passes it becomes easier to recall and write about our time together. As I try to write

Also posted in Letter Press

On Behalf of All Seniors-My Plastic Rant with Apologies to Lewis Black

by Judy Richardson | Published July 6, 2021

Our fingers are not as agile, and our strength is not so hot.  But as time passes there no stopping this process of wrapping absolutely everything in PLASTIC. Not only that, those cute little, theft- free packages

Also posted in The Good Ole Days

For Caregivers

by Judy Richardson | Published July 6, 2021

When the One You Cared for Dies

Its has been nearly three years since my spouse. Chuck Wendel died. We had only a year of our 9-year marriage before his second stroke made him basically a quadriplegic.

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Kitchen Table 2021

by Judy Richardson | Published June 16, 2021

At The Kitchen Table Again

The years have passed, so quick they  fly.

Some I loved have said goodbye..

Alone I sit;  no longer cry 

Because of my sweet memories.

If  poem or random thought descends,

I use my time to now attend

The call of

Also posted in Kitchen Table Poetry

1-800-CALL MOM

by Judy Richardson | Published May 26, 2021

1-800 CALL MOM

Show me a working mother who has never had a frantic phone call from a child when she is at work, and you will show me a very lucky woman. There have been several

Also posted in Parenting
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