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Pardon my whine

November 10, 2017 — Last week was not a good week for me. I am sitting here typing with my frozen hands in a building with no heat. Yes, the boiler is out in the office and the hot flashes can't come fast enough to keep me warm. They

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Johnson: When fun hurts

November 3, 2017 — It's fall and what better way to celebrate than a trip to a corn maze. Took my two grandkids to The Fritzler Corn Maze just south of Greeley, Colo. It was great fun, but I'm definitely starting to feel my age. As I normally do

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‘Grab the blow torch’

October 20, 2017 — I read this headline today and laughed out loud, "Man tries to kill spiders with blow torch – ends up burning his house down." I can't tell you how many times I've said, "Grab the blow torch," when I see a spider. In fact, I

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Johnson: Wildfires taking a toll

July 28, 2017 — As of Thursday, the Lodgepole Complex fire in Montana had burned about 270,000 acres and was about 62 percent contained. There are about 600 firefighters fighting the fire, which is being referred to as the largest in the U.S. Also, as of Thursday, the fire

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Johnson: Road trip to South Dakota

July 14, 2017 — I drove to Belle Fourche, S.D., last week for a meeting with The Fence Post team and people from our sister paper, Tri-State Livestock News, which has an office there. I hate to brag, but I did bring some much-needed rain for the area with

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Typical Johnson family vacation

July 7, 2017 — In case you didn't notice, I took a few vacation days to celebrate the Fourth of July. My husband and I, our daughter and son-in-law and two grandchildren packed up the RV and went to Boysen State Park near Thermopolis, Wyo. Both my daughters served

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Johnson: Don’t need a horse to be a cowgirl

January 20, 2017 — While I was watching the horse events at the National Western Stock Show, I was reminded of a time when I was a young girl growing up on a farm near Edinburg, N.D., and wanting to be a cowgirl. But I didn't have a horse.

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Johnson: Gearing up for January events

January 6, 2017 — January is a busy month for The Fence Post staff with the National Western Stock Show in Denver and, right on its heels, the Colorado Farm Show in Greeley. These events will be a first for me, and I can't wait to go. In the

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