• Tim White

    Hunting Dogs

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on November 29, 2010

    The crack of dawn seemed unnaturally loud this morning -- kind of like a thunder clap that originated somewhere just beneath the pillow. Actually the first gun shot of deer season probably was several hundred yards behind our house. It was followed rapidly by two more blasts. It got me awake in a hurry. You see hunting season at our place is not about chasing whitetails. It’s about hunting for our dogs. You might think that yellow labs would have a special love for the boom of a shotgun…

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    A Question for Dr. Mendell

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on November 15, 2010

    Dr. Jerry Mendell doesn’t play much golf. In fact the round he played this fall at Pleasant Valley Golf Course near Lancaster was the first he had played since he participated in the same event a year ago. No doubt he won’t play again until next year. When you are the director of the Center for Gene Therapy at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and a professor of pediatrics and pathology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, and co-director…

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    Coyote at Play

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on November 4, 2010

    We hear coyotes around the farm on a regular basis -- as in at least once a week. In fact if the local emergency sirens went off at noon, like they do in many places, I’m sure we would hear them yelping and yapping every day. When a cat moved into our barn several years ago, the coyotes could be heard right behind the corral on a nightly basis. One day the cat disappeared and the coyotes were gone too. We don’t have many ground hogs anymore either -- plenty of squirrels and the…

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