John Phipps is a farmer from Chrisman, Ill., who writes humor and commentary pieces in his column "John's World," which appears regularly in Farm Journal. Here are seven of his notable columns from 2012. Enjoy!
John's World: The Waiting Game
One of the more counterintuitive aspects of Harvest 2012 has been the reintroduction of detention time at our elevator.
John's World: Squiggle on the Dotted Line
When all you have are keyboards, any unique flair in your writing is purposeless.
John's World: Look! Up in the Sky!
I have often suspected that I am a mutant, gifted with weird powers.
John's World: eHarmony.dog
Having one resident in the house who is always on your side is an emotional asset.
Flushed with Victory
Like most engineers, I went through a brief period of fascination with toilets.