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May 21, 2017
A trip to the sale barn proves the best days can't be planned​. Jessie Veeder / Special to The Forum
Coming Home: A trip to the sale barn proves the best days can't be planned​
May 21, 2017 - 7:23am
May 14, 2017
We gain more from our mothers than just their looks
May 14, 2017 - 8:42am
May 7, 2017
Jessie Veeder, Coming Home columnist
How old stories help us hold on
May 7, 2017 - 6:59am
April 30, 2017
Jessie Veeder
In marriage, some secrets should be kept secret​
April 30, 2017 - 7:45am
April 23, 2017
"I got up from the waiting room chair to check on the squeals coming from that long hallway where we would take turns strolling with Dad as his surgery wounds healed and my breath sort of caught at the sight of it -- a man we weren’t sure was going to live walking hand in hand with a baby we never thought would be born."
Coming Home: Hospital hallway that once held fear now full of hope
April 23, 2017 - 7:48am
April 16, 2017
Jessie Veeder, Coming Home columnist
Jessie Veeder: How a dog's life measures time
April 16, 2017 - 10:54am
April 9, 2017
The first calf being born on the Veeder Ranch is a sure sign of spring. Special to The Forum
Veeder: The beauty behind the first signs of spring
April 9, 2017 - 8:33am
April 2, 2017
Vintage steering wheel of a Ford pickup. Stock image.
Veeder: Stick shift struggles and why I blame my dad
April 2, 2017 - 9:33am
March 26, 2017
Jessie Veeder's 16-month-old daughter takes a photo atop hay bales with her three older cousins. Special to The Forum
Veeder: Motherhood means holding on tight as you're letting go
March 26, 2017 - 8:38am
March 12, 2017
Jessie Veeder, Coming Home columnist
Veeder: When childhood memories involving a goat and a Lincoln turn whimsical
March 12, 2017 - 8:22am
March 5, 2017
It only took Jessie Veeder two months into motherhood to figure out that 98 percent of the job is just bending over and picking things up anyway. The other 2 percent is practicing animal noises. Special to The Forum
Veeder: A day in the life of a chief executive baby​
March 5, 2017 - 7:35am
February 26, 2017
Jessie Veeder, Coming Home columnist
Veeder: Door always open to home of old friend​
February 26, 2017 - 7:17am
February 19, 2017
And now that I think of it, even with the space of years between us, there aren’t many big and meaningful life moments that didn’t include my little sister tagging along, or right there beside me or on the other end of the phone line. Jessie Veeder / Special to The Forum
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
February 19, 2017 - 7:13am
February 12, 2017
Jessie Veeder, Coming Home columnist
​Veeder: Tiny reminders of love in an ordinary life
February 12, 2017 - 8:19am
January 29, 2017
Jessie Veeder, Coming Home columnist
Veeder: The moral of the old friendship story
January 29, 2017 - 9:19am