BY LEN WELLS

In the very unlikely event that someone decides to write a story about my life, I sure hope they print the more interesting parts in very fine print. And to that point, I honestly believe that in today's “all caps” society, it's not all that bad to be living a “lower case” life.  Here's what I mean.

Our son-in-law, Dr. Kyle Kakac works as an emergency room physician near Nashville, Tennessee. It is certainly a high stress job where he literally has to make life and death decisions every day. Add that to raising a family in the one of the fastest growing cities in America and you have a recipe for developing  stress-related health problems.  I believe that's why he enjoys coming back to Southern Illinois as often as possible to visit a farm he bought several years ago. His farm – known as Rolling Acres -  is where we live, and enjoy keeping mowed and landscaped. It's literally a labor of love.

One of Kyle's colleagues once asked, “What in the world is there to do when you go back to that farm?”. Kyle responded...

For the rest of the story see this weeks Carmi Chronicle!