Lately I've been struggling. I feel like I'm the only kid left on one side of a game of dodgeball. I just keep keep jumping, ducking and hoping I survive till the buzzer sounds. Typically, I deal with stress by working out. There's something about listening to my iPod and hitting the elliptical. The more … Continue reading With the weight of the world on your shoulders.
Ever have those reflective moments, of wow, things have changed? I've had quite a few of those over the past few months, but the one that really struck me, happened this past Thursday. Last week I had the opportunity to represent Farm Talk Newspaper (My place of employment) at the American Royal, for the Livestock … Continue reading From where I stood: A year’s time
Here I was singing along with the radio driving through town, when suddenly the song is interrupted with: *beep* *beep* *beep* The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the following counties in the four state area. Storms include quarter sized hail, and 70 mph wind gusts. These storms can cause car … Continue reading I don’t think we’re in Oklahoma anymore Toto.
Give me a tractor, I can operate it. Sure it may take me a couple of minutes to adjust to the various brands or different models of said tractor, but I'm pretty confident in my ability to run farm machinery. Push mowers on the other hand... foreign territory. Due to the drought my lawn has … Continue reading Mowing in Muck Boots
Okay deep breath. Breathe in... and now out... That was mainly for my own benefit, but if any of my faithful readers are in need, I'm happy to oblige. I'm having one of those days, one where "Hot Southern Mess" should be stamped in red across my forehead. I think yesterday morning was the prelude … Continue reading 48 hours of Hot Southern Mess
Yes, I did say ditch, and I mean exactly that. I live my life somewhat like Ricky Bobby from Talladega Nights, except in a itty-bitty female brunette version. Basically "I wanna go fast," and "If you aint first you're last" are my life motto's. Judging by as many times as I've been pulled over for … Continue reading Life can be a Ditch