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.
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
On St. Patrick’s Day this year I attended Oklahoma Youth Expo (OYE) with several friends. As we walked through one of the cattle barns discussing and reflecting back on our own showing days, one friend stated, “If annoys me to no end when some little kid or grown adult comes up and asks, can I … Continue reading Can I pet your cow?
Ag Nerds… I’m sure you’ve seen them. They are people who’s eyes light up when USDA releases new crop reports, those who can talk in vivid detail about the new iPhone app they just downloaded that brings EPD (Expected Progeny Differences) results right to them, or those who have ever posted or framed pictures involving … Continue reading An Ag Nerd’s view on dating, marriage, & babies.
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
Anyone who knows me personally is already aware the 4th of July is one, if not my absolute favorite holiday. I’m drawn to the colors red, white, and blue like a moth to porch light on a summer night. Maybe it’s the history geek that lives inside me, the sense of patriotism or the prospect … Continue reading America is Beautiful