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...My hands to larger service...

“I pledge my head to clearer thinking, my heart to greater loyalty, my hands to larger service, and my health to better living, for my club, my community, my country, and my world.” 679 more words


The Key to Unspeakable Joy

The key to unspeakable joy is thankfulness. In the triumph and the defeat. I’ve been showing at the fair for the last 13 years and I have known both triumph and defeat in showing all of my animals. 162 more words

Fair 2016 Wrap Up

What a week. The kids came home with various ribbons and new ideas and plans for next year. The fair is always a fun little vacation for us. 177 more words


When a farm kid goes to an animal rights conference...

I grew up on a cattle farm in rural Missouri. I am a classic, stereotypical farm kid that was involved in the local 4-H and FFA. 904 more words


Life Lessons From The County Fair

It’s that time of year: the Madison County Fair.

I can’t recall a time in my life that┬ámy family┬ádidn’t spend the week of the county fair making trip after trip… 1,345 more words


Need Rain!

Wow, is it dry. I went to our local hay guy to put half down on the 200 bales of hay we’ll need this winter and he was afraid to take my money. 245 more words