Thankful 30 – Day 30, agriculture

I save the best and most important for last. On the 30th day of November, I am thankful for agriculture.Best thing about agriculture is that I know all of you are thankful for it too. It's all of our livelihood. We all eat. We all wear clothing (or at least I hope so!). We all … Continue reading Thankful 30 – Day 30, agriculture

Thankful 30 – Day 29, learning

I love to learn. I have all of my life and plan to do so the rest of my life.Photo courtesy of Tumbler: http://verseinspire.tumblr.com/post/55803634252What is one thing all successful people in this world have in common? They have never stopped learning. It could be focusing all their time on learning one specific trade or skill. It … Continue reading Thankful 30 – Day 29, learning

Thankful 30 – Day 28, coaches and mentors

Have you ever tried to figure out everything on your own? When I say everything, I mean EVERYTHING. Personal goals, relationships, finances, career ambitions, beliefs, athletics, etc.If you have, please comment. You must be superhuman and I'd love to connect with you!I know I certainly cannot figure out everything on my own. Most cannot. That's … Continue reading Thankful 30 – Day 28, coaches and mentors

Thankful 30 – Day 27, vibrant economy

Today was Black Friday. I stayed out of the stores. Many of my friends did not. Whether it was slick deals or Christmas gifts, many were out and about the past few days to spend some cash (or check or credit cards) and "save".Dave Ramsey shared a unique thought today:Ask yourself why you’re buying those … Continue reading Thankful 30 – Day 27, vibrant economy

Thankful 30 – Day 26, freedom

It's Thanksgiving day and I am sitting in a recliner at my friend's house preparing to watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade! Holidays are known for traditions. Spectating and marveling over the unique, creative floats is one of my traditions. I am not with family. I am not at "home" to enjoy regular holiday festivities. … Continue reading Thankful 30 – Day 26, freedom

Thankful 30 – Day 25, my sister

She is my little goof ball. Kelly (aka Keke) and I have had our highs and lows as siblings. Growing up, mom and dad tried their best to keep us separated... we were often up in arms about who was picking on who. They tried to keep us from attacking one another.When I went off … Continue reading Thankful 30 – Day 25, my sister

Thankful 30 – Day 24, my dad

A farmer, handy man, do-gooder, cat lover, environmentalist, wannabe "Gibbs", the master, cow whisperer, husband, mechanic, salesman, auction goer, Elks member, son, man of God, Chevy fan, midday napper, dog trainer, Blue Shirt, old school, brother, Western watcher, hunter, NASCAR driver in his dreams, leader, impatienter, agriculturalist, philanthropist, learner, ice creamaholic, work harder than anyone … Continue reading Thankful 30 – Day 24, my dad

Thankful 30 – Day 23, my momma

Yep, I'm thankful for my mom. I definitely do not tell her enough or prove it enough how much I care and appreciate her. This weekend, she was definitely the listening ear and thoughtful role model I needed.Most recent photo of mom, dad and me.Today, she sent me a funny photography of their house cat … Continue reading Thankful 30 – Day 23, my momma