What can you offer the world?

We are surrounded by crime, hate, despair and sadness. This world may seem filled with negativity. However, the world is what we see in it. This weekend, I saw love. I saw people filled with passion for family, agriculture, joy and happiness. The beauty of marriage was in front of me as the maid of … Continue reading What can you offer the world?

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

Thankful 30 – Day 15, love

One of the most heart warming things to see is people in love. Weddings are the best place to find that feeling. The past year, many of my friends have gotten engaged and/or married. I also have many friends in serious, long-term relationships.Love is a beautiful thing. Today's thankful 30 is for love. If you … Continue reading Thankful 30 – Day 15, love

How does your father feel loved?

Yesterday was Father's Day. I witnessed many friends posting online about how great their fathers are and how they have been influenced by them and sharing iconic photographs of memories with their dads. That was very thoughtful to share. I did not participate.Instead, I was out in the hay fields, round baling alfalfa with my … Continue reading How does your father feel loved?

This advertising is not by ‘chance’

This weekend, I went on a shopping trip with one of my friends. I love shopping, but what I love even more is comparing the different marketing campaigns these companies use in their displays and store layouts. After taking my graphic design classes, I am better able to interpret what type of feel and approach … Continue reading This advertising is not by ‘chance’