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May 20, 2018

An Incredible Woman: My Mom!

May 8, 2018 As I was driving and looking out the window at the newly planted fields, I saw just the hints of corn sprouting out of the black dirt. I LOVE that about spring time. It

November 6, 2017

Farm = Faith. DNA.

Farm = Faith. DNA. Each year when October arrives and I see the combines drive into the fields, something happens to my spirit, no matter what is happening around me. I cannot exac

October 30, 2017

My Empty Nest Gets an Infusion of JOY

Have you ever had the moment where you think, gosh now I know what my parents experienced with me? This just happened! My oldest son came to town, yes, it’s still home, but he is

March 12, 2017

Five Generations!

Five Generations in the Workforce Did you know that it’s the first time in history that our workforce includes workers from five different generations? Stop to think about that;

March 9, 2017

I’m NOT mowing yet!

Seasons Ecclesiastes 3:1 There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens. Living in the Midwest, we have the joy of seeing four very distinct seas

February 25, 2017

Can I Ask a Favor?

Can I ask you a favor? Tell me the truth: should I get these shoes?! Could you grab me a water bottle? Would you run to the store and pick up bananas? Mom, would you have time to e

February 19, 2017

The Cost of Building a Wall

Cost of Building a Wall Unless you live under a rock, you might know there is a lot of talk these days about “wall building” and who is paying for that wall. Yes, my title was

February 11, 2017

A Man You Should Know

Hours with my dad! Laughter: My dad has a sense of humor and has instilled in me that laughter is necessary every day. In fact, before his open heart surgery, a very complicated pr

January 22, 2017

Salt Block

Salt Block On a dairy farm, there are very distinct sounds, smells and images, and to this day they are as vivid as if I still experienced them daily. Last week, my dear friend Sco

January 9, 2017

Confession: I Am Addicted!

While I was cooking on Saturday morning, I was listening to a podcast on the Enneagram, and that’s when it hit me!  I stopped mid-lasagna assembly, to make the admission OUT LOU