In A Society That Urges You To Be a Malfoy, Be a Weasley

Howdy! If you've been following along on my social media or subscribed to my email list, you will know that I have immersed myself into the saga of Harry Potter From the first book until the end, one of the themes that sticks out to me is the contrast of the Malfoy family to the … Continue reading In A Society That Urges You To Be a Malfoy, Be a Weasley

Subscribe To My New Email List

Hello all I'm happy to share with you my new email list As you likely already know, social media sites often have tight control on what content you see via their algorithims By signing up for my email list, you are guaranteed not to miss any news from our team/family here at Ag State of … Continue reading Subscribe To My New Email List

A Mess in New Mexico

The girls and I are stunned about what is going on out in New Mexico For those who haven’t heard, there are several estray cattle roaming the Gila National Forest on the Arizona/New Mexico border . According to the Federal Wildlife Service, these animals are grazing on sensitive forage. Here is where my mouth was … Continue reading A Mess in New Mexico

How Each Of Us Can Combat Climate Change

This has been on my mind quite a bit lately. One of the most popular points of discussion in our society today is how our individual food choices can affect climate change. There is LOTS of talk about how eating meat, dairy, and other traditional sources of nutrients can be detrimental to the environment. To … Continue reading How Each Of Us Can Combat Climate Change

Our Children Need To See Us Fail

Greetings I had a bit of a revelation this week. It is in reference to an experience I had deer hunting with my son, Carter This week, we are in the middle of the firearms portion of deer hunting in Missouri. I am not an avid hunter. However, my boys want to hunt and I … Continue reading Our Children Need To See Us Fail

November Gratitude Journal Day 3 – The Enneagram

Greetings. Hope all is well in your world. Today, I am actually taking a step away from my normal world. I slept in a bit, took a day off from exercise and work, and will be heading down to Springfield in a few hours to speak at the Missouri Forage and Grassland Council annual conference. … Continue reading November Gratitude Journal Day 3 – The Enneagram

November Gratitude Journal Day 2- Social Media

Good morning all and feliz día de los Muertos Today I am writing about the blessing in my life that is social media. I know that in this day and age, social media is a peculiar thing to be grateful for. Social media can cause such havoc and is to blame for much of the … Continue reading November Gratitude Journal Day 2- Social Media

November Gratitude Day 1

Sober October has come to a close. I learned a lot about myself and my weaknesses and built upon those. I dad taxed my kids Halloween candy last night as a bit of celebration. I am going to continue my sugar abstinence for the month. However, instead of withholding from something for a month, I'm … Continue reading November Gratitude Day 1

Sometimes No Doesn’t Mean No

Greetings. Sober October is coming down to a close and I’m finding out so much about myself But today is not about me. It’s about the wonderful pair that is my wife and oldest son Earlier this year, Levi found out that his chapter would not be attending the annual National FFA convention in Indianapolis. … Continue reading Sometimes No Doesn’t Mean No

Sober October Day 20

Continue winning the battle. Today was a typical day. Nothing extraordinary. I worked, came home, checked cows, fed, then recorded a podcast while most everyone else was out of the house. My podcast was with my friend Sammi Wangsness. We talked about her journey through ADHD. How she changed her approach in college and how … Continue reading Sober October Day 20