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You Can’t Recycle Wasted Time

Earth Day was celebrated this Saturday the 22nd, and my social media was flooded with posts and comments about how we can be more ecologically friendly. I saw countless pictures of friends planting trees, picking up litter, and taking out … Continue reading

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Disney Life Lessons

Classic Disney movies have inspired people for generations with their positive messages. To this day, I am a genuine Disney fanatic and can probably quote every line or sing every song perfectly. Lately, I began to think of the deeper … Continue reading

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You Are Enough

It is April, which means that the end of this school year is within reach. It also means that the busiest time of year is here and in full force. Spring sports have begun, classes are demanding, and the FFA … Continue reading

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In the Midst of the Storm

It’s no secret that wildfires have spanned across parts of Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. Though these fires aren’t exactly “storms” they certainly had the same disastrous affect. They left scorched pastures, dead livestock, and destroyed homes in their wake. While … Continue reading

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African Time

Quick review of the day: I woke up a little late, discovered the nearly-Antarctic temperature as I ventured forth to Ag Econ 315, drove out to the Stout Center to feed Noodles the Rope Horse, came back to my dorm … Continue reading

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Checking the Cost: Lessons Learned from South Africans and Pony Trimming

I remember being at Grandpa’s place near Longford one evening and herding his small circus of miniature ponies and donkeys into the small pen closest to the house. Our goal for that evening was simple. Using a trusty old pair … Continue reading

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The Power of Perspective

The other day in class, my classmates and I were asked to look at a series of pictures and determine what we saw. It turns out that each picture contained two images. Some people saw one while others saw the … Continue reading

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Impactful Experiences

Over the past few weeks, I have been asked multiple times in scholarship and organization applications to describe a time in my life that completely changed my perspective or allowed me to find my identity. As I have reflected upon … Continue reading

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Favorite Flavors

As some of you may know, the Kansas FFA state officers recently had the privilege of attending the International Leadership Seminar for State Officers (or ILSSO) in South Africa along with 75 other state officers and staff from across the … Continue reading

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My Journey Towards Understanding Positivity

* I wrote this a few days ago while in South Africa and didn’t have the opportunity to post it there. After I looked at it I decided it was best as an authentic thought, so I haven’t changed much … Continue reading

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