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Ones Man’s Dream

Sold. $25,000 to number 94. This was what I heard a when I went home the weekend before we left for national convention. It was for a used “Caterpillar D6C Dozer, newer tracks, works good, SN 10K5709” as the auction flyer said. The dozer was one of the higher bided items during the sale. The night before as we always do my dad and I when to look over the sale. Continue reading

Holiday Traditions

Does your family have any interesting traditions? Well I’ll tell you mine does. The holiday season is an exciting time of year, the music changes, the clothing changes, and the weather changes, which some of us enjoy more than others. … Continue reading

Investing

The running joke for FFA members has always been that our organization allows you to meet and become friends with incredible people from across the nation. People who make you better, accept you, and inspire you. Then, you have to … Continue reading

The End Credits

A huge benefit of college compared to high school is that there is a lot more free time. A way I have been keeping myself busy, besides the overwhelming amount of homework, is diving deep into Spider-Man media. I’ve always … Continue reading

Always Remain Persistent

There is one thing I dreaded about going off to college—and that would be the parking lot situation. Now, I am very grateful for the parking lots, but actually parking my car can be an experience. The very first time … Continue reading

To The High School Senior

This past Friday I returned to my hometown of Wilson, Kansas for the annual homecoming ceremony. It was much needed time to reconnect with teachers, friends, family, and members of the community I had not seen in a while. While … Continue reading

Sitting on Every Seat

What is the first thing as a kid you remembered when you entered the state fair? Was it the loud noise? Bright lights? Powerful messages from every single vendor trying to sell you something? When I was a little kid … Continue reading

Who am I?

Who am I?   People often ask, “What was it like running for a State FFA Office?” And the typical response is, “Well it was pretty tough, but overall very worthwhile.” What most people don’t realize, however, is that some … Continue reading

Free of Fear

I’ve been thinking about fear a lot recently. I’ve been known to, more than once, turn down an opportunity because I was afraid I would fail. My 8th grade year my piano teacher signed me up for the Pitt State … Continue reading

The Day Is Uncertain

I’m sure we can all remember the Pocahontas movie scene where she is singing “Just around the River Bend”.  Life is a lot like that river with many twists and turns. At times just around the bend, there is a … Continue reading