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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

Thanksgiving in April

Take a moment and examine the screen that you’re viewing this blog through. If you happen to be particularly clumsy like myself, that screen might have a few cracks and chips on it…or maybe an entire spiderweb of broken glass. … Continue reading

Shoot for the Stars

When I was younger, I had a serious fascination with the stars and the moon. So much so, that my grandmother got me this moon night-light that was about a foot in diameter and could go through all the phases … Continue reading

KS FFA Officers- Pawnee Edition

Over the last 9 months, our state officer team has grown to know each other on a VERY personal level. Whether we’re living out of a suitcase for weeks at a time, prepping for a conference, caravanning to an event, … Continue reading

The Humanity of Agriculture

What is unique about agriculture? Out of all of the other disciplines that mankind has developed over the years, what makes agriculture “our wisest pursuit” as Thomas Jefferson told George Washington. Why is agriculture always going to be one of … Continue reading

Choices

“Every day of our lives we are on the verge of making those changes that would make all the difference.” – Mignon McLauglin “In every single thing you do, you are choosing a direction. Your life is a product of … Continue reading

FFA members, the TIME is ours…

Whew!! January CANNOT be over! It feels like only a couple of days ago that I was flying back home from making what feels like a months’ or more worth of memories in what was actually only a week and … Continue reading