Grateful reflections on Thanksgiving

Obviously it’s cliché to share what I am thankful for on Thanksgiving, but if I don’t stop to reflect on my blessings then what makes this anything more than another Hallmark-card-day? Keeping with the cliché, I am intensely grateful for my family, our health, safety, and home. I know how lucky I am to have…

STOP THE TALK – IT’S NOT POT!

So when your “better” half seeds 600 areas of hemp (yes, the non-medicinal look alike to marijuana) around your house it stimulates interesting conversation at home and in town.

JUST CALL ME DOROTHY….OZ’S FANTASY ABOUT ANTIBIOTICS IN MEAT

I feel like Dorothy – a young (well ok, youngish) girl plucked from the reality based pragmatic world of the farm – and dropped into Oz where fantasy, fiction, and myths are accepted as reality. My proverbial tornado is the media storm that is swirling around antibiotic use in livestock. The insanity hit a new…

FEAR OF NEEDLES? NOT ON THIS FARM.

Yes. That is a syringe in my hand. Yes. I am injecting every calf!!*$?! Before you scream “EXACTLY! This is exactly what I am worried about!” just let me explain. I hear your concerns about how medications are used in farm animals. You’ve read about ‘factory-farms’ and ‘intensive-livestock’ operations. These labels conjure up images of…

Liquid Gold… Millions attest to a miracle cure

Miracle cure-all! Saves millions of lives every year! Drink this life-giving, fulfilling, natural, nourishing to guarantee health. What’s the catch? It’s seasonally available and even then, supply is limited. Honest! This really exists in the real world. What would you give to try it? What if I told you that I have witnessed almost immediate…

Humility

We all love the opportunity to publically announce we are an idiot  – right? Well, here I am. I walked right into it. First, to understand this, you need to understand my twitter policy. I don’t retweet things without reading and looking at them. No matter how enticing the title sounds I’m not going to…