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Memphis’ Top Tourist Site This Week is the Mississippi River Flood Water

This weekend downtown Memphis has likely seen some of the biggest days of visitors in a long time. Granted, the Memphis in May festival brought a lot of people in, but since Friday, the crowds have been steadily growing. Many of the folks coming down to the river front live in Memphis and the surrounding […]

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Flat Stanley’s Jake Visits Memphis, Professes Love of Cows & Pigs

Since so many of my friends helped with the Flat Stanley project, I wanted to share some of my favorite photos of Flat Stanley’s coloring genius — my nephew Jake! Jake was here on spring break for a great four-day weekend. We got the chance to see a bunch of family & friends and got […]

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Network of Friends Shows Up in Great Numbers & Diversity

An analysis of who is engaged on my Facebook page from the standpoints of geographical distribution and original connectivity points. Doing this analysis will be useful as I continue to build my personal blog and my online network.

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Wordless Wednesday – Thanksgiving Tree of #foodthanks

this photo for Wordless Wednesday is part of the #foodthanks effort organized by the AgChat Foundation.

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Cotton 101: First Field Basics of the Boll

Video closeup in a field of cotton and some of the bolls off the plant. Talking through the fiber & the plant’s use.

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Totally Changing Pace For Labor Day Weekend

Totally Changing Pace For Labor Day Weekend

It’s Sunday night and usually I’m already getting my mind ready for work Monday if I’m not doing email and more. But tonight, I don’t need to get ready cause it is a three-day weekend! WOO HOO! Love Labor Day Weekend! This week’s blog poll represented the divergence from food polls and moved to the […]

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College Move-In Day Stress Management

College Move-In Day Stress Management

You hear stories about it late summer or early fall every year. Parents and children are busily preparing for that first day of school. The first day of classes can be proceeded by a big move hundreds, even thousands of miles away.  The stress this puts on the student and parents can be significant. This […]

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Honoring Your Dad on Father’s Day and Everyday

I just saw this tweet from Mike Ver Steeg “father’s day, farming go hand-in-hand. G’pa taught my dad abt land&livestock. My dad taught me, now I teach my kids.”  That simple direct statement is something I’ve heard so many times. Fathers and grandpas learning and living and passing that along to the next generation. My […]

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