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My Guest Post for Rural Women Rock

My Guest Post for Rural Women Rock

I briefly mentioned the other day that the #140conf small town lit a fire in my new friend Kasse Duffy (@MissDuffys) and she started a blog called Rural Women Rock. This is my guest post for “open mic.” It will be published Monday, October 24. Please take time to visit the site and read through some […]

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Travelers Tuesday To Remember

Travelers Tuesday To Remember

I had to stop and take photos of the license plates at my house tonight to share them with you. Its hard to believe I have people from four different states here visiting for a bit all of them were here though I realized later I didn’t get a photo of all of us together. […]

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We Have Just This Weekend Left to Help Bolay Farms!

We Have Just This Weekend Left to Help Bolay Farms!

In the last few weeks I’ve seen several people sharing a video that gives you a specific way to help one Oklahoma farm with just the click of a mouse. Its come at me from farming friends as well as college friends. I’ve voted several times but you can vote daily and we need more […]

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Drought Leads to Desperation on a Small Texas Farm

Drought Leads to Desperation on a Small Texas Farm

As I wrote the headline for this post, I wondered if people would think I was overstating things but as I reread the prompter for this post, I feel certain the person who contacted me truly is desperate for good ideas. She was searching the internet for help and found my blog post on how […]

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Assisting in Drought Relief for Oklahoma & Texas Farmers

Assisting in Drought Relief for Oklahoma & Texas Farmers

There are people who you come across in life who just seem to go above and beyond what is expected. From the first time I interacted with Carrie Chestnut Mess (aka @DairyCarrie on Twitter), I knew she wasn’t going to fit into some nice little box. I’m guessing that’s part of the reason I figured […]

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Recalibrating What it Means to NEED Rain or to Suffer a Drought

https://twitter.com/JPlovesCOTTON/status/110154582809776128 That tweet is really easy for lots of people to understand. So much of the US has been drier than normal and high temperatures. We have all seen lawns like mine. The yard that seemed lush green six weeks ago when I made an offer on the house has taken a real turn for […]

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Thinking "Back to School" Leaves Me Nearly Wordless Wednesday

Thinking “Back to School” Leaves Me Nearly Wordless Wednesday

I decided to pull together some photos from back in the day when I went to college at Phillips University in Enid, OK. Lots of great friends who I’m still in touch with and a few I’ve not heard from in quite a while. And it has me thinking. I chose to go to college […]

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Dr. Tibbie Shades

Listen to What the Other Guy Has to Say, He May Be Right

This weekend, I finally pulled together thoughts I had for a blog post about the Cherokee Strip land run. It was the kind of post I wanted to try and do right, because the inspiration for me was Tibbie Shades. He was a great person and a teacher. As I wandered through the internet looking […]

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