Author Archives: Celeste
An FFA chapter at Noble High School in Oklahoma hosts a livestock show each year for special needs students.
The FFA members pair up with the show participants to teach them how to care for their animals, fit/prepare them for a show and then help them exhibit the animals in a show. Continue reading
I’ve thought a lot about how to document the past year on my blog. Instead of trying to capture it in words, I’ve decided to let my photographs narrate the story.
Besides, it’s a lot cuter that way! Continue reading
HSUS is an extremist organization that spends less than 1% of their multi-million dollar budget on animal shelters. They don’t operate a single animal shelter!
So why are they sponsoring a Curious George episode about animal shelters? Continue reading
At an FFA event in the spring of 2006, I met a girl from the Todd County FFA chapter. A little over a month later, we were elected to be regional officer teammates. Two months after that we set out … Continue reading
During my many years showing livestock, my friends and I always talked about what we as livestock exhibitors wished we could tell everyone who attended the Kentucky State Fair. This year, I finally took the time to write it all … Continue reading
My absolute favorite thing about summer is fresh produce. I grew up with a huge garden and if there was one thing my parents knew how to grow it was green beans. In fact, my brother “Bud” and I started … Continue reading
On this blog, I often write about complex aspects of food and farming and interact with my predominately adult readers. My sister Renee, on the other hand, has always preferred to teach children about our farm. She’s brought our pigs … Continue reading
Every summer, my nieces from Louisville come spend a few weeks in West Kentucky with their grandparents. Its always a lot of fun for us because we get to share our day to day lives with them instead of just … Continue reading
When I was in college, my roommate got Aaron and I hooked on her family’s Friday night tradition: “pizza night.” Like most broke college students, we chose which shop to order from based on one factor: which was the cheapest? … Continue reading