Category Archives: Work

Back in the Old Days

It’s not what it used to be and maybe it never was, but growing up on a farm and in my family provided a good, solid basis for the next of my life. Continue reading

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Bull-Ridin’ and Success

Riding a bull takes a certain sort of courage but what makes a ranch–or most anything else–succeed is something else. Continue reading

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Career Prep

After watching a few hundred high school freshmen at the Career Expo, I thought about how little I knew at thirteen, and yet how important it was. Continue reading

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The Fine Art of Apology

Know someone who just can’t ever admit they’re wrong about anything? Only one thing you can do for someone like that… Continue reading

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Me & Mister Roy

The sound of an oil-well pump motor takes me back to one of my favorite farm memories in western Kentucky. Continue reading

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A Bit of Green

Never give up on doing good and never forget that even small successes give us hope and teach us important lessons. Continue reading

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The Blessing of Frustration

Sometimes, it’s through the blessing of frustration that we find a better way of doing things. Continue reading

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