Monthly Archives: October 2009

Brett Favre Pass

This morning we woke up in Rockford, Illinois one time home of the Rockford Peaches of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Growing up, one of my favorite movies was A League of Their Own. This morning we took our … Continue reading

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Back Seat Blogger

This morning with a quick stop to drop of the Boo-ster, we drove from Huntsville to Memphis, Tennessee to meet up with my parents, Big Mama and Big Daddy. Our final destination will be Green Bay, Wisconsin and the frozen … Continue reading

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Bah Humbug!

Ebenezer Scrooge was the villain changed by the power of Christmas in the classic Charles Dickens’ novel A Christmas Carol. I am the opposite of Mr. Scrooge. I have been changed by the over commercialized, highly marketed, and retail driven … Continue reading

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Great, but Not Perfect

I am currently sitting on the couch watching SEC football, Auburn and LSU on ESPN 2 and #1 Florida playing the Mississippi State Bulldogs on ESPN! We got home from a long day trip just before the end of the … Continue reading

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Barn Yard Behavior

It was great to be back at the Barn after traveling around the southeastern states. I look so forward to my time at the Barn on the weekends, because so many of our regular visitors stop by to say hello. … Continue reading

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Good Okra Hunting

Today we ventured to the book store to purchase our Fighting Okra paraphernalia! I’m sure you’re thinking, “What’s this Okra thing all about?” Delta State University’s official mascot is the Statesmen. And it is lame. Yes, I know that many … Continue reading

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Mosquitoes and STDs

Rain, rain and more rain! I left North America and was transported magically to Southeast Asia or a tropical rain forest in South America. Oh, did it rain! Being in Cleveland as it rained today reminded me of all those … Continue reading

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Welcome to Missi-Sloppy, Rain Boots Required

This week recruiting I get to visit my home state, Mississippi! My companion is Amazon, fearless X-Camp Counselor and guardian of half names. Our trip to Missi-Sloppy (a Marcia Lindstrom term) started off rainy and wicked! The whole trip down, … Continue reading

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Ruckus

This weekend Chris and I visited the farm in Mississippi! We arrived just before a thunderstorm hit. And I am not talking about my nephews, but that too. Chris and I have grown accustom to peace and quiet so when … Continue reading

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Turkey Plates

When I decided to return to work at the Barn I didn’t know how much fun I would have. I felt like Brett Favre returning from retirement to beat his old team. I enjoy each shift I work. Especially when … Continue reading

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Go State!

I grew up in Mississippi as the daughter of a Mississippi State graduate in Ag-Econ! Unfortunately and joyfully that meant I was inevitably a Bulldog fan. Mississippi State University is a great school with wonderful people but they don’t have … Continue reading

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Lessons from Hamburgers

Attention Southerners!!! There is something better than Chick-fil-A and Hardee’s, and that is In-N-Out Burger. It originated in southern California in 1948. Harry and Esther Snyder’s business philosophy was to give customers the freshest food you can provide with friendly … Continue reading

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