“Hey Dad, when do you get out for spring break?” The kids ask this EVERY YEAR and EVERY YEAR we both crack up. Thankfully, Scott was able to take a couple of days off and they were our two prettiest days of the week. Sweet! We were so grateful that our annual trek to the…

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Every two years, Texas 4-H spreads the good news of Agrilife extension and the 4-H program at “Texas 4-H Day at the Capitol.” Because the Texas legislature is only in session every two years, it’s a big deal for all our 4-Hers! Way back in the day, I served as a legislative page. So, when…

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It’s true. We really went. Any Aggie Catholic you talk to will almost always refer to Aggieland as the Holyland. Brilliant, isn’t it? Texas 4-H hosts its week-long state competition at Texas A&M every June and about 4,000 teenagers descend upon campus. It’s a beautiful sight. Loud, but awesome. For many of the competitions you…

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I was chatting with a friend a few days ago and I caught myself saying the same thing over and over… “Yeah, it’s been a good week. Busy, but good.” And I stopped myself. Everyone’s life is busy. I want ours to be more than that. I want it to be fun and adventurous and…

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So…yeah. I’ve been a little MIA the last few days because of a combination of things. But, mostly because our heater went out on Friday afternoon. You know, just in time for Central Texas’ coldest snap all season. Don’t you Midwesterners laugh – 35, rain and fierce winds is cold here. I’m a Texas girl…

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