Life changes every day whether we notice that it does or not. The idea, marriage has taught me, is to understand that and take what comes, one day at a time, together. … More Lessons Learned After Five Years of Marriage
It’s difficult to know what to do or how to feel as we wait for these negotiations to close and for the “deal” to be completed. It could turn out that nothing much changes and that we can continue on with our business pretty much the same as it is operating now. But it could also turn out to be disastrous. … More Courting (Dairy) Disaster
If concessions go through, the industry as we know it – and as consumers have learned to trust in it for high quality, local, competitively priced milk products – would drastically change. … More A Game We Don’t Want to Lose
This weekend, although I’m really excited to attend arguably one of Ontario’s most well-run and well-known rural fall fairs, I’m more excited to help celebrate 4-H and all that it’s done not only for me, but for thousands of kids before and after me . … More Head. Heart. Hands. Health.
Life is good. Great, even. And yet, here I am, flinching up at the sky, waiting for that other farm boot, er, shoe to come hurdling down at me. … More Waiting for the Other Farm Boot
“The question is not whether we should use genetic engineering, but more pressingly, how we should use it – to what responsible purpose.” … More We Are Asking the Wrong Question About GMOs
In case you’re curious, no, watching TV for an hour doesn’t make you informed; it makes you opinionated (or bored or confused). Which is fine until you stop asking questions and start doing things like trying to change governmental policies that affect a LOT of people based on what you don’t really know. … More We All Have Trust Issues