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When my husband and I decided to come back to his family’s farm, we sure didn’t come back for the money or the cushy hours. We chose farming as an occupation because we knew we wanted to raise our family on a farm.

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A dodgy-looking drifter in a visor hat gives Kevin Costner a tiny lime tree and insists, “This one is for free.” Kevin Costner stares at him blankly and then epically states: “Nothing’s free in Waterworld.”

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Recently, I saw a picture of the new male trend in fashion. The two men were wearing high heels, long coats and dangling earrings and jewelry. Their man buns looked liked women’s fashions 50 years ago. What is this world coming to? I was suddenly glad I grew up in a world where there was no blurring of the genders.

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College is out for summer and many students are embarking upon new internships. Whether this is the first internship or the second or third, there are many ways to maximize the experience.

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Celebrating Dairy Month in June and Ice Cream Month in July, dairy farmers open their farms to thousands of visitors for tours, breakfasts on the farms and other large events. These are great opportunities to share what we do and our love for dairy. Hosting large events like these do come at a cost. A cost of time, labor shortages, space, weather and the fear of bringing so many people to your place can be overwhelming for many. But what if we scaled back all the big productions?

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I just finished a spring season of Little League Baseball as assistant coach of my son’s team. Our coach often repeated his goal for us as coaches and players: have a great attitude and give an exceptional effort. We had a young team and were inexperienced; the season was a development year for most of our players.

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