Monthly Archives: April 2012

Prayer for Planting Season

I found this prayer on www.catholicdoors.com and thought it was appropriate for the season.

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Why I Agree With Wayne Pacelle

In April, The Humane Society of the United States launched a new campaign called “We are Nebraska, We are the HSUS” at the Humane Lobby Luncheon in Lincoln. It includes TV ads, mailings, and telemarketing (yay..) to reach animal advocates … Continue reading

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Do Dirty Kids = Healthier Kids?

When we were younger, we were always encouraged to imagine, build, and explore outside. My siblings and I could often be found in grove building forts, in the junk pile looking for treasure, and of course checking out the animals. … Continue reading

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Let Them Get Their Hands Dirty

Lately I have been thinking and hearing a lot about the benefits of youth working hands-on with agriculture. Early in April I chatted with Melissa Slagle of Nebraska Farm Bureau about young Americans raising food for consumption (see the interview … Continue reading

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I Sat Next to This Guy On a Plane..

This Easter maybe some of you were traveling like me- I flew home to Nebraska for the weekend. I will admit to you, openly, that I am not a “chatter” on flights. I bring a book or work with me, … Continue reading

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