Friday With The Farmers Wife

Friday With the Farmer’s Wife – Love What You Do and Do What You Love

(Now through the end of June,  my top five commenters will receive a copy of Outlaw Platoon by Sean Parnell.  In this vivid account of the U.S. Army’s legendary 10th Mountain Division’s heroic stand in the mountains of Afghanistan, Captain Sean Parnell shares an action-packed and highly emotional true story of triumph, tragedy, and the extraordinary bonds […]

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Friday With The Farmer’s Wife – The Farmer’s Going Green!

Now I know that title caught your eye – especially if you are personally acquainted with the Farmer!   So let me hasten to say  this has nothing to do with the environment.  Nope.  Not at all.   It has to do with color preferences.   With farm tractors, there are many color choices: For years, the Farmer’s […]

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Friday’s With the Farmer’s Wife: Do What You Love and Love What You Do

In the book, “Start With Why” by Simon Sinek, the author’s goal is simple:   “To help build a world in which the vast majority of people go home everyday feeling fulfilled by their work”.  Imagine this for a moment:  You love what you do every day.  Maybe you have heard it said –  “Find […]

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Making Hay While the Sun is Shining

Most people have heard the old saying that you have to “… make hay while the sun is shining…”.  And the truth is, you do. Where does this saying come from?  Hay can only be cut and rolled into  bales when it is dry. If the hay is wet, it can rot and possibly spontaneously […]

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Friday With the Farmer’s Wife: A Fishing Pond and a Social Media Platform – Both Need Experts to Build

************************************************************************************************************************************ For the month of August,  my top five commenters will receive a copy of Outlaw Platoon by Sean Parnell.  In this vivid account of the U.S. Army’s legendary 10th Mountain Division’s heroic stand in the mountains of Afghanistan, Captain Sean Parnell shares an action-packed and highly emotional true story of triumph, tragedy, and the […]

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52 Days of Focus: Beware of the Yellow Flowers!

This is an encore of the blog I posted last year at this time with the exception of changed date.   Enjoy your next 52 Days of Focus! It was early Spring last year and the pasture was sprinkled with these precious little yellow flowers.  They looked so beautiful, a field of yellow, and I made that […]

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Fig Trees and Sales Professionals: What Do They Have In Common?

Several years ago, the Farmer planted two fig trees in our back yard. Two trees exactly the same size, height and variety. Two trees planted side by side. Every year for the last several years, one tree is loaded with delicious fruit and the other is almost bare. What has happened?   I discovered an […]

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Lessons from the Blackberry Patch

For the month of July, the top five commenters will receive a copy of Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell, the story of  Operation Redwing, the extraordinary firefight that led to one of the largest loss of life in American Navy SEAL history.  The Number One commenter will receive an AUTOGRAPHED copy!  The following is a repost […]

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Why Don’t You Just Grow Up? And SERVE!

 “Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It’s what you do for others.” ~ Danny Thomas Many times we measure success by how much money, property, education, or power someone has accumulated. But the truth is this, success comes only when we become mature enough – mentally, […]

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I Don’t Qualify to Increase My Debt Limit? Can My Children Sign The Debt?

It is difficult for most people to grasp the concept of our national debt. I mean, when I think about debt, I think in thousands or tens of thousands of dollars, not BILLIONS and TRILLIONS. And I do have to admit that the reality of our National Debt increasing like a snowball going down hill […]

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