I Like Grandad’s

My dad’s combine was built in 1975. She’s seen better days. Paint is rusted. Levers are stiff. The soft, yellow seat is long gone. Every year before harvest we all say a little prayer that she doesn’t fall apart and quit us in the middle of the field. She falls somewhere between “antique” and “but … Continue reading I Like Grandad’s

Friendship

We’ve been friends for over 15 years. College judging teammates who had basically nothing in common. A girl with the 4.0 and the boy with…well, not a 4.0. A cattle kid and a sheep girl. A Kansan and a New Mexican. We’ve walked through just about everything you can think of in the last decade … Continue reading Friendship

To My Teachers…

It’s teacher appreciation week. Everyone’s posts on Facebook have had me thinking about all of the men and women who took the time to invest in my education and what a difference they made. My middle school typing teacher with whom I credit my class rank in law school and my grade school teachers who … Continue reading To My Teachers…