My Other More Exciting Self

Farm Raised, Shoe Enthusiast, Turkey Talker, Wine Lover, Mom

Happy Sunday night, everyone! I’m going to make this pretty short and sweet right now, mainly because I want to share a blog post I wrote for my “Women in Ag” series over on This week marks my 20th year working for the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association and in honor of that, I came […]

I just realized that this year will mark my 20th straight year of working at the Minnesota State Fair. I’m not even sure what to say to that except … yikes! And since it’s Thursday (otherwise known as #ThrowbackThursday or #TBT), this is what I looked like. Again, yikes! :) Twenty years ago my first […]

  Happy Friday, everyone!  I’ve had the week off and the weather has been perfect – warm, not too humid, low wind and summery! (If you can’t tell, I love summer and try to soak up as much as I can of this very short season in Minnesota.) This is also, realistically, my last full […]

Happy June is Turkey Lovers’ Month, people! And as luck would have it, today I was able to spend most of my time at a turkey farm, taking photos and videos for an upcoming event we have going on for the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association. My coworker, Erica, is part of a fourth-generation family farm […]

Turkey tussle, anyone? A few years ago while coordinating the annual Thanksgiving Media Day for the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association, I attempted to shoot a little video for our members, letting them know what was happening and thanking them for their assistance and support of this event. I had good intentions. Unfortunately, I had one […]

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