• Mindy Ward

    From A Shepherd, 'Thanks Ralph Lauren'

    Show-Me Life

     by Mindy Ward
     on January 31, 2014

    Yes, I have Olympic fever. I am amazed to watch athletes push themselves to the limit, in the freezing cold. Living in current deep-freeze here in the Midwest, it is hard enough to go outside and do chores. Their dedication to training and determination to win is inspiring. However, this year I am equally impressed with how the agriculture industry is front and center during the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi. Last week, I wrote about Missouri’s own speed skating sensation Emily Scott…

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    Baby Farm Animals Arrive In Spring. Not On This Farm.

    Show-Me Life

     by Mindy Ward
     on January 9, 2014

    While individuals snuggle by the fireplace with hot chocolate watching their favorite movie, I am spending the coldest days of this Missouri winter in the barn. You see, young spring lambs frolicking in the green pastures are only in children’s storybooks, at least in my neck of the woods. Around here, lambs are born during an all-white winter wonderland. This latest snow blast left my barn with snowdrifts, sub-zero temperatures and wind chills reaching 25 below zero. My 5-foot-1-inch…

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