I've often heard working in cooperative extension is a bit like working in church missions, because you're in it to serve others.
"We all have our differences. Some big and some small," said 4-H member Scott Evritt of the Newton County Theme School.
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A picture is worth thousand words, but I look at 4-H snapshots and see so much more.
It's easy to be discouraged right now.
Seems like so much bad news is hitting at once, and it just keeps coming.
Watching 1st graders head into a show ring with pretty, white lambs elicits a lot of comments like, "oh, how cute."
Thank you, Newton County!
I love to see an excited winner.
On awards shows and sporting events, I love it when the winner is so humbled and excited they cry tears of joy on the awards podium.
During the Super Bowl, you may recall Denny's commercials about a free breakfast.
How do vegetables grow?
I'm ready to hit the Rock Eagle lake in a canoe.
"Your turkey came from an animal," my young cousin told me one Thanksgiving, "but my ham didn't!"
"Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other," reads the text of a speech John F. Kennedy was scheduled to give in Dallas on November 22, 1963.
It was an emotional weekend at Rock Eagle as 500 Junior and Senior 4-H'ers from across northwest Georgia came together to compete at District Project Achievement.
If you think people don't read the newspaper, think again.
Saturday was the local livestock show at Newton High where 4-H'ers and FFA members showcased their animals.
Has a leader become "the one who has to make the tough money decisions"?
I love my job in 4-H, but I must admit to reading stories of the Zoo Atlanta employee accompanying Atlanta's panda to China and thinking, "Wow, I wonder how she got that job?"
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