I've often heard working in cooperative extension is a bit like working in church missions, because you're in it to serve others.
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A bluebird, famous for the scrap of sky
There's a quiz on Facebook to determine if you're the "Ultimate Georgia 4-H'er."
At Wahsega 4-H Center, you can gaze across Ward Creek watching the kids and snakes and think time is standing still.
Newton 4-H'ers know how to collect.
People comment that I work with kids who are exceptions to the rule - the "good" kids.
I'm sitting under a huge live oak with Spanish moss dripping from the limbs, peering through the fog on my laptop screen caused by the humidity.
One week from today, 110 tired 4-H'ers and leaders will be headed home from Tybee Island.
You'll be reading about camp and hopefully checking out photos on the community section of paper's Web site.
To all the graduates, whether in fifth grade or college: take all the advice with a grain of salt, including mine.
"I hope you're proud that your parent works for the military. Because I say that's something to be proud of. 4-H cares for you," wrote a 6th grade 4-H'er. At our home school 4-H meeting this week, we talked a little about what it means to have a parent in the military.
At our home school 4-H meeting this week, we talked a little about what it means to have a parent in the military.
If I didn't know better, I'd say President Obama has been taking lessons from the Georgia Master 4-H Club.
On Monday night, we're rolling out the red carpet for this year's star 4-H'ers and volunteer leaders.
Last weekend residents kicked off the Great American Cleanup at 8 a.m., or so they thought. Really, 4-H'ers kicked off the event at 12:01 a.m.
I enjoyed one of my favorite 4-H traditions this week: dinner at the Varsity.
The solitary "crack" of a BB pellet hitting its target breaks the silence of the Walton County Livestock Barn. Then a volley of shots begin to hit their marks, kicking off the district 4-H BB match.
I have an ancient laptop which thinks it is 1986 every time you turn it on.
It will only come on, of course, if it is plugged in because the battery died years ago, and a new battery is more than the computer is worth.
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