Dust In My Coffee

My life as a woman in agriculture

If you’ve ever watched “The Sound of Music” then you know there is a suggested technique of thinking of your favorite things to chase away fear.  The technique was mentioned by Fraulein Maria in the song “My Favorite Things” as she consoled the von Trapp children during a thunderstorm.  I believe Fraulein Maria was onto …

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The old adage, “When it rains, it pours,” often applies more to life experiences than the weather. In our area, it’s both.  Rain has almost become one of the forbidden “four-letter-words.”  Normally we are praying for rain this time of year to finish filling out the corn kernels and soybean pods. Rarely, though, does rain …

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