Dust In My Coffee

My life as a woman in agriculture

I don’t like to waste food.  I don’t like to find containers in the refrigerator with fuzz growing on the contents.  I don’t like the fact that I am contributing to the statistic that says Americans throw away 20 pounds of food per person on a monthly basis.  How did Americans like myself get to …

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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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