1. Showmanship Don’ts: From the Judge’s Perspective

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    July 28, 2014 by olivere7

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    I’ve had the honor of judging several livestock shows over the past two years. I’m relatively new to the khaki-wearing, …
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  2. Some days you just can’t win.

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    July 2, 2014 by olivere7

    I’m going to hop up on my soapbox for a minute here and address something that has been bothering me …
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  3. Listen to your teachers

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    July 26, 2013 by olivere7

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    It’s Friday, and I’m officially five days into my “big kid job”. Reflecting on a week filled with press releases, …
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  4. So God made a farmer

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    February 4, 2013 by olivere7

    I’ve loved Paul Harvey’s “So God made a farmer” poem since I first heard it as a junior high FFA …
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  5. Just forward my mail to the Library.

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    December 5, 2012 by olivere7

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    Here is a snapshot of my evening. Actually, it’s a snapshot of how I’ve spent the last few evenings. And …
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  6. Line jumpers, ninja shoppers and random acts of kindness

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    November 29, 2012 by olivere7

    Last week I went Black Friday shopping with my best friend Marquee. For those that ask why anyone would want …
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  7. That’s a wrap

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    November 20, 2012 by olivere7

    After eleven months of constant travel, a few hundred sets of oral reasons, countless steno notepads and four cans of …
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