3rd Annual Columbia Basin Fitting & Showing Challenge in the books!

Three years ago, my friend Jackie, my husband Chris and myself started a little event to teach the dairy 4H & FFA kids in our area how to fit and show their dairy projects.  It was a very long one day event that saw about twenty kids leave full of enthusiasm and joy.  Even we left the fairgrounds that day feeling completely satisfied and thrilled at what a success it turned out to be!  So we thought we would do it again, but make it last a little longer, round up some even better prizes and try to cram even more information into the eager minds that would attend.  Once again, a huge success, with even more kids in attendance and the coolest part was seeing the improvements that kids from the previous year had made!  So going for year three was a no brainer!  Continue reading

Palouse Falls

the Palouse Falls – Eastern Washington’s most amazing secret

Last summer I was looking for somewhere exciting to take some family members visiting from Canada.  I love the Columbia Basin but as far as sight seeing it just doesn’t have as much to offer as the western side of this vast State.  So some friends suggested going to check out the Palouse Falls.  Having come from only a couple of hours away from Niagara Falls I really did not think it could be nearly as exciting as Niagara but boy was I in for a treat!  Continue reading

Springing into Summer!

Growing up in the world of Agriculture has been one of the greatest blessings in my life!  So many opportunities have come my way, I’ve met so many wonderful people – including the love of my life 😉 – this lifestyle has truly defined who I am as a mother, a wife and a member of society.  Living in the Columbia Basin of Eastern Washington has exposed me to so many other facets of Agriculture than I ever have been exposed to in my life and I’m going to make it one of my missions through photography to share with you what this great land has to offer! Continue reading