November 25, 2019

So many people ask about the presence of eagles along the Mississippi River, and I am proud to report that two new eagles will be visiting during summer 2020. 

EAGLE SCOUTS that is. 

It's been a super fun week as we both Jacob Johnson and I celebrated the culmination...

November 13, 2019

In honor of this special day, I want to share a few thoughts.

Did you  know that kindness is teachable?
“It’s kind of like weight training, we found that people can actually build up their compassion ‘muscle’ and respond to others’ suffering with care and a desire to h...

October 13, 2019

With the changing of the seasons comes new adventures and the closing of chapters.  The end of State Fair marks the beginning of a new school year and I started high school.  Now getting ready for fall break this week,  the final river trips for my Eagle Project are go...

August 26, 2019

Welcome if this is your first time checking in here.

What an amazingly fun packed few days at the MN State Fair!

I brought Ambrosia home after the 4H competition and she's getting a much deserved solo trip with me out on the boat.  Bird sounds.  Water lapping. Quiet ti...

August 26, 2019

WHEN: Recorded on Tuesdays and pasted as soon as we edit!

1)  Weekly update on what's happened that week

2) NEW: 2nd and 4th Tuesday longer program (20 minute chunks) to discuss topics & interview guest experts throughout the summer

3) Summer Liv...

August 25, 2019

Ideally we have a whole bunch of happy rabbits at the fair. The drawing above shows some examples of what that looks like. Help us keep them relaxed, comfortable, safe and ready for judging.


You are bringing germs from everything you have...

August 24, 2019

It's the big day for 4H rabbits -- Ambrosia, an English Angora senior doe will be competing for Best Small Breed rabbit. Come at 8 AM and find Table 2 to see her compete, close to the end of the judging schedule.

Between competitions she is either in the cage near the...

August 23, 2019

Busy day with the Judging Competition.  Your division is based on the grade you just finished, and I just completed 8th grade, so I'm considered an "Intermediate."  Although I've been in 4H since 3rd grade, this is my first time I've accepted the trip to the State Fair...

August 22, 2019

 Ambrosia is all moved in at the MN State Fair for 4H competition.
She's in the Sheep/Poultry building in a row and spot closest to the sheep portion of the building (away from the chickens).  She's in the Hennepin County section because that's my home address.

I'm st...

August 8, 2019

The 2019 Great Minnesota Get-Together (at the Minnesota State Fair) is less than two weeks away already... one of our favorite times of the year.  We are excited to be sharing our sweet rabbits again and thought we'd try a "save the date" posting if you wanted to find...

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