I feel like it's common knowledge that I'm a journalist. That I not only LIKE to journal but that I NEED to journal in order to feel a sense of calm in my life. I think a lot of people truck through blogging and journaling because they think it's something that they HAVE to do... Continue Reading →
When I found out that we lost Sarah Watson, I don't think it really sank in for a few days. I seemed calm and almost, "Okay." It wasn't until I found myself driving the backwoods to do an article where I realized that I couldn't stop crying. There was this heavy, unbearable sadness that had... Continue Reading →
"Taking responsibility for your own emotional welfare being." Unknown, I believe an "Edmund Fremonds." Isn't it funny how someone can try to tell you something for days, weeks, maybe even years, and you just can't seem to process it for the thought that they are trying to tell you? In fact, you are the total... Continue Reading →
When you go through a big breakup, one of those Hollywood or Nicholas Sparks worthy heartbreaks, life is really hard. I think that the worst part about a serious break up with someone that you thought was going to be your future is that you doubt yourself. You begin to doubt not only the talents... Continue Reading →
I had a witty post all planned about my latest bout with the eye doctor at the end of 2016. I was pretty excited for the appointment, why? Because I was at the end of my two year waiting period to see if I could qualify for laser eye surgery. Walking in they asked the... Continue Reading →
In order to get the most out of life you've got to make it a challenge; constantly push yourself to the borderline of insanity and that is where opportunities will begin to reward you for your hard work, ambition, and drive! Sometimes I don't feel like I am doing so good. I feel like I... Continue Reading →
When it comes to being a rodeo queen mom no one has don more or worked more years than Barb Carr, the current Miss Rodeo Oregon Pageant Inc. president and mother of 2011 Miss Rodeo Oregon and 2012 Miss Rodeo America Mackenzie Carr Ivie. Check out her thoughts about what it's like to be the "Ultimate Rodeo Queen Mom!"
Our next feature is Vixen Wrecks, the mother of last year's Junior Miss Rodeo Oregon. She discusses how the year bonding with her daughter, traveling throughout Oregon is one she wouldn't trade for anything. She speaks of the lessons she learned and the message of loving yourself enough to love others speak volumes to those mom and daughter duos out there conquering the rodeo road!