Growing up on a farm shaped life, personality

Boarden, Rebecca
July 2004
Southeast Farm Press;7/7/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 17, p5
Trade Publication
The article shares the author's experience of growing on a farm. The author says that she has learned while trying to help her family support itself with the only title her father has ever used to fill the occupation line and that is of a cattle rancher. The author says that they used to have enough cattle and enough horses. The author learnt a lot of things on a cattle ranch. She says that one should never forget to check first-calf heifers on a farm. She also said that no other experiences this world can offer even come close to watching the sun set over the forest, smelling bay blooms as they drift up from the creek bottom or saving a calf from sure death. These are things one can't appreciate until one has experienced them. These are the things life on a farm is made of.


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