Category Archives: Presentations

Wisconsin FFA Convention

It is always exciting to attend a state FFA convention. The Wisconsin FFA Convention was no exception. They really did a bang up job. I enjoyed making a surprise visit as the Honorable Dudley Hughes, a member of the U.S. … Continue reading

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Joint Base Andrews

It was interesting being at Andrews Air Force Base (that is what most people still call it even though it is now Joint Base Andrews because several branches of the military are stationed there) this past Wednesday. The Air Force … Continue reading

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California Dreaming

It was nice being in California recently at the annual meeting of the American Association for Agricultural Education. I was pleased that the GALA presentation received a 3rd place honor. I also enjoyed touring California agriculture and learning more about … Continue reading

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It Was a Shame

I was at at the beach yesterday. I had the opportunity to speak about “Live Like You Were Dying” to the Carteret County government employees. It was a double-header. I spoke to the employess in Beaufort in the morning and … Continue reading

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The Women’s Land Army of America

Have you heard of the Women’s Land Army? Since 2017 is the 100th anniversary of the USA entering WWI, it might be good to learn more about the Women’s Land Army. I will be making a presentation at Chautauqua this summer … Continue reading

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A Great Evening

It was a real fun night with a group from the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh last Saturday night. I spoke on “From Paddles to Pots to Privies: The History of the Outhouse.” The host for the night, Linda  Bestimt, did … Continue reading

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Black History Month

It was a honor to speak to the Kirk of Kildaire Presbyterian Church in Cary to help them celebrate Black History Month. The presentation focused on how Booker T. Washington (President of Tuskegee  Institute) and Julius Rosenwald (the President of Sears-Roebuck) … Continue reading

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