Twitter made me who I am.

Twitter made me who I am

That probably sounds like a loaded claim, right? One more crazy social media obsessor, trying to find overt ways to justify our social media overuse. I know, the title’s a little “extreme.” Twitter isn’t the only thing that’s led me … Continue reading

The wonderful, complicated, tragic truth about food.

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In May, I wrote a post entitled “Food is complicated.” It was sort of a follow-up post to my big confession regarding my battle with an eating disorder in college. Well, I wanted to add some more depth to the complicated … Continue reading

22, it’s been real. Time to kick off a new year.

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My mom has a tradition, each and every year, of telling each of her children on the day before their birthday, “This is the very last day you will ever be __.” Today, in true Mama Joy fashion, she did … Continue reading

Food is complicated.

Months ago, I decided I was going to be an advocate about eating disorders. Years ago, I decided that I wanted a career in agriculture. Those two things intersect in a very real way, even if it isn’t really very … Continue reading

A year later, how have internships impacted me?

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This time a year ago, I was wrapping up business in college. I was less than a month from graduating, and I had officially finished every internship I’d had going on during my senior year. As a chronic intern for … Continue reading

I love bacon. So do the folks at Ram Trucks.

So, the “God Made a Farmer” and “Year of the Farmer” campaign by Ram Trucks is no secret. If you live in North America and haven’t heard of it, you miiiiiiight just live under a rock. (I hear it’s cozy under … Continue reading

Am I still an “ag blogger?”

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I’ve wrestled with this question a lot lately. Agriculture is one of my passions, so much that I chose to make it my career. I love agriculture, and I love advocating on behalf of agriculture. But, my blog content patterns … Continue reading

How “Knowing” Everything Can Hurt Your Advocacy Efforts

If I’ve learned anything about myself in the last few years, it’s this: I am okay at a lot of things, but not exactly GREAT at anything. I’m not an expert in anything. I’m alright with that. I’m a doer … Continue reading