Motivational · Ramblings

Doing more in 2016

After a challenging 2015, both personally and professionally, I’ve decided to make some changes in the New Year. I’ve never been a fan of New Years resolutions so instead I’ll call them goals – I believe setting goals is important as it gives us something to strive for. 2016 Goals Travel more… for pleasure. This past… Continue reading Doing more in 2016

Fun Stuff · Social Media

Liebster Award – Discovering New Blogs!

I was pleasantly surprised recently when my blogger friend Lara of My Other More Exciting Self nominated me for a Liebster Award. Thank you, Lara! I am honoured that you would consider me for this award. I met Lara awhile ago at an ag conference in Kansas City. I soon discovered how much we have… Continue reading Liebster Award – Discovering New Blogs!

Ramblings · Social Media

Is a Picture Really Worth a Thousand Words?

I’d say yes. And now more than ever. Earlier this week I had the privilege of participating in a CAMA (Canadian Agri-Marketing Association) Ontario webinar on social media strategy hosted by Jay Baer. Jay is the founder of Convince and Convert, a marketing services firm. Jay knows his stuff and is considered the go-to guy… Continue reading Is a Picture Really Worth a Thousand Words?

Ag Education · Agriculture · Motivational · Social Media

A Gathering of #Agnerds

Normally I wouldn’t want to be called a nerd but add two letters – ag – to the front of it and I wear the badge proudly. I was just one of many agnerds that gathered in Kansas City, Missouri (not Kansas) last week to attend Agvocacy 2.0, an AgChat Foundation conference (Twitter hashtag: #acfc12).… Continue reading A Gathering of #Agnerds


In a matter of weeks

On December 19, 2011 I was sitting in my condo in Winnipeg, Manitoba contemplating my future. Fast forward three weeks and here I am sitting in someone else’s home in Calgary, Alberta. In three short weeks I accepted a new job, resigned from my old job, traded in my car on a new one, sold… Continue reading In a matter of weeks

AdFarm · Motivational · Ramblings · Social Media

Looking back and looking ahead

With all the busyness, December 31, 2011 snuck up on me and I just realized that I should be looking back on the past year. Social media was a big part of my life this past year. I started this blog in April and I look forward to writing each post (all 87, so far).… Continue reading Looking back and looking ahead

AdFarm · Agriculture · MRAC · Ramblings

Embarking on a new adventure

In a recent blog post I talked about being adventurous, and I think I’ve spent a good chunk of my life being adventurous in various ways. So why stop now? I’m excited to share that I will soon be embarking on a new adventure. I’ve accepted a position as Public Relations Account Executive for AdFarm, an agricultural marketing… Continue reading Embarking on a new adventure