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Confessions of a Farm Wife, Vol. 13

Confessions of a Farm Wife, Vol. 13

With a job change, a family change, and an overseas experience, we're talking choices, chances and changes on the farm today.

The Farm Wives took a bit of a hiatus this summer, in part to deal with some big life changes. Actually, capital-letter BIG LIFE CHANGES.

Blogger extraordinaire Emily Webel has been gestating twins, which is kind of a big deal. She shared her big news in our last podcast. She was but a few months into the pregnancy then; today, she's days/weeks from giving birth. It's all pretty exciting. Twins. You guys.

The Farm Wives, from L to R: Emily Webel, DeAnna Thomas, Holly Spangler

DeAnna Thomas pulled out some big changes herself this summer, as well, taking a job as the ag teacher in the town where she and her husband farm - her husband's old high school, even. It's been a flurry of activity in her life for the past two months, and I don't think it's going too far to say she's found her calling. She has poured her heart and soul into her classroom, and I think those are some pretty lucky kids.

I, however, am boring. No new jobs, no new children, no big changes. But we did travel to Scotland, and we learned a lot about agriculture there. We talk about that in the podcast, too, because that's all I really have to say in this conversation about transitions.

Regardless, we hope you find something useful. Give it a listen, either on the gizmo above or download the SoundCloud app on your phone or iPad. We're trying to make it easier for you; let me know what you think!

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