Tag Archives: 4H

Is Fear Swinging You or the Cat Around?

I was really excited when I joined 4H back in 1979. There were monthly meetings to attend and I jumped in the car to go to the first one with my Dad. I remember feeling nervous and upon arrival, like … Continue reading

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And Now a Word from the Creators of Pig Pen

41 years ago today, I was the fifth child born into the Burns family. Bob and Liz, aka my parents, already had three girls and one boy and were hoping for another son. Weighing in at 11 pound 12 ounces, … Continue reading

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The Day My Pig Coughed Its Bowels Out

I am not kidding. There is no punch line and this is not a metaphor to make a poetic, philosophical point. My second year in 4H I went big and purchased six piglets. A few weeks later, I came out … Continue reading

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