Matt Eddy

Day(s) in the life - NFFA

Blog Post created by Matt Eddy on Nov 4, 2013

Sometimes National FFA Convention it seems like the entire week rolls into one big long day -- and when I arrive back at school on Monday it's like I woke up from a dream.  All I have left to remind me were these 'Hangover'-esk picture montages to piece together what exactly happened.

 

Enjoy -- ME

 

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Culver's - Cause they support us.We toured Caterpillar's Peoria plant - the kids really enjoyed this tour.
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I would have enjoyed the tour more if they left the keys in the ignition.A big D11 blade will always give you some perspective.
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Darley Farms Intl. - The late great Affirmed -- buried in whole - a huge honor for a horse.Some people have pictures of their kids & family - this place has pictures of it's horses.
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One of the best 'hard hat' tours in the Ag industry.Bottling $250 / bottle Bourbon.
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In Honor of Halloween -- no camera tricks -- both pictures taken unaltered from opposite sides of the mural.Creepy ain't it! (the hallway follows you  - Left first, going right second)
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A very great group to travel with -- Ben Booth made us some great T-shirtsReady for the concert.
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Some kids....Susannah Miller (my sister) tagging one of her students to Teach Ag.
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Concert with Dierks BentleyWas fortunate to speak about the CASE curriculum on RFD TV with Orion Samulson, Beau, and Tiffany
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Ellen Thompson rocking the "Teach Ag" workshops - it was a privilege to help along with many others - Jaysa Fillmore Parker Bane Doug Dodd to name just a couple.Ben Booth Me, Marla Shifflet (no CoP) Brandi Boyd Taylorann (Smith) Clark Tonia Prombo Susannah Miller Rosa Sondag -- a great group to travel with.  Much fun had and some stories from the road they hope I don't tell.
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We'll ... if you can't have a little fun... Let the jokes begin.2013 Iowa FFA American Degree recipients -- I didn't make the security folks very happy with my vantage point for this photo... but I got the shot.
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Very proud of our #'s 4 and 5 American Degree's from our chapter EVER!. #1 in 2011 -- Many more to come from these exceptional students - Congratulations to Nic and Brett

Arrived home at 3 am - mowed my lawn Sunday afternoon and

just drove in circles.... coincidence?

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