In Case You Didn’t Know About Brett Young

By Lauren Schwab Country music artist, Brett Young, brought his West Coast-meets-Southern sound to Hillsboro, Ohio to capture the hearts of fans at the annual Festival of the Bells. Young shared his honest song lyrics while telling stories to the audience about his song writing inspiration. From telling the story of ending a six year […]

You’re Going To Miss Me When I’m Gone

By Lauren Schwab My mind is always searching for the next experience I can have, the next memory to be made. I crave what I haven’t seen that others have or no one has. With money and a GPS, I have the ability to go anywhere my heart desires. I am obligated to my farm, […]

Can You Hold On For One More Day?

By Lauren Schwab Life is full of choices. When we are young, choices are often made for us. We can accept them and as we grow older decide this was our lot in life. On the other hand we can decide we are meant for more. The U.S. is known to be the land of […]

Country Singer Chase Bryant Could Use a Little Bit of Friends in the FFA

By Lauren Schwab Chase Bryant performed at the National FFA Convention & Expo on October 19 at the Dodge booth. As a Texas country music singer and former FFA member, Bryant took the time to perform his hit singles, “Little Bit of You”, “Room to Breathe” and “Take It On Back” while telling members about […]

Country Music Sweetie Tegan Marie is Calling Dibs On Her Dreams

By Lauren Schwab Tegan Marie was born in Detroit, Michigan in 2003 on a blustery, cold day in October – and our next country star was born. Tegan picked up a guitar at age six, wrote love songs at eight and was playing national stages by 11. Her sweet, clean vocals and sensitive interpretations have […]

Heaven is Closer – Prayers for Emily

By Lauren Schwab This past weekend I learned of news that made me revaluate my life’s priorities and perspective. I naturally try to have a positive perspective and attitude towards life even in the midst of challenges. I hear of the awful things that happen in the world each day, but when something tragic happens […]

Life Lessons From Leonardo DiCaprio

By Lauren Schwab I have come to learn and know life is but a vapor. It can be hard to remember this when we go on living day after day, until something unexpected happens to us or someone we know to remind of this. Whether it be near death experiences, missed opportunities, birthdays that make […]

Farm For Thought

By Lauren Schwab I sit here unmotivated after a days work. What will my life become? What does God have in store? The moscato wine goes down smooth in a mason jar as my cat sits on my lap purring. I’m dying. We all are. Time is precious. I want to live like I am […]

I Won the Money

By Lauren Schwab We often desire what we can’t have and what we think will be the solution to our problems. Sure going to Vegas, winning the jackpot and finding true love sounds like a fantasy. It will stay a fantasy until we work to make our desire a reality and it’s then we often […]

I’m in a Hurry…

At Billy Bob’s with my best friend Brittany Kelly! By Lauren Schwab We are always racing the clock on the farm. There never seems to be enough time on the farm. We always struggle to get ahead and often quit for the day simply because out bodies are ready to give out. However, hustling to […]