Contest details: Send your best photograph of kids, cattle and the joys of fall to me at firstname.lastname@example.org by today, Tuesday, Sept. 20, to be entered to win. Ten finalists will be selected and announced on Thursday, and readers will be asked to vote for their favorite image.
Here is a video-reading of the book for a preview of what it's all about:
Finally, if you’re in the South Dakota or Minnesota area in the coming week, I’d like to invite you to one of six book signings I have scheduled. Hope to see you there! Here is the complete schedule:
-Higher Grounds Coffee Shop, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Howard, SD
-Public Library, 3:00 – 5 p.m., Madison, SD
-Cover to Cover Book Store, 10 a.m.-noon, Brookings, SD
-Rivercity Eatery, 11:00 am - 1 p.m., Windom, MN (Meet illustrator Michelle Weber)
-The Kids Kloset on Main Street, 3-5 p.m., Mitchell, SD
-American Lutheran Church, Windom, MN 8:30-11 a.m. (Kid’s sermon and book reading with illustrator Michelle Weber)
Finally, let’s take a minute to talk kids and cattle today. What values are you teaching your kids on the ranch? What lessons do you hope they gain from living and working in agriculture? Share with us today!