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Catching up on My NDFB Life

Created: 11/02/21 (Tue) | Topic: Education

Lucky #7

by Emily Evert, NDFB Assistant Corporate Secretary

On October 20th I celebrated seven years of working at NDFB. Yes really, I celebrated! If there is ever an opportunity to observe or acknowledge achievements and success my motto is, “Go big or go home.”

So, how did I celebrate? I asked my husband to take our daughters to church school (they go on Wednesdays) and to grab dinner on his way home. This gave me roughly an hour at home to relax and reflect on my achievements. As they left, I was grateful my husband never checks our family email, because if he did, he would have known there was no church school that night. Yes, that’s right, I knew there was no church school but still sent all three to our church so I could have an hour to myself.

Read the rest of Emily's post here.

I flew the coop. My daughter built a new one

By Valerie Gordon, NDFB Assistant Treasurer

Growing up in a large family on a small farm and ranch in northeastern North Dakota, we had it all. Literally. We’re talking cows, pigs, chickens, geese, and small grains. So, when I left for college, I thought I had left that all behind.

I moved to the city after school, got a job and raised a family. We visited my family farm with the kids, but all the animals were gone by then, so I was a little surprised when my daughter shared her dreams.

She was raised in the city with dreams of having it all. And her “all” included animals...

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