Monday, December 31, 2012

Look Out 2013....

So I have never been one to make new year resolutions because, well, lets be honest, there is nothing about me that isn't perfect. But just for kicks and giggles I decided to jot down some resolutions for my 2013.....

1. Be nicer to dumb people.
2. Eat more fruit...snacks.
3. Teach Peyton more manners.
4. Stop licking frozen flag poles.
5. Learn to adapt to the things I cannot control.
6. Drink beer.
7. Watch more cat videos on YouTube.
8. Go downtown more without Molly.
9. Realize that some people are just assholes, plain and simple.
10. Get adopted by the Duck Dynasty clan.
11. Realize, that some people will lie to me.
12. Watch every episode of Big Bang Theory...consecutively.
13. Turn my fabulous off once and awhile.
14. Drive closer to the speed limit.
15. Use my vacuum more.
16. Stop being a lazy ass.
17. "Take alil ride" with Jason Aldean so he stops asking once.
18. Stop caring about what others think, and do what makes me happy.
19. Learn how to fold a fitted sheet.
20. Appreciate the simple things.
21. Be thankful for what I have.
22. Stop putting the peanut butter in the fridge.
23. Don't sleep on couches so much.
24. Find out where in the world Carmen San Diego is.
25. Realize that everything is going to be alright, maybe not today, or tomorrow, but eventually.
26. Learn to play the piano on my iPad.
27. Learn when to walk away and when to talk a step forward.
28. Realize it's not always all about you.
29. Wash my car more.
30. Take more naps with Peyton.
31. Realize that some people will never change, and that my energy is not worth the struggle.
32. Don't judge myself or others by the past, we don't live there anymore.
33. Attend more livestock shows.
34. Learn how to tickle myself.
35. Finally "shake it" for Luke Bryan.
36. Don't just be busy, be productive.
37. Keep winning on slot machines.
38. Enjoy my youth, but act like an adult.
39. Learn more than three words to Gangnam Style.
40. Marvel in gods beauty.
41. Continue text bombing all my friends with rottenecards.
42. Set a good example.
43. Stop making milkshakes that bring all the boys to the yard.
44. Buy a trampoline.
45. Hang out with the cows more.
46. Tell my friends and family, I love you more.
47. Accept the things I can't change and leave the past in the past.
48. Keep punching awkward in the face!
49. Continue to love life.
50. Don't die!

With a road map like this for the next year, I'd say FAILURE is NOT an OPTION!

...that's what she said

Saturday, December 29, 2012

I Didn't Die!

Now that 2012 is almost over its time to share the awesomeness that was my life the last 365 days. So here it is folks... My life in a list..

1. Started this blog!
2. Flew to the other side of the world.
3. Graduated college!
4. Made new friends... Some good, some not so good, and kept some amazing friends around! 
5. Visited my bestie in Nashville!
6. Road tripped with some amazing friends to visit my other bestie in Dodge City!
7. Jumped off a cliff into glacier water!
8. Got a big girl job that I love!
9. Went to the bars probably to much. ;)
10. Had to much fun at the bars....
11.Made some "bad decisions" that I definitely don't regret. :)
12. Saw my main man Eric Church again!
 13. Turned the big 2-2.
14. Moved to my own place.
15. Paraglided off of a mountain.

16. Excused some people and welcomed new ones into my life.
17. Rode a mechanical bull.
18. Introduced the ladies to the awesomeness that is wings at Gary's.
19. Discovered my favorite nail salon!
20. Got a Target REDcard!!
21. Learned the importance of organ donation.
22. Was a bridesmaid for the first time.
23. Picked up dog do-do with a doggy bag.
24. Rode a Harley.
25. Won some business plan competitions.
25. Got my first article published on agweb!
26. Discovered the amazingness that is RedBox!
27. Found my new love for Pendleton.
28. Saw Channing Tatum at the airport.
29. Said good bye to the G6.
30. Became a better Agvocate.
31. Bought WAY to many pairs of shoes.
32. Finally bought some square toes, which I practically live in now.
33. Fully jumped on the Red Dirt bandwagon.
34. Shared a beer with a PBR champion.
35. Got an iPad!
36. Had my car broken into.
37. Painted myself silly.
38. Learned how to light the rubix cub that is a pilot light.
39. Won $90.50 on a slot machine.
40. Finally invested in a corkscrew.
41. Got a crockpot!!!
42. Swore to much.
43. Fell out of the raft, while white water rafting. (sad part is that's not the first time)
44. I continued my rep as a smart ass.
45. "Tried" to stop fishing with corn dogs.
46. Continued to be fricken awesome!
47. Took a lot of photos of cattle, corn, tractors, and other Ag stuff.
48. Continued to be sarcastic 24/7.
49. Learned to look forward, not back...

SCORE:  2012 - 0  Ashley - 50

Bring it on 2013.

...that's what she said

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Farmer Style

There isn't much I can say about this video except that, I. LOVE. THE. PETERSON. BROS! These Kansas boys are the prime reason why I love American farmers and ranchers. And they show it perfectly in the music videos they are so famous for producing. So Great job boys! Keep it up!