When asked if she prefers corralling preschoolers or cattle, Carolyn Hadden laughs and says she enjoys seeing the children learn, but the cows never talk back.
At 73, Carolyn hasn’t slowed down. She still volunteers with church youth and helps do chores on her family’s cattle and grain farm. Before she and her husband Bob were married, they worked together on the farm baling hay and helping their parents. Growing up on a dairy farm, Carolyn learned to work hard with her parents and sisters by her side.
“As one of four daughters, I milked a lot and fell in love with the animals; I also drove the tractors,” Carolyn says. “I always wanted to be on a farm after that.” [Read more…]