Because gas is expensive and I was living on limited means when I was in undergraduate classes at Louisiana Tech University, I didn’t travel home like the majority of local college students do. As a result, I began thinking of Ruston as home long before the first time I walked across the stage at my first Tech graduation.
During that time, I used to complain that there was never anything to do in Ruston on the weekends. A good friend of mine told me then if I couldn’t find anything to do in Ruston, I wasn’t looking hard enough.
4-H, the largest youth development organization in the world, is a community of over six million young people across America learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. 4-H follows the philosophy of learning by doing. The fundamental 4-H ideal of practical, “learn by doing” experiences encourage youth to experiment, innovate and think independently. Youth develop life skills through hands-on projects that range from citizenship to expressive arts, communication to foods and nutrition, and leadership to science and technology.
Several years ago, a book titled “Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus” was quite popular. As the title suggests, the book argues that men and women are vastly different from each other, particularly in their emotional needs and in the way they communicate.