Last Friday, I tied the knot  with my best friend, Tyler Radke. It seems forever ago when we sat next to each other in our meats judging class at South Dakota State University. He was as shy as I was outgoing, but as the old adage goes -- opposites attract. After exchanging our vows, we now look forward to pursuing our dreams in the cattle business, and I couldn't have asked for a better partner in this industry.
I can't thank all of you enough for your kind words on the blog and through emails, wishing Tyler and me your congratulations on our marriage. Your advice, wisdom, generosity and thoughtfulness are such a blessing, and I feel truly fortunate to have such a strong support group in the beef cattle industry to back me up in my professional career and personal endeavors. Tyler and I enjoyed a wonderful evening at our ceremony and reception. Our first dance was "I Cross My Heart" by George Strait, and beef was at the center of the dinner plate, of course! We wish all of you could have been there to celebrate with us! Thanks to all of you for thinking of us on our wedding day!
Looking ahead for the rest of the week, you can anticipate blog spots on GIPSA, HSUS and weaning calves. In the meantime, I would like to hear from all of you. Which topics would you like to read about in future posts? What beef-related conversations would you like to have on BEEF Daily? What questions would you like for me to pursue? This blog is all yours; I'm simply here to offer the opportunity to visit with producers across the country.
Thanks again for your messages of support. It means the world to me!