>> Friday, November 05, 2010
Out of the blue, I got an e-mail from someone at the Purdue University Extension Service. (Being I grew up on a farm, I knew of "extension services" - they hold little educational workshops for farmers on farm-related topics. And it usually means a free lunch, so my Dad went to them when he could.) Anyway, here's the note I got:
I would like to ask your permission to use your photograph of the cow, pig and chicken coming out of the porta potty. I am doing a presentation on fertilizer application and this picture would put a funny twist to the presentation.
I appreciate your consideration!!
Purdue Cooperative Extension Service
Here's what I wrote back:
Ha! Yes, that's totally fine!
It's even funnier because the 3 of us doing that all grew up on hog farms, and we spent our youth spreading manure (fertilizer).
She sent me a screenshot of the presentation in the works. Here's the slide where Mike, me, and Matt make an appearance at the start of the 2008 Twin Cities Marathon: