The Incredible Women of The Cowboy Way - Alabama
The sixth season of The Cowboy Way began last Wednesday. Did you catch it? If not, keep your eyes open. The Cowboy Way airs on Wednesday nights at 6 pm MST on the following INSP TV channels:
Dish Network: Channel 259
DirecTV: Channel 364
My family and I have been following the Booger Brown, Bubba Thompson, and Cody Harris (the three main characters of the show) ever since we began watching years ago. We are fans! One thing this is unmistakeable about the show is that these cowboys don't make it along. Family is a big deal to each of them and they show much love and gratitude to their wives. Being a ranch wife myself, I know how it goes. It takes a partnership made of love and devotion to make a ranch work. My hat is off to the incredible women of The Cowboy Way!
This topic was on my mind last year when I did an interview with the three cowboys before their fifth season launched. I asked about interviewing the ladies. It didn't work out last year for me to do that, but the opportunity presented itself a short time ago so here we are. I'm pleased to announced that I was able to send interview questions to each of the ladies: Jaclyn Brown, Kaley Thompson, and Misty Harris! I read their responses and I actually had tears in my eyes as I read their passion-filled words. It is apparent in every word (and in every episode) that they care deeply about their children, husbands, and their livelihood. Faith is also first and foremost for these gals. Instead of me breaking up their responses and making it confusing I've decided to just feature each gal below with their questions and responses. I hope you enjoy their responses as much as I have. It really gives us all a more intimate look into these wonderful ladies and their lives. I feel extremely blessed to follow these ladies and am proud of how they represent themselves and their families. Enjoy!!
Where were you born/raised?
I was born in Indianapolis, Indiana and I lived outside of the city in Carmel until my family moved to Crestview, Florida when I was 10.
I grew up with my older sister, D’Arcie, and my younger brother, Nicholas.
How did you meet your husband?
I’m a pharmacist in a hospital, where I worked with Misty Harris (Cody’s wife), who is a nurse. She decided that Booger and I should meet.
How has becoming a mom changed your life?
Becoming a mom hasn’t just changed my life, I feel like it has given me a life. I wanted to be a mom for as long as I can remember. It gives me a purpose.
What are you passionate about?
I am passionate about my family, and making our house a home. I am passionate about being a mother, and giving Matthew (my son) the foundation to be a good man. I am passionate about traveling and adventures and experiences. I find myself buying fewer material things and getting out and seeing this country as much as I can. I’ve had a goal for Matthew since he was 13 months old, and that is to have him visit each state before he graduates high school. I don’t count driving through a state. We have to specifically visit and experience something that each state has to offer. So far at five years old, he has experienced 23 states.
What has changed for you and your family over the past 4 years of The Cowboy Way?
My situation is quite unique in that I didn’t know Booger prior to the show. Over the last four years, everything has changed in my and Matthew’s life. We started a new family, I moved to Alabama, I cut back my work hours to part-time, and Matthew started school. Of course, being on the show brought its own set of changes. I had to adjust to being recognized, and it is also an adjustment for millions of people to know details about my personal life.
What do you like to do to relax?
Hot baths are my way to relax. I probably take too many of them. It’s the first thing I do after work and I have been guilty of taking two to three in a day. I buy more bath salts and soaks than I would like to admit.
Favorite beauty hack?
I’m not sure I really have a beauty hack. I’m pretty low maintenance, but maybe I should look into learning some!
What advice would you give to 18-year-old you?
I would tell my 18-year-old self that I am not, nor will I ever be, in control of my life. My master plan of getting married, going to college, building a house, then having children would not work out the way I thought it would on the neat and tidy list I had in my head. I would, however, not tell myself that James (Matthew’s father) would pass away right after our baby’s first birthday. I’m not sure I would have listened. In fact, I’m 100% sure my 18-year-old self would shrug off my advice and keep moving forward with her perfect plan.
If you could trade places with one famous person for one day, who wo