Category Archives: Family Life

It’s going again

Friday, September 3, 2021 The John Deere 6130R returned home yesterday.  I had engine cooling system trouble with it a few weeks ago, and it had to go back to the dealer for repair.  They had some difficulty securing the … Continue reading

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Project wrap-up

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 At least one of our projects has been completed.  The guys from Hendrixson Concrete finished their work here yesterday.  We are very pleased with the quality of their work.  They built a new pad for a … Continue reading

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Concrete projects moving along

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 The crew of Hendrixson Concrete is making progress toward some new concrete surfaces for the farm.  There are four parts to this month’s work.  We are replacing the homemade concrete apron from 1973 at the unload … Continue reading

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Rainy week

Friday, August 13, 2021 Friday the 13th?  Nothing scary here. Yesterday evening, just before dark, we got a significant rainfall.   A little over an inch came down in about 30 minutes.  It was raining so hard that the satellite TV … Continue reading

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Tragedy strikes in the neighborhood

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 We received news last night we did not want to hear.  Our good neighbor, Jeff Jackson, was killed in an ATV accident.  They say he was spraying ditch banks, and the 4-wheeler overturned and landed atop … Continue reading

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Getting ready for fall

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 August already?  Another calendar page has flipped! We continue our march to prepare for fall harvest.  Bin work continues, with the guys from Montgomery Welding working to wrap up the new unloader and drying floor/aeration in … Continue reading

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End-of-July news

July 30, 2021 Well, the oppressive heat from the past week has broken, at least a little.  Highs near 80ºF (26C) rather than the mid-90s today.  And, of course, the humidity was high on those hotter days making for heat … Continue reading

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Summer jobs

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Just some routine tasks happening today.  Brandon has been mowing some of the 6-7 acres of farm lot areas here–a weekly task.  Today, he has washed up the JD RD40F and the MacDon headers.  He is … Continue reading

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Mowing continues

Friday, July 23, 2021 Roadside mowing continues, along with other tasks.  Brandon is sweeping wheat bins, and delivering loads of wheat to market at Newburgh.  John has returned from vacation, and has resumed his spraying of soybeans, and double-crop soybeans … Continue reading

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Rainy days

Monday, July 12, 2021 Wow, a very rainy time has set in.  We received 1.5″ Saturday and a couple more tenths yesterday.  That was on top of Friday’s .7″.  And rain is predicted for tonight and tomorrow night.  If this … Continue reading

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