Category Archives: Family Life

Flag Day 2021

Old Glory flies at our place every day.   And also, the painting crew from Memphis, Tennessee is here today prepping the surfaces of the shop and another building for a soon-to-be paint job.  Great day for the pressure wash … Continue reading

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Warming up

Friday, June 4, 2021 Warmer days are in the forecast.  Mid 80s are coming, or at least we hope so!  We have not had many days in the 80s.  Instead, we’ve mostly had days in the 60s with nights in … Continue reading

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Rainy Monday

May 3, 2021 We had rain overnight and this morning, totaling .4″ (10mm).  That was just about perfect!  From the big rain last Wednesday (3.3″), some fields had created a crust that would have made it difficult for the little … Continue reading

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Corn #plant21

Thursday, April 15, 2021 Seems rather chilly out there today.  After an overnight temperature of 38ºF (3C), it has climbed up to 62ºF (16C).  The wind is blowing a bit too strong for John to be able to spray.  But … Continue reading

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It rained again

Friday, March 26, 2021 Last night, it rained again.  That makes for a bit of a soggy week, and will put off the next field operation again for a few days.  It wasn’t a gully-washer, but enough to keep the … Continue reading

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World-wide connection

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 John had an interesting morning.  He was contacted by folks from Michelin, who were interested in his experience with ag tires.  They set up a Zoom call that took place this morning.  He was connected to … Continue reading

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Talk about sloppy…

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 I must confess that I like it when it snows.  It brings a special kind of quiet to the evenings, and the white blanket is beautiful.   Until we clear a path through, it looks so clean … Continue reading

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Cold and snow

Monday, February 15, 2021 As we went to church yesterday, we saw some of the coldest temperatures we’ve seen in years, 4ºF (-16ºC).  Even with the cold, church attendance was up from the previous week.  We did call off the … Continue reading

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Snowdrifts

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 There are periods of light snow off and on again today.  But this event is different from Monday’s snow; we have some wind with it this time.  Therefore, we have some drifting snow.  That raises another … Continue reading

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Snow.

Tuesday, February 9. 2021 We had snow predicted for last night, but we got more than the 1-3″ that was forecast.  Instead, here in central Knox County, we received about 6″ (15 cm) across a narrow band that roughly followed … Continue reading

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