Category Archives: Family Life

In honor of Ross

Friday, August 5, 2022 Preparations are being made for a celebration of Ross here at the farm.  The shop is being cleaned out, shined up, so to speak.  Decorations and pictures will be placed around for the guests to enjoy.  … Continue reading

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A change of trucks

Friday, August 5, 2022 This week, we were able to bring home a NTU (new-to-us) truck for the farm.  A few weeks ago, Brandon had arranged for the purchase of a late neighbor’s Peterbilt.  It was this neighbor’s pride and … Continue reading

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‘nother rainy day

Monday, August 1, 2022 I was trying to mow my yard this morning, when a bank of dark clouds rolled in from the northwest to bring a heavy rain.  That ran me out of the yard, back to the shop.  … Continue reading

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Salute to Ross

If you’ve been a follower of this website/blog for very long, you may have been wondering why there was no mention made of Ross over the past several months.  Well, Ross has been battling some significant health issues since the … Continue reading

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Nice day

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 Brandon and Bill are delivering wheat to ADM in Evansville.  It’s such a pretty July day, about 83ºF (28C).  There are just a few puffy clouds in the brilliant blue sky.  The wheat looks great as … Continue reading

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Start on Monday

Saturday, June 18, 2022 With no rain in the forecast, we are now thinking that we will begin wheat harvest on Monday.  The combines are ready.  Bill and Larry are making arrangements to be here to assist with the work.  … Continue reading

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…again tomorrow

Friday, June 3, 2022 I’m getting ready to return to #plant22 tomorrow.  I will be heading out early to the Freddie farm to plant around the water holes, and get done what I can do there.  Of the 310 acres, … Continue reading

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After Easter

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Now that Easter is in the past, it feels like we should be getting back at it in the fields.  It would certainly be good to start the tractors rolling again!  But, the chilly nights and … Continue reading

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Sun and Rain

Friday, April 8,2022 To end the work week, we have alternating periods of sun and rain.  It’s really quite something… bright sunshine, then a blink-of-the-eye later, rain!   This has been our experience all day today.   We don’t want to talk … Continue reading

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Windy and wet

Monday, April 4, 2022 We had a  little rain this morning, and after that stopped, John and I took the Gator to several fields to see if it was suitable to apply anhydrous ammonia.  Nope.  There were small spots that … Continue reading

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