Tag Archives: Portland Oregon

Oregon visitors

Saturday,  September 30, 2017 Another month in the books!  Wow, the calendar pages are flipping over pretty quick.  This month has been a flurry of harvest activity, since we began on the 11th.  It has been quite dry, and the … Continue reading

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A happy trip out west

Friday, March 17, 2017 Pat and I have returned from a pleasant trip out to see our son Philip, with a side trip to the original Disneyland in southern California.  We had a great time. Some pictures of our adventures. … Continue reading

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Back on the farm

Thursday, July 21, 2016 Pat and I have returned home to the farm from our 8-day trip to Oregon to visit our son Philip.  We had a great time out there with him, and used his weekend off to travel … Continue reading

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Oh, my… the wind!

Friday, February 19, 2016 Outside, the wind is howling!  It is blowing like we’ve not seen in months.  The sky has become overcast, but the temperature is warming.  Near 60º now, headed for mid 60s in the afternoon.  Tomorrow, 70ºF … Continue reading

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It was predictable…

Thursday, May 28, 2015 It is a hot day, 86F (30C). Yesterday, as John was performing  post-emerge herbicide applications, he discovered areas where there is not a “good stand” of soybeans.  These were areas of the Waldo, Steen Hill, Steimel, … Continue reading

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Sunny Friday

Friday, November 30, 2012 It’s a beautiful day in southern Indiana.  The sun is bright, the sky is clear.  59 degrees.  A gentle breeze is blowing.  In some ways, it feels like April, not November. The Shepards have begun their … Continue reading

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Transitions…

Monday, November 26, 2012 John is out today in the Peterbilt delivering the last of the soybeans to market.  It is comforting to know that the responsibility of storage is now on someone else’s shoulders. We will be empty of beans … Continue reading

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