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Maintenance

Monday, August 8, 2016 There’s always something that needs attention around here.  This morning, Brandon is preparing the ‘suntan machine’ for storage. Its work for the summer is finished, and it’s time to put it away. John is servicing his … Continue reading

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Mowing day

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 It’s mowing day, and we’re hurrying a bit to get ahead of a predicted rain in early afternoon.  Brandon is hustling with the Exmark around the farm lots, and I’m working on my yard with the … Continue reading

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Sunny day

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 The sun is shining brilliantly after an overnight rainstorm.  There is not a cloud in the sky this morning.  The temperature is rising, but should not quite get to the ultra-steamy day we had yesterday. John … Continue reading

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Suntan machine in operation

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 Haley is out yesterday and today using what we call “the suntan machine”.  It is a little Allis-Chalmers tractor, a D-15 —1961 model.  It pulls a small trailing sprayer tank, which is connected to a hand-gun … Continue reading

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Little jobs

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 With the planting season behind us, we are devoting attention to smaller tasks.   With the bush-hog hooked up to the 7130, we began the process this afternoon of roadside mowing. Post-planting clean-up has also begun.  The JD … Continue reading

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Harvest Prep

Monday, June 17, 2013 Work began this morning in preparing the trucks and combines for harvest.  John and Brandon and our guest Yvertin are working on the trucks… lubricating, greasing, checking oil levels, and correcting tire pressures to prepare them … Continue reading

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