Sun. Oct. 21st.
One more farm done yesterday, we are getting close to being done. We went to Galesburg , 112 miles,Tues. to babysit our two GK, it rained , had not been there for two weeks because of harvest. Yields still great, the Lord has really blessed us t... Read more
Oct. 14th. Sunday
Had a good week of harvest, we did get more fall like tempt. We finished one farm last night, thats a sign we are ahgettin there, [farmer term]. We are getting lazy and older, I only emptied out my bin once refiled again, the rest my wife runs ... Read more
Sun. Oct. 7th.
As I type this blog at 7AM the temp. is at 65. what a fall. Beans went well at just under 60 bu. corn so far is harder to calculate, I don't have one of those fancy and expensive field tractors that tell you the yield as you go through the field... Read more
Where has the month gone. It seems only a short time ago I was wondering about corn emergence and a good stand and now wondering how much longer these many plants will stand with the high big ears and constant winds everyday. I changed heads on ... Read more
What a fantastic week. Started corn harvest, yields are very good, moisture 20%, standing perfect, Anne returned home from successful knee replacement and the Cubs are still in first place, THAT my friends make for a happy home. Skeeter... Read more
The good news, Anne came through surgery fine, was walking with a walker twice Thursday. She had prepared herself very well. Thank you for praying for her. Skeeter... Read more
A special lady in my life is going in for a total knee replacement tomorrow morning. I ask for prayers for her and her Dr. Good luck Sis, you will make it. Skeeter... Read more
What a week, good fall weather, no rain, worm sun during the day's and cool nights. Had a slight frost Friday night. Did not hurt the crops, they were past frost damage but did hurt the tomatoes, they were about done anyway. The combines will ... Read more
The New Fittnes Center
I found this new way to lose weight and get all the exercise you need and guess what, it does not cost you a cent. It's known as helping your landscaping son for 3 day's trying to get caught up. It sure feels good to get your hands around the ... Read more
The week in review.
Another good week, was able to get up out of bed and take nourishment. No rain so crops can dry, the growing part is over. Looks like the Lord is really blessing us this year, I am most grateful. Oh by the way, maintained another week. Skeeter... Read more
Where has this summer gone. Has been an exciting year so far. Healthy family, excellent looking crops, and nice sunshine and the Cub's are still in first place. Oh and by the way, I did a little better than maintain this week, I lost a few more ... Read more
Had an exciting week of rain but sun is out this AM and hope to get parts of lawn, that's not water logged, mowed this PM. I feel for those who are suffering for lack of rain, things just don't grow without moisture. By the way, I maintained ano... Read more
I'm all wet!
OK enough already, I think the drought is over. another 3.3" of rain in the last 24 hrs. That makes a total of over 11 " for the usually dry Aug. hope the sump pump keeps working in our basement. The good news is with all the rain I pulled out ... Read more
Another good and busy week, I always say , If you don't want to be busy just wait till you go to a nursing home and you will be all caught up. Maintained another week. I'm getting to like this program, like I didn't before. Had a big wedding la... Read more
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We have water. We pulled the pump up,80 ' and replaced the pump and added another 12' onto the pipe so to be another 12' into water. It probably was the pump but while we had it out thought it was safe to add pipe to go deeper. Glad to have that... Read more