Jan. 20th. Sun.
It's one of those days, don't stick your tongue on a pump handle. Thats an old farmer saying. Sure glad I don't have livestock anymore, it used to take all day to thaw out water for them. Was 10 below when I first got up. Sure nice for the game ... Read more
Sunday Jan. 13th.
I am sorta burned out after trying to put my State of the Skeeter Address on three times, I would type it and then when I pushed Post the Entry it disappeared . Oh well thats life, just one more aggravation my parents didn't have to face. I t wa... Read more
State of the Skeeter Address#1
This is my 3rd. attempt at posting this on my blog, I hope this one sticks.
Have burned over 156,000 calories.
Drank more than 4,000 cups of water.
Earned more than 23,800 Spark points, now if someone can tell me what to do with them?
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Jan. 6th. Sun. A heat wave acomming!
Wow, what happened to the snow overnight? I guess that's because of the very high 40's temp. It looks like a good day to take down outside lights. Won't blog too much because tomorrow is my 1st. anniversary on Sparks, stay tunned for my Sate of ... Read more
Dec. 30th. Baby it's cold outside!
Us old farmers, when we have nothing else to complain about , discuss the weather. It is 10 above as I type this, what can I expect, it's winter in the mid-west. Getting ready to usher in the new year and forgetting to write 2008 on the checks. ... Read more
A special gift at Christmas!
Our four son's and wonderful family honored us and extended family and friends at a favorite restaurant of ours to celebrate 50 years of wedded bliss. I know all of you who know me are asking, how did she put up with a Skeeter all those years? W... Read more
Christmas comes early for Skeeter Dec. 16th.
What a great week, I found what I would classify a "Lexus" by my standards in my basement Tues. AM. a very slightly used , aren't they all, 2 year old Nordic track SL 710 exercise bike. One of my wonderful sons got tired of my winning and gave m... Read more
The week in review, Dec.9th.
Well do you want the good news first or the bad news? OK, have it my way then. I still stayed at 183 this week, not too bad with the devil out there tempting me. More bad news, the unthinkable happen, my stationary bike went to bike heaven. It ... Read more
Dec. 2, Sun.
Had a big ice storm over night so internet just came back on. After the drive from North Carolina Mon. [900 miles] it took Tues. and Wend. to sleep it off. Finally got caught up with the paper work the rest of the week. The two G K came over Sa... Read more
Tuesday I'm back. Nov. 27
We made it back from visiting first born and family in North Carolina yesterday. Drove 900 miles through rain most of the day. Was so beautiful on the way out all the trees were turning such magnificent colors. I took many pictures while taking ... Read more
Nov. 18th. Sunday, the begining of a new week.
Cold 27% and crisp. It's that time of the year. If I didn't like the seasons quite complaining and move , so there . I guess I told me. We a re leaving for North Carolina right after church, 900 miles, to spend a week with our first born and wo... Read more
Nov. 11th. Sun.
Another great and busy week, did take more time to blog and read emails. Trying to get all machinery under cover for winter. We still have a lot of yard work to do before we take off for North Carolina next Sunday for Thanksgiving with oldest so... Read more
Fall is officially here. It's 29 degrees as I write this, the tress are full of color and skunks and fox's are digging holes all around us.We had a mess in our yard this fall ,the grubs killed big ,and I mean BIG patches of our yard grass, the... Read more
Where has the month gone? I'm sure glad time still flies. Hope the winter goes as fast. Finished harvest now but have some tillage to do. Corn yields were the best ever and whether almost perfect. The Lord has been good to us. The down side t... Read more
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