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State of the Skeeter Address#1

Wednesday, January 09, 2008      4 comments

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? L... Read more

Jan. 6th. Sun. A heat wave acomming!

Sunday, January 06, 2008      1 comments

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!

Sunday, December 30, 2007      1 comments

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!

Thursday, December 27, 2007      1 comments

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.

Sunday, December 16, 2007      1 comments

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.

Sunday, December 09, 2007      2 comments

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.

Sunday, December 02, 2007      0 comments

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

Tuesday, November 27, 2007      1 comments

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.

Sunday, November 18, 2007      1 comments

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.

Sunday, November 11, 2007      0 comments

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

Nov. 4th.

Sunday, November 04, 2007      2 comments

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

Oct. 28th.

Sunday, October 28, 2007      0 comments

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.

Sunday, October 21, 2007      0 comments

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

Sunday, October 14, 2007      0 comments

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.

Sunday, October 07, 2007      0 comments

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


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