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The Many Joys Of Life.
Have been patiently? waiting for spring to arrive so I can do my " full time job" farm. My guess is we won't have any spring and go right into summer like last year. Calling for lite snow tomorrow.
Helped my N unload a 20 ft. trailer full o... Read more
Serious time, the cost of food.
I know everyone in these tough times are concerned about the price we pay for different products. Thought some of you might be interested in what my local Ill. Farm Bureau does once a year. They put on a breakfast for anyone who wants to come fo... Read more
Keep your eye on your rear!
Haven't bogged for awhile so have some thoughts piling up.
Been real busy this winter just doing "things", running to Dr's getting some teeth pulled , there wearing out, that's what happens when you live so long, and painting at my N house ... Read more
I've got a nice good looking GD just for you!
It sure has been a busy fall for this Ole Duffer. For those of you not familiar with the life of a farmer you wouldn't understand. We are so dependent on the weather and God's hand when trying to keep the food on our tables. This growing season ... Read more
As I lay in bed and couldn't sleep last night I thought of all the blessings the Lord has bestowed on me and the thoughts ranged to my GLBH's 1st cousins 60th. wedding anniversary open house this afternoon. Thats quite an accomplishment in this... Read more
Never make a deal with a Slickey GD!
Where has the summer gone, ample rain and lawn always needs mowing. GLBH likes the new 62" GrassHopper we bought, cuts down on the time she has to spend sitting in the saddle.
Started walking my fence lines with my 3 gal. back pack sprayer o... Read more
Guess the neighbor not having electricty affects our eating habits?
Been busy these past two weeks trying to get my Nitrogen on corn before it gets too tall. Would only get about half a crop without it.Too much rain at the wrong time. I promise not to complain after seeing many acres under water on our way to ou... Read more
What's this in my oatmeal?
Looks like I had a very good week. Weight stayed the same, 1 Lbs. under goal. Oh well I'll get back to goal when I can eat on both sides of my mouth because of the lost crown, I will get it fixed next week. Had more rain, had a total of 4.3 " in... Read more
The Home Of The Brave!
Finished drilling neighbors beans, sprayed all corn 1st. time and planted more sweetcorn and put out tomato plants this week and weight stayed the same. All this seems pale compared to the sacrifice our Brave Men and Women have and are doing for... Read more
Life is Great!
Been a good week finished drilling my beans last night. The sun is shinning, even though it's cold. The bad news I lost a crown this week, will have to get a new one. Dr. said it would cost around $1000, I told him no big deal I'll just put the ... Read more
The Hot Pink Dress, Never Too Old To get Hit On!
Will try for the 3rd. time.
Finally have some time to write about our 1st/GS weekend wedding.It was just great, very beautiful, outdoors, Lord was smiling down on us weather wise, day before was cold and overcast, day afterwindy,cold and mu... Read more
Our Special Women In Our Life
This will be short, had a very busy weekend.
Happy Mothers Day!
As I was attending our 1st. GS 's wedding yesterday I could not help but be reminded of what an important part Mothers play in their development. God Bless each and every o... Read more
Dancing with the Ole Duffers!
Has been quite a week, light showers about every other day, makes the corn planting a real challenge. Did get one farm done, the smallest, 65 acres, but that's a start. It's my driest farm, have it tilled every 100 feet. Tried to start early thi... Read more
Never too old for a date night!
GLBH and I discussed at noon what to have for dinner. Always like to eat leftovers so as not to go "bad" I suggested hot dogs that I remembered grilling this week. I went to the east farm to work in the machine shed during another rainy , windy ... Read more
Uneventful week, not worth reading!
Some days, weeks and even months seem the same, that describes this past week. rained some, wind blows your hair piece off, but not dry enough to get in the fields. Did do the garden and GLBH put in onions and radishes. Worked on yard bringing i... Read more