On the Wild Side? I think not!
If you want to get somewhere in a hurry, you go by interstate, If you want to see the countryside, you go the back roads, If you really want to see the wild flowers on the road side, go by tractor.
I along with 100+ tractors went on a 2 day... Read more
Tomorrow's the BIG day!
53 years and counting, how much longer is she going to put up with this ole farmer, many more I hope. Some things you think are just too good to last, I sure hope this is not one of them. Like I told her 30 years ago, I think you can list me as... Read more
The Story of Good Samaritan's!
Now maybe we can forget about the storm of 1979!
With the so-called" blizzard" coming Mon. PM went to a funeral in the AM where the GLBH was playing the organ. Came home anticipating doing some driveway snow plowing before it really sat in. ... Read more
Be Good To Her Skeeter!
These are some words of advice you should never forget! This tiny GL chick first caught my eye when her one room school was closed and was moved to town. Mine closed two years earlier. Both had lived South of town but paths never crossed. We at... Read more
Early Warning, Valentines Day Acomin!
For those of you still looking for the love of your life, keep searching, they do exist, their out there, and for those of you who have found your love for life, don't take the... Read more
Not sure about this!
The GLBH and I had a relaxing day today did some nearby shopping just waiting for the heavy snow to come. Got our hairs trimmed, need to look good for everyone.
Headed across town to eat at our favorite Deli, lookalike Subway but so much be... Read more
Now Skeeter, be nice! Part 1
How to report on the outlaws and not get into trouble,just don't let them read it!
I'm sure we all have some relatives we would just as soon forget about. I shall tell you about a few. My MIL was one of 5 girls and 1 boy in her family
My... Read more
A Story that should be told!
Beautiful day outside here in Northern Ill. 33 degrees, some sun and slight wind. Brings my failing memory back to Christmas's years ago. Times sure have changed, as a kid we sometimes got a homemade gift from family members plus an orange from ... Read more
Time is not on my side?
This has been a fall to remember, never in my 52 years of farming have I been so late with the harvest. Most of the country was in the same shape. The year starts out two weeks delay in planting because of too much rain then followed with much l... Read more
The Thanksgiving Blessings.
I couldn't let this day go by without taking notice of all the blessings bestowed upon myself and family. Each year older reminds me of how grateful one should be. I lived across from a neighbor for over 20 years who always said "if it's not you... Read more
A Bunch Of Old Faces!
For the last 30 years our little town and school has had an All Class Reunion every 5 years. We've had as many as 600 and this last weekend we had a few over 330. this is quite an endeavor to try to keep all the addresses up to date. They fly an... Read more
Just thought I couldn't let this day go by without putting down some thoughts. I give thanks for our many Fathers who taught us the lessons of life. Life isn't always going to be a bed of roses, things are never so bad that they can't get worse... Read more
For Cub Fans Only.
What a great weekend, Our #3 S bought us tickets for the Cub game at Cincinnati on Sunday, left here Sat. morning and spent the night in Anderson Ind. where they live and left the next AM for the game. Got to spend the weekend with all their K's... Read more
Always check the Chuck!
Had good luck yesterday and finished planting corn, for those of you not familiar with farming, It's all about timing. There's a time to plant and a time to harvest, and you better not miss it. Your income depends on it. We have been getting abo... Read more
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Flipper For Sale!
For those of you following my escapades with the tooth ferry this winter know I had several teeth pulled for numerous reasons, like root cracked crowns needing to be replaced because of chips off and lets face it , just OLD AGE. I'm outliving my... Read more