Monthly Archives: August 2011

Arrival of new 2012 tractor and corn planter

Today, the new tractor and planter were delivered.  We really expected them next week, but the dealer delivered them today.  You will see Ross with a broad smile, he is a particular fan of red Case-IH equipment, and this is … Continue reading

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Lunch at JL Princeton

Today at noon, we traveled to Princeton, Indiana to enjoy the customer appreciation day at JL Farm Equipment.  JL is a very progressive dealer with two locations, this one at Princeton, and the other at Poseyville, Indiana.  It was a … Continue reading

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August 12, 2011

Today we are finishing up the project that removed the old loading dock, and enlarging the useful area in front of the shop.  The weather is so very pleasant, low 80s, with a gentle breeze.  Last night in St. Louis, … Continue reading

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Home Improvement 101

August 10, 2011 Today Philip, John, and I began a hard process to remove our old loading dock.  It was built in 1990 or 1991 to facilitate unloading seed pallets and big bags from the delivery trucks to put in … Continue reading

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August 8, 2011

Today Jake and Matt Gingerich and their crew are here to replace a distributor on our older grain elevator.  The distributor is a cone-shaped device that one uses to select which pipe the grain will flow down from the top. … Continue reading

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August 5, 2011

After a brilliant, sunny morning, the clouds have rolled in, and it is cooler.  I’m going to say something I could not have imagined saying in April, May, or June… “I hope it rains.”

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