Monthly Archives: December 2011

December 29, 2011

Even though it’s sunny here, Ross has departed for sunny Florida and on his trip down I-75 has sold some corn to Robinson Grain.  Philip, Ben, and John are occupied today delivering that 15,000 bushels. This afternoon, I received a pleasant email … Continue reading

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Snow!

December 27, 2011 Kind of a surprise after the recent warm spell, but it’s coming down nicely today.   This kind of a day makes Ross yearn for sunny Florida even more.  They are wrapping up their last-minute details today, and … Continue reading

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December 26, 2011

In some places, today is known as ‘boxing day’.  But here, it is known as ‘put away Christmas decorations day’.  Most are now back in their places, waiting their turn to come back out about Thanksgiving 2012. Ross and Rhoda … Continue reading

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December 23, 2011

It’s Friday, and Christmas is coming on Sunday.  We are preparing for the special holiday, just like most other folks.  Pat and I will spend part of tomorrow afternoon with Ross and his family, and then go to the special … Continue reading

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December 15, 2011

It’s a cloudy day, quite windy, too.  When you look out the window, you’d think it was gloomy and cold.  But it is unusually warm, with a warm overnight.  In fact, we experienced a thunderstom during the night!  It was … Continue reading

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December 11, 2011

Just a report from the land auction yesterday.  We were not the successful bidder.  The 120 acres brought a total of $1.32M.  Not a complete surprise, but a stronger price than we had expected.  Two of our neighbors kept bidding after … Continue reading

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Friday, December 9

It has been a busy week.  Today, we are sending corn to market.  It is good to have some moving out frequently, so that we can monitor the quality issues inside each storage bin.  If you pull some from each … Continue reading

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