Monthly Archives: July 2012

Like a bowl of spaghetti

Friday, July 27, 2012 I met this morning with our crop insurance agent, Lee Tuggle of McCormick Insurance in Vincennes.  I wanted to refresh my understanding of the claims process and get a feel for how to be fully prepared for … Continue reading

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The quest is over….

Thursday, July 26, 2012 Last night, Pat and I returned from an 11-day trip out east.  The main focus of our trip was to finish my personal ‘quest’ to see all of US Highway 50 from the west coast to … Continue reading

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.31 and counting

Saturday, July 14, 2012 We awoke today to the soft and muted sound of a gentle rain.  It has continued today, of-and-on, (mostly on) and so far .31″ has fallen.  It’s the kind of a day we’ve needed and for which … Continue reading

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A French Connection, and other stuff…

Friday the 13th I’ve been watching off-an-on the Tour de France.  Well, the winner of Stage 8 on Sunday was Thibault Pinot.  His distant relative, potato farmer Jean-Baptiste Pinot, was here at the farm visiting back on 31 January!  Being acquainted with … Continue reading

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Oh, what a night!

Thursday, July 12, 2012 Last night, Pat and I went to Evansville, to the new Ford Center, to see James Taylor in concert.  It was very special, and those mellow tunes brought back sweet memories.  We are not avid concert-goers, so … Continue reading

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The heat wave is gone, at least for a while

July 9, 2012 Yesterday evening, about 7pm, we received some rain again.  When I checked the guage this morning, it read at .24″ (6mm).  I am not sure it came in time to rescue the second planting of DCB… I … Continue reading

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Where did that come from?

Thursday, July 5, 2012, 11 am. Yesterday evening, as we were watching the Cardinals’ game with Colorado, we heard some thunder.  It took us by surprise; were were not expecting any rain on a very hot (105F) 4th of July.  … Continue reading

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