Monthly Archives: August 2012

Harry in the rear view mirror

Friday morning, August 31, 2012 Yesterday, we harvested our first corn for the fall.  It was at the Harry farm, west of here near US 50.  It is a rather hilly place, and it was planted to a hybrid that … Continue reading

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Finishing touches

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 This morning, Montgomery Welding’s Jake Gingerich with his helpers Ben and Brad have arrived and are hanging the downspouts to the new fill conveyor on bins 10 and 10A.  They brought in with them a crane … Continue reading

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Another Monday

August 27, 2012 Monday has come again, and it is cloudy and overcast with occasional rain showers.  This comes after a very hot and sunny weekend.  The cooler temperatures, cloudiness, and light rain pare back our enthusiasm to begin harvest.  Even … Continue reading

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Scouting report

Monday, August 20, 2012 Ross, Philip, and I were out to check on the corn fields this morning.  We were mainly trying to determine if it is time to take the combines to the field.  The answer is negative.  Of … Continue reading

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Green carpet

Friday, August 17, 2012 Yesterday, the green carpet was rolled out in Haubstadt, Indiana where the Wright-Stemle John Deere dealership held its 2nd annual summertime customer appreciation day… called the “Green Carpet Event”.  Sure enough, the broad walkway to the … Continue reading

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A happy grandpa

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 Just before noon, little Ella Marie Carnahan arrived! The vital stats include 8 pounds 7 ounces, and 20.5 inches.  Mom and baby are doing well. She was born at Daviess County Hospital, Washington, Indiana. Here is … Continue reading

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Happy Things Today

August 13, 2012 Happy things today: It’s raining; we were awakened by low rumblings of thunder and rain came this morning.  It’s our sister Sheila Hobson’s birthday!  And Ross and his family had a very successful weekend competing in the Quarter … Continue reading

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