Monthly Archives: October 2012

Is that you, Sandy?

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 There is a stiff, chilly wind blowing today, with gusts 40+mph!  I think it may be the outer band effects of Hurricane Sandy.  And it is overcast and cold today.  However, we have no rain or snow, … Continue reading

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Sending beans to market

Monday, October 29, 2012 John is delivering soybeans to Robinson’s and enjoying being at the wheel of the Peterbilt.  It’s a sunny, cool, and windy day in southern Indiana.

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A really good Saturday night.

October 28, 2012 Last Saturday, Pat, Philip, and I went to Purdue to visit Ben and to see the live broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion radio show.  We met up with Ben and his girlfriend, Amber Ellermann, and we … Continue reading

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Life imitates art…

Friday the 26th of October…. Yesterday was a very beautiful and warm, sunny October day.  Today is a contrast.  Chilly with a blustery wind — and off-and-on sprinkles of rain.  I miss yesterday’s sunshine already! The breezes we had yesterday … Continue reading

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Sunny fall day

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 John is out with the 4730 sprayer, applying a fall treatment of the herbicides Roundup and Rifle (a type of 2,4-D).  This application, when fall weather makes it possible, keeps the field clear of winter annual … Continue reading

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Warm spell

Monday, October 22, 2012 It’s 79F today, with some stiff winds.  The fall colors are extra-vivid this year.  I had suspected that the months of drought would negatively affect the autumn leaves, but the colors are spectacular! Really, a camera … Continue reading

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Chilly Friday

October 19, 2012 With temperatures in the 40s, the skies are gray and a drizzly rain is coming down.  It’s one of those days that makes me crave chili soup. Philip and John cleaned out bin #4 (again) today.  We … Continue reading

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