Monthly Archives: August 2013

End of the week news…

Saturday, August 24, 2013 John finished his restoration project this week, and little one-year-old Ella really likes the result!   Let’s hope she has many miles of pedaling pleasure ahead of her.  She’s  the third generation of Carnahans to ride this pedal … Continue reading

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Restoration

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 John’s project is moving along pretty well. He’s taking a 50+ year old pedal tractor and making it look like new

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Heating up

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 The forecast tells us we should expect near 90º today.  People won’t like it, but the corn and soybeans will!  We think it will feel like August after all. Yesterday turned into a fix-it day.  We … Continue reading

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Fog

Monday, August 19, 2013 There is a general haze in the air this morning, and the valleys around the area are thick with fog.  It certainly feels like a September morning out there this morning, cool and damp.  August has given us, … Continue reading

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Great visitors

Friday, August 16, 2013 It was a beautiful weather day, and so very c0mfortable to share with a couple visitors.  Don Patton, Evansville,  Indiana and his daughter June from Boston came to the farm for a visit today.  It was June’s … Continue reading

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A happy day

Thursday, August 15, 2013 The temperatures are pleasant today.  The night got down in the low 50s, and the high today is predicted as mid 70s.  Perfect for people!  Less so for corn and soybeans. Wheat is going to market … Continue reading

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Corn is a topic for conversation around the world…

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 In a text-message and email conversation with a dear friend  this morning, we are discussing the quality and health of the corn crop.  He sent me pictures of corn from central Illinois and Iowa that show ears with … Continue reading

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