Monthly Archives: December 2013

WordPress Annual Report

The WordPress.com stats has prepared a 2013 annual report for this website. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 22,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert … Continue reading

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2013 in the rear-view mirror

Monday, December 30, 2013 Well, another year is near its end.  It had significant ups and downs.  For Carnahan & Sons, we celebrated our first crop from the new Burke farm.  We moved up to a new and larger soybean … Continue reading

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Another grain bin MT

Friday, December 27, 2013 Brandon is out with the Peterbilt, delivering corn to GPC at Washington, Indiana.  He spent a big part of yesterday sweeping out our #1 grain bin.  He had a little help from Haley towards the end.   … Continue reading

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The S680 arrives at the farm

Monday, December 23, 2013 It’s like Santa arrived early!  The new combine was delivered today.  I got a call from Gene Williams, the delivery guy for Wright-Stemle, letting me know he was coming today.  He came in a little after … Continue reading

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Water, water everywhere…

Monday, December 23, 2013 It’s no wonder there is still water standing all over the neighborhood.  I checked the rain gauge this morning, and it reads 5.63″ (143mm) from the weekend rain event.  It started on Friday night, and stopped Saturday night.  … Continue reading

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Welcome, Winter

Saturday, December 21, 2013 Today is the first day of winter, but it looked more ‘winter-like’ 10 days ago.  Now, the snow is all gone and we are in the midst of a heavy rain.  The skies are gray, and … Continue reading

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One down, nine to go

Thursday, December 19, 2013 We made the first annual payment on the new Burke farm today.  Boy, oh, boy… did  that year ever go by fast!  To recall the story of how we came to purchase this place, refer to … Continue reading

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