Monthly Archives: April 2019

Random thoughts on a rainy day.

Thursday, April 25, 2019 Yes, it is another rainy April day in SWIN.  This keeps pushing back progress towards #plant19.  I guess it now feels like we are past any opportunity to plant ‘early’, but it does not feel ‘late’ yet.  So, we patiently … Continue reading

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Getting closer?

Monday, April 22, 2019 Yes, it was a beautiful Resurrection Sunday.  A cloudless blue sky, with a warm 75ºF (24C) afternoon temperature.  Okay… there was a little frost in the early morning, but it burned away quickly.  Church services at … Continue reading

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…and one more thing…

April 16, 2019 Last week we were able to apply the herbicide to the wheat crop.  Conditions were not perfect, but okay.  At least, we now have that one urgent task checked off the list.

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Sunny and windy

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Yes, it is sunny and windy out there today, and it is drying the soils out nicely.  But still the machines are parked.  We wait for (not perfect but) better conditions to begin field operations.  All … Continue reading

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Waiting game

Wednesday, April 4, 2019 The sun is trying to shine through the morning’s clouds.  Our fields just will not support the machines…yet.  So far, we are not feeling the pressure to get going… the conditions will not permit, so why … Continue reading

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Purdue in the Elite Eight

John and I traveled to Louisville on Saturday to watch our Purdue Boilermakers take on Virginia in the South Regional final of the NCAA March Madness tournament.  A long-awaited berth in the Final Four was at hand!   It was … Continue reading

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April starts, chilly and wet

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 We had some rain and later some snow last Saturday.  Little patches of the white stuff stuck around until today.  Now, looking at the forecast, we are awaiting the 70s predicted for next weekend!  Sounds good … Continue reading

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