Category Archives: Family Life

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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Maintenance

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Work continued on the JD 1890 soybean air drill today.  The guys did the difficult task of greasing the zerks on all 60 rows, plus the wheels, frame-folding hinges, and the bearings on the 1910 air … Continue reading

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Nicer day

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Sunny and 33ºF.  The wind is calm, so it is a pretty nice day out there this afternoon.  The sunshine is bringing some melting to the snow, and a bit of a thaw…unless there is some … Continue reading

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Another project

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 John is in the shop with the water trailer today.  This is the trailer we pull with red stripe Mack truck to supply water and chemicals to the JD 4730 sprayer.  He is working on replacing … Continue reading

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Wedding Weekend

Monday, February 25, 2019 Youngest son Ben had his wedding day yesterday (Sunday the 24th).  He is now married to Kierstin Veldkamp, whom he met ‘way back in their Purdue student days.  They remained friends across the years, and their … Continue reading

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