Tag Archives: Drought

Rain again

Saturday, September 8, 2012 A hard-driving rain drove us from the corn field last night.  We were just a few acres from finishing the Holscher farm, when the spectacular lightning show got our attention.  A quick check on the phone … Continue reading

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Like a bowl of spaghetti

Friday, July 27, 2012 I met this morning with our crop insurance agent, Lee Tuggle of McCormick Insurance in Vincennes.  I wanted to refresh my understanding of the claims process and get a feel for how to be fully prepared for … Continue reading

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Oh, what a night!

Thursday, July 12, 2012 Last night, Pat and I went to Evansville, to the new Ford Center, to see James Taylor in concert.  It was very special, and those mellow tunes brought back sweet memories.  We are not avid concert-goers, so … Continue reading

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The heat wave is gone, at least for a while

July 9, 2012 Yesterday evening, about 7pm, we received some rain again.  When I checked the guage this morning, it read at .24″ (6mm).  I am not sure it came in time to rescue the second planting of DCB… I … Continue reading

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Friday, June 22, 2012

The drought continues… Today, the local electric co-op is upgrading our electric service.  The new dryer upgrade has increased our potential load in such a way that the wiring and the poles that hold them up will need to be … Continue reading

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The drought continues…

Monday, June 18, 2012 We had a good Fathers’ Day.  It was a special morning at Wheatland Christian Church, with a breakfast and then a unique church service.  We were reminded that we dads cannot ‘fix’ everything, and that we need … Continue reading

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August 12, 2011

Today we are finishing up the project that removed the old loading dock, and enlarging the useful area in front of the shop.  The weather is so very pleasant, low 80s, with a gentle breeze.  Last night in St. Louis, … Continue reading

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