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Another nice rain

Monday, July 24, 2017 Yesterday morning, as the alarm went off, you could hear the sound of thunder in the distance.  I walked out to the box for the morning newspaper, and I could see the gray ‘wall of water’ … Continue reading

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Rain delay

Thursday, October 13, 2016 Yesterday afternoon, we were run out of  the soybean field at Freddie by an unexpected rain.  But later, the sun came out and we returned there about 6pm.  We were able to finish off the non-replanted … Continue reading

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Muddy trip

Friday, July 22, 2016 I was awakened at 630 this morning by the sharp crack of thunder.  The rain was welcome, but it had a downside today.  It was the time arranged to meet with our crop insurance adjuster to … Continue reading

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Chilly day

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 I read today a special quote.  “Why is 47 degrees colder in May than it is in January?”  Good question!  Yes, that was the temperature when the day started.  Mid-afternoon it’s up to 55F.  Feels pretty … Continue reading

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Be careful out there this morning.

Friday January 2, 2015 As I walked out to the mailbox this morning, I felt and heard a definite ‘crunch, crunch’ under my footsteps.  My steps were made very carefully!  Guess we got some sleet overnight.  I did not expect that precipitation, after seeing … Continue reading

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The die is cast…

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 There’s no going back now… the decision is made.  We will not plant wheat this fall for June 2015 harvest.  No, this is not the first time we have planted no wheat, but it is rare.  Fall … Continue reading

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Happy Things Today

August 13, 2012 Happy things today: It’s raining; we were awakened by low rumblings of thunder and rain came this morning.  It’s our sister Sheila Hobson’s birthday!  And Ross and his family had a very successful weekend competing in the Quarter … Continue reading

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