Category Archives: Maintenance

April 2018 Renovation Begins

March 30th, Signed the contract and sent with keys to Robbie Mullins of Robert Mullins Builders, Inc. 4/6&7/2017 – Demo began and made a lot of progress. Photos compliments of Peggy Knippenberg of Blue Moon Farms.  

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Christmas 2017

December 24, 2017 – So, the week begins. Christmas Day – Sorted through old boxes of stuff in the front guest room. Setup two sets of “LAN” shelves in the grain bin and moved a lot of stuff from the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2017

This was a good trip getting a lot done without killing ourselves. The new siding was completed and the fireplace serviced as well as the heater. Someone had stolen Fergies battery and the cable from both tractors. Went to Becky’s … Continue reading

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September, 2017

This work week was to be the week of Labor Day but that was the week before Hurrican Harvey happened. Houston flooded. Postponed this work until recovery was underway and no new surprises should arise. In the meantime, Hurricane Irma … Continue reading

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July 4, 2017 Work Week

Saturday, July 1 – JD cranked and we mowed the front and west yard. The capacitor on the AC compressor went out and Shane with ESTES replaced it. Charged tractor batteries. Sunday Mary finished cutting the grass and I trimmed the back of … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2017

This long holiday weekend began on an almost cool Wednesday afternoon, May 24, 2017. Thursday and Friday was also cool but warming up. By Friday afternoon we had: Mary weeded the front beds while Tom installed the new mower deck … Continue reading

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2016 Christmas Week

Driskels have planted grass in the cotton stubble and the field is green. Mobile Gas has buried the exposed yellow gas line at the driveway into the pond field. Orange locate paint and flags locating the ATT buried cable were … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2016

Very white field of cotton, a new well and cutting down all the Chinese tallow in the little pond are the high lites of this holiday. Wednesday, 11/23/16 – Moved the lumber from the grain bin to pole barn and … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2016

Very pleased that the Chinese Tallow trees across the small pond and the large pond are almost all dead. Only a little green in the tops. Friday, 9/2/16, afternoon weeded beds and began yard work. There are a lot of … Continue reading

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July 4, 2016 Work Week

The week began the afternoon of Saturday, July 2, 2016. Saturday & Sunday During the night two 2″ diameter limbs fell out of the pecan tree next to the yard and second tree from the road. Edged and trimed yard … Continue reading

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