New Poles for the Barn

1/21/2019 – Ted Strange helped install two replacement poles for those that had rotted and two additional poles for the future inside shop wall. The rotted poles where the southeast corner and the one immediately north of that one. When I pried those poles from the beam they fell over. There was hardly any large […]

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Progress around the Barn

As the augers were hauled away and that area cleaned up we could finally rearrange equipment, get rid of stuff and create more order. On this Halloween day, we made a lot of progress. Used Fergie and the boom to move the platform Frank built for Dad (for the back door wheelchair ramp) from the […]

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June 2018

Tuesday – Arrived after driving through the steady rain from Gulfport. It had slowed to a drizzle when we arrived and so got the TT hooked up and everything works. The rain made it much cooler so that was great. Wednesday Jeff the trim guy and helper arrived at 7:30 AM. Mary and I talked […]

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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 carport storage room there. 26th – Took old bed frame, bedclothes, lamp and nightstand to GoodWill. […]

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Christmas 2015

The “week” began on Saturday the 26th, warm and humid cooling off a bit when a windy front blew through Monday the 28th. Sunday was a quiet day including: trying to clear out the ditch between the ponds at the back of the barn; weeding flower beds; sprayed fungicide on the hydrangeas for Cercospora leaf spot […]

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