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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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The New Water Well

Dad’s shallow well pump finally quit and we have also had trouble with it loosing prime due to decay in the well tip and screen. Rather than replace it, and still have only the low capacity shallow well, we hired … 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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September 2015 Labor Day work week

Sunday, 9/6/2015 Mowed the yard but the JD’s steering is starting to slip again.  Found there is a very worn tooth on the main gear that engages the small gear at the end of the steering shaft. Ordered new parts. … Continue reading

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July 4th, 2015 Work Week

Ted had pushed up the rotten stumps along the barn yard fence, leveled the old burn pile location and mowed the fields. There are many blue berries (50% ripe), figs (beginning to ripen) and sand pears that are not ripe. … Continue reading

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Christmas 2014

Arrived on December 26 and all is well although the combine is still here.

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New Fence, Piper & Other Improvements – Nov. 2014

Installation of the 4-rail fence along the road, Piper for her first visit to the farm, arrival of the artic vortex, and selling the combine made this week a memorable, very cold experience.

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