Tag Archives: Family

Biscuit and Gus Arrive

11-20-2018 – Ted brought Biscuit and Gus (31 & 32 years old) for Piper and Olivia to feed while they are here during Thanksgiving. They may retire from Mardi Gras float pulling and other events. Mary feeds them every morning. … Continue reading

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August 4-10th with Piper and Olivia

This was Piper’s 3rd time and Olivia’s first time at the farm. Piper is 6 and Olivia is 4 years old. We pulled a full 6’x12′ U-Haul trailer with Mary’s art, blank canvases, paper and 5 lbs of carrots to … Continue reading

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Spring 2017 Yard Work

This was a short work session of only three days so we concentrated on getting the yard in good shape to begin the summer.

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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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July 3, 2016 Family Gathering

On Friday the 1st a plan developed to have everyone out for a July 4th hamburger and hot dog event on Sunday the 3rd. Todd and family had flown in from Colorado Springs to spend the week with Becky and … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2016

The holiday maintenance and improvements began the afternoon of Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Cleaned up broken solar-powered post light at gate.  Glass was in the driveway and a large pile of limbs was inside the fence. Shingles are blown loose … Continue reading

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Work Week, March 15, 2016

Wednesday, March 16, 2015 – Planted the Iron Plants around Pecan at fence next to driveway. Cleaned up and picked up but took it easy. Played with Piper while looking for snakes. Thursday – Started two 4 lbs pork butts … Continue reading

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2015 Memorial Day Work Holiday

This was Piper’s second trip to the farm. Age 3 years, 4 months. Have been very worried about her there in a warm month and snakes. So, about 30 minutes after arriving she saw two birds flitting about near the … Continue reading

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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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April 2014

Wednesday: Arrived at 3:30 and found everything in order. With newly repaired 4-cycle wheeled line trimmer I trimmed around the house and back azalea bed and pecan trees. Roses blooming great Blueberry bushes are loaded Pecans are just beginning to … Continue reading

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