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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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Late Spring 2013 Work Week

We began on Wednesday afternoon, May 22 and quit late on May 26.  Four hard days that began with cool mornings and as the sun rose it turn into a hot humid day that was ok in the shade. Then … Continue reading

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Leaks, estate talk and BBQ

Found the leak in the line to the south side field under the large, almost dead Tallow tree.  Peggy called Ted and when he got there I had dug enough to locate the problem but not see it as it … Continue reading

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