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Drying Out

Sunday was wet, to the tune of over an inch of rain, wet.  So we are drying out today.  I am thankful that it was rain and not snow, but it does make a mess.  The pasture is soaked, and … Continue reading

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After the Rain…. Turkeys

I wrote this post last week, but in the process of waiting to get pictures uploaded and the busy-ness of life I forgot to actually post it.  So here it is, late. We got blasted yesterday afternoon and night with … Continue reading

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Rain, Blessings from Heaven

As I was sprinting ahead of the rain drops into the house this morning after feeding the calves, I was understandably thinking about rain. There has been a lot of rain this spring/summer.  So much so that I have really … Continue reading

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Photo Update and Rain

Today it rained pretty much all day. That’s good news for everything that was planted over the weekend. Almost all the plants are showing great signs of life. I also stopped at Tractor Supply and picked up three bigger blueberry … Continue reading

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Seeding the Lawn, Washout

This morning I decided that I should try and get some of the areas around the house raked and seeded since we were supposed to get rain today.  I got out the tractor and the york rake and proceeded to … Continue reading

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Trucking Along, Rain, and a Prayer Request

It just won’t stop raining here.  It is making moving things difficult and the driveway a total mess.  Thankfully it isn’t impassable, yet.  If it keeps up, and it’s supposed to, it may become a real problem.  This is what … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Levels Higher?

This is an article I was expecting.  Except the part where they omit mentioning that Chicago draws water from Lake Michigan and dumps it down the Chicago river, which drains to the Mississippi.  At .7″ per year, that adds up. … Continue reading

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Where will all this snow go?

I read an article here the other day about the possibility of flooding when all this snow melts.  I have to admit I was already starting to think about this.  With the Great Lakes frozen over more than normal and … Continue reading

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Just in Time

It looks like we got the cement poured just in time. I shudder to think about what would have happened if our awesome inspector had not made a special trip out to inspect our holes.  God was definitely watching out … Continue reading

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Rain Rain Go Away? No Thanks, You Can Stay!

Our kids, especially our oldest daughter, likes to sing the song, “Rain rain, go away, come again another day!”  She likes to do this pretty much every time that it rains.  I on the other hand, want it to keep … Continue reading

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