February 18, 2011

It Was Almost Warm enough to Go Swimming

Buffy didn't go swimming but she did dip her toes in the old syrup kettle. Daffodils are showing up everywhere, some in bloom.


February 14, 2011

Hunka, Hunka Burning Love

It is the time of year that fields and woods are burned in this part of the country.

We burned on three sides of the house today. Winds were perfect to carry smoke away from the house and the highway. Far fields and pastures are next.





The white post in the above photo marks an irrigation riser which could be used for putting out fires if needed. We prepare for small outbreaks with 200 gallon water tank on back of the tractor with a pump and hose attached.



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