This evening, I just had to go out and see how things were in the old gravel pit. It looks like the dugout is done! The first thing I saw, coming through the trees, was our new mountain. I'm guessing, at its peak, it's getting close to 20 feet high. Check out those rocks!! And … Continue reading Gravel pit dugout
Not very long ago, after walking around and seeing that our dugouts were completely dry, I had given permission to the renters to dig them deeper, if they wanted to, to have water for their cows. It wouldn't be much use this year, but I wanted them to at least know they could. Since this … Continue reading Digging it!
Today, I did something I haven't done in quite a while; check things out beyond the outer yard. Everything beyond the fence surrounding the outer yard, plus the old hay yard, is rented out, and somewhat less than half of that is used for pasture. This first photo was actually taken from within the outer … Continue reading Crunchy walkabout, and a garden experiment
Today, we finally have cooler temperatures! According to the hourly forecasts, we should be at about 23C/73F right now, but we're still at only 18C/64F, which is awesome. There are still predictions of rain, all of which have been passing south of us. We desperately need rain. I've been reading about how it's affecting some … Continue reading Smoked out