The Drought Is Over

 Posted by at 12:50 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 062024
 

Most of Alabama has been suffering from a severe drought for months now, but I’m pretty sure that’s over after the last two weeks. Between the heavy rains we got the last week of January and more rain on Sunday, with accumulations of two to three inches or more both times, and another storm that […]

Well, That Sucked

 Posted by at 12:59 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 112023
 

I apologize for not posting a blog yesterday. Strong storms were predicted for our area on Saturday, and we were under a tornado watch through the evening until midnight. At first it seemed like the storm system was going to go around us but about 10:30 it hit fast and hard. We had lots of […]

Moving Dirt

 Posted by at 12:25 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 032023
 

What seems like never-ending rain has kept me from doing much work with my Kubota BX2680 tractor since we moved here, but we finally had a few rare days of sunshine that helped dry things out a bit. So the other day I loaded the tractor into the back of our fourteen-foot cargo trailer to […]

A Few Changes

 Posted by at 12:30 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 162023
 

When I woke up yesterday morning my hopes that the last few days of good weather would help dry out our ground were dashed when I looked outside and saw that it had rained again overnight and we had more pools of water to deal with. How fun. ☹ If it would ever start to […]

Back At It

 Posted by at 12:23 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 272022
 

We woke up to thunder, lightning, and heavy rain yesterday morning, and it kept up all day long. By evening the thunder and lightning had moved offshore and out over the Atlantic, but the rain continued, although not nearly as heavy as it was. No complaints here, our yard and trees really needed it. During […]

Apr 202019
 

I have been saying happy birthday to different women in my family all week here in the blog, and I told you that there were more to come. And sure enough, there are! Today we celebrate not just one birthday, but two of them. My cousins Bernie (above) and Beverly (below) share the same birthday, […]