May 232024
 

I’ve been looking for a pull-behind grader to use with the Kawasaki Mule for leveling the gravel in the driveway and on our roads, as well as some uneven areas of the pasture. After looking around, I settled on an 84-inch wide Vevor Driveway Drag, which is made out of heavy duty steel and is […]

Books And Bees

 Posted by at 12:44 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 172024
 

For the last three weeks or so, we have been commenting on how high the grass is getting in our front and side yards, and in the pasture. It was definitely time to mow the grass, however there is so much clover out there feeding the bees that we kept putting it off. We finally […]

Timed It Right

 Posted by at 12:55 am  Nick's Blog
May 182023
 

Yesterday started with a visit from a nice gentleman named Lamar, who operates an exterminating service called Pest Man. I had been referred to him by longtime reader Donald Hann, who lives in nearby Reform, when I mentioned the carpenter bees that were boring holes in a rocking chair on our front porch as well […]

That’s 52!

 Posted by at 12:35 am  Nick's Blog
May 172023
 

Yesterday afternoon I finished A Changing World, the fifth book in my Tinder Street family saga and my 52nd book overall. It came in at 96,753 words. Terry edited and proofread the last four chapters, and after making her corrections, I sent it off to Judy and Roberta to be proofread again. I hope to […]

May 032023
 

Once again we spent the day yesterday working outside. Our son Travis helped me pull out the fence posts on the north side of our property and roll up the wire. Using a chain and the bucket on the Kubota tractor, some of them came out very easily, while others really made us work for […]