Around here, it is hand-held food for the field. My farmer doesn’t like to stop!
Occasionally, I am unable to bring food, sometimes it is carry-out, and sometimes I am able to make hot sandwiches.
Marinated ribeye sandwiches grilled on the Traeger for the win!
It’s getting harder to get to the field before sunset.
The pics taken in the lights of the equipment are kind of cool – when they turn out!
Weather forecast is for a busy weekend ahead!
Yesterday, Wednesday, October 12.
A rain delay.
It wasn’t a day of rest; just a slow down. A chance to tie those loose ends that unravel during busy times. Some of the temporary patches and fixes received permanent repairs.
The wind pushed the front through,
while the dogs and I watched.
The cat watched from behind the door.
A pause might seem like a standstill. It’s actually where life refreshes!
I hope you can pause for a moment today and just breathe deeply and refresh.
Golden hour: an amateur photographer’s happy hour! The light softens and paints the landscape in golden tones.
Clint was harvesting soybeans last night west of our home.
I was able to stand in our yard and get these pictures with a zoom lens.
The bean dust laid low enough that I could see all the way to the Pana grain elevator.
Just a few minutes, then the opportunity is gone. And yet, time moves at that pace all day, every day. That, my friends, is something to think about.
Harvest was going well yesterday until the grain cart decided to pop a wheelie. Parts were available. I was able to pick up and bring them home with me. Repairs are underway this a.m.
Yesterday’s and this morning’s sunrise pics as I left for work:
I hope to have some beautiful pictures for you this weekend. It’s the annual Touchstone Energy Balloonfest at Lake Shelbyville. We also may get our first hard freeze – we’ve only had a very light frost, so far.
Another beautiful October day!
Hot ham, turkey, cheese, and grilled red onion sub sandwiches tonight.
Finally, some corn is dry enough to haul straight to the elevator. We are in for a weather change soon – a chilly weekend is ahead. October in Illinois!
The beans just to the west of our home.
It is a gorgeous, clear, calm, starry night!
Beef. It’s what’s for dinner. Slow-cooker Italian beef.
I hope you can enjoy some crisp fall evenings!
I forgot to mention that we had a very light frost Tuesday morning. It was still dark when I drove to work, so no pictures of the frost.
Today’s only picture is of Clint checking a bin. Definitely Getting his steps in!
Looks like he is harvesting the sun:
It needs more sun and warm weather! This field is opened up, but determined to be too wet.
Moving on to try a different field.
Too wet, also.
Tomorrow is another day!