Author Archives: Marla Rose

About Marla Rose

This blog documents small-town life in central Illinois with photographs and various ideas/adventures that come my way. My hope is to make you laugh (or at least smile) and appreciate this life!

Tuesday, October 20

My pics are from yesterday. Clint was in town at lunch, so he picked me up at work, we got drive-thru, and went to the lake. I returned to the office. He checked bins and sent me pics of his … Continue reading

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Finished!! October 17, 2020

The day dawned beautifully! Since I work Monday – Friday, I was able to be home all day. Didn’t even need to make a parts run! I treated the crew to grilled ribeye sandwiches and still warm brownies for lunch. … Continue reading

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Apple bratwurst

When I was stuck for what to grill tonight, Clint requested Wade’s Quality Meats apple brats. I was happy to oblige! They are the best. It’s getting dark so much earlier now. I barely make it to the field with … Continue reading

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Lights, camera, and lots of action!

Corn harvest continues. I thought the sky was interesting as I fueled up the tank to deliver to the combine. It is very helpful to have a fuel tank on the back of the farm truck, so the combine doesn’t … Continue reading

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A body in motion

stays in motion – and boy, the wind was in motion today. I couldn’t get a picture to capture it well, tho. We heard accounts of combine fires getting out of control due to the wind whisking flames through the … Continue reading

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Tuesday, Oct 13

Pooped! Sleep well, my friends!

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Full steam ahead on Columbus Day

It wasn’t a day off for us. But that isn’t a complaint. It allowed for our sweet niece and great-nephew to ride along with Clint! Before heading into the office this morning, I put pork loin in the slow cooker. … Continue reading

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Work hard – play hard – pray hard

Busy, fun, hard-working, family, friends, enjoyable, beautiful autumn weekend! Waiting on a wiener roast!

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Fabulous Friday

Clint sent me some great photos while I was at work. The pics from the bin tops are always so cool… but I prefer he just hold on! Supper was grilled pork cutlets and porkburgers. Our Friday Night Lights: I … Continue reading

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Beans are (almost) DONE!

Clint took some pics for me while I was at work. They were knocking out beans! Only a small patch of beans remain that aren’t yet ready. It was a beautiful fall day. It clouded over a bit toward evening. … Continue reading

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