Category Archives: Country Living

Life in central Illinois

Before sunup to after sundown.

Planting soybeans began today. On my way home this evening from errand run #382, I could see a rain cloud dropping a delivery. My dad would have said, “Someone is getting a shower.” This someone also needs to get a … Continue reading

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Aerial Crop Sprayers are CRAZY (but fun to watch!)

While looking for some pictures on an SD card, I found a bunch of pics I took early one summer Sunday morning in July. I meant to post them in a blog, but completely forgot, as life gets busy. Or … Continue reading

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What the smoke?!

Although it may look like farmers have recently turned into pyromaniacs, rest assured it is not without reason! With a recent spurt of gorgeous spring weather, many farmers are burning ditches, field debris, brush piles, and CRP (Conservation Reserve Program) … Continue reading

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#harvest2021

It has begun! Last year, I challenged myself to a post a day during harvest because it is such an amazing time of year. The changes in our rural, central Illinois landscape and weather in less than two months is … Continue reading

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Changing landscape

I thought it might be fun to look at how our landscape here in central Illinois changes drastically in a few months’ (or weeks‘) time. This is a good reminder that in just a few more months it will be … Continue reading

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Fall faves

I hope you’re enjoying the rise and fall of October days!

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Tuesday, Oct 13

Pooped! Sleep well, my friends!

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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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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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Wednesday on the road

I took off work this afternoon for an appointment, then ran errands, and had another appointment. After delivering sandwiches to the crew, I came home to catch up on a couple of things before I got called out to help … Continue reading

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