Archive | October, 2014

Traveling Around

9 Oct

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As I was traveling around working last week, I took some time to slow down and enjoy the scenery. This is a barge working it’s way up the Mississippi River.

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I’ve seen all sorts of mushrooms around the homestead this week. Those round ones we called Poof Balls when I was a kid. You wait for them to mature and turn brown, stomp on them and they go POOF!, a big cloud of spores will go flying away.

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Bright blue skies and puffy white clouds over the homestead.

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I spotted this Copperhead slithering across the road in front of my truck. Squish! One less venomous snake in the world to have to be wary of.

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A farmer was harvesting soybeans in a field across from the house and he left a truck out there overnight. In the morning, just as the fog was lifting, you could barely see it in the mist.

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You can barely see them, but a flock of Buzzards was floating on the air currents. I really enjoy this beautiful Fall weather. Keep prepping everyone!

October Is The Driest Month Of The Year?

8 Oct

October is usually the driest month of the year according to historical averages, but this week, the weatherman is calling for rain every day. I don’t want any rain for the next 6 weeks, harvest is in full swing.

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There are cotton fields all over the area, wide open, waiting to be picked.

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Fields like this will be damaged if they are rained on, so I hope the rains will hold off.

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Our garden is about finished, but I noticed this cantaloupe growing between the trellis and the wall of my shop.

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It should taste just fine, it just looks kinda’ funny.

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You can sure tell Fall is here, people are putting out their Fall displays of pumpkins, gourds and mums.

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There are even some mums outside of my bank. Come on in and give us your money. HA! I might as well put it under my mattress for all the interest I am drawing. Can you say “ZERO”?

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Oreo says it is time to go, so I will be back soon. Keep prepping everyone!

Tuesday Tunes:Ted Nugent;Stranglehold

7 Oct

How about some Nuge this evening? Enjoy!