Jenifer has been staking tomatoes and trellising cucumbers. She burnt up my cordless drill on the tomatoes. Fried the motor. And it was a good one – a Dewalt.
We use an 18 3/4-inch bit to drill holes in the ground for bamboo tomato stakes. One drill battery will drill 15-30 holes before it needs to be recharged, depending on soil conditions.
Jenifer ran through four batteries and said the drill started smelling funny. ...
Tuesday evening, I walked outside and heard Levi over at the barn yelling at the chickens. Apparently, Jenifer had shut up all the young pullets but one after chasing the last pullet around for 20 minutes.
Levi was riding around on the golf cart and noticed one chicken was out and went to shut it up. When he opened the door, they all came out.
I walked over to the barn, said, “Calm down, son, we can get these chickens in.” Thirty minutes later, I am yelling and cussing these birds and thinking about Cornish hens on the grill for supper...
The 3 inches of rain we got so far this week has laid down my rye crop. I was hoping to harvest it next week with my new scythe from Scythe Supply.
You just have to love a company that lists measurements in cubits.
Dean Mullis writes from Laughing Owl Farm in Richfield; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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