Saturday, June 28, 2008

Saturday Farm Photos: A Slight Haying Delay

Old Tractors Don't Always Start on the First Try

But the 20th Time's a Charm!

© Copyright 2008, the award-winning blog where sometimes we fix our well worn tractors and haying equipment with duct tape and baling twine — then hold our breaths and repeat our soothing mantra while waiting to see if they'll make it through one more year: They may be old, but they're paid for. They may be old, but they're paid for.


  1. Now YOU are my kind of farmer! But I have to say, I was looking at that picture and feeling the same kind of frustration that I feel when our lawn tractor, or our water pump, or the chainsaw, of one any number of machines we have, doesn't start. At least your hunky farmguy is there to fix things--I have to wait for my husband to get home from work. I really should learn to do it myself, but we all have our limits.

  2. I love your mantra! Patience, patience, they're paid for.


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