Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Tuesday Farm Photo: What Do May Showers Bring?


Lunch!

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9 comments:

  1. I've got my fingers crossed that you get it up and running!

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  2. Gorgeous green meadow!! So beautiful!, and the work never ends, huh? Thanks again for sharing your beautiful farm, land and animals - I truly consider it to be a very special treat!

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  3. How beautiful! All that lush green-ness!

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  4. "It's old, it's paid for, and it sometimes even runs "could be the motto for our bodies! All that lovely grass - would be wonderful but then we'd also have to live through your colder and longer winters. How can it be haying time already - too fast - time is getting by too fast!

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  5. What a beautiful photo! I hope that your tractor situation turns out for the best. :)

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  6. Broken machinery can induce rage like nothing else around our house. It's a good thing we don't have a big tractor, because we would also have an old, feeble one, and it would always be broken, and we would always be cussing.

    Perhaps we should look into anger management classes . . .

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  7. We're just putting up our first cutting now. It's a few weeks late, but it's the first hot/dry spell that we've had!

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