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It’s a mess. They were all stacked up in covered barn. Now they are using heavy equipment to drag them out and unroll them in a field. They brought in turf irrigation equipment to help. Talk about a smelly mess.
 

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It’s a mess. They were all stacked up in covered barn. Now they are using heavy equipment to drag them out and unroll them in a field. They brought in turf irrigation equipment to help. Talk about a smelly mess.
Yep....smoke and smell from burning hay is bad.......Then add the smell of wetting it down doesn't help.....
 

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Made bread.

Installed the new gate wheels & ordered 6 more.

Put out 3 rolls of hay for the cattle as it is suppose to be cold for the next week. They are forecasting 38/29 degrees for tomorrow & 49/28 on Friday...

It started raining pretty good ~ 1700 hrs. The wind is now out of the north & picking up (expected to be 20-30 MPH tonight).
 
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Cold here (36 degrees), especially with the wind (29 degrees). Yesterday was 81... On the plus side, the garage door insulation I installed last year really has made a world of difference. I highly recommend this as a DIY project.

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Dispatched the 4th possum in the last 10 days...

Made bread.

Did the weekly shopping... it's depressing...

Received the last 6 gate wheels, so I took them apart to greased them & then reassembled them. The are now ready to install when it warms up.

We had an unexpected visitor drop in for a free meal... another bald eagle, LOL!!! He/she grabbed the possum & took it across the tank from the house & is still just feasting away!!! It's only about 125 feet way from the back porch. It's aways cool to see them!!!

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Still chilly here (56 degrees) but at least the sun is out.

Applied the finish paint to the other side of the 2 doors at the guest house. Tomorrow I'll stand them up against the wall & start the last 3.

Assist Mrs. Ranch in making her new lamp shade.
 

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I stood the finished doors for the guesthouse up against the wall & installed the handles & new satin nickel hinges. Then started prepping the last 3 doors for priming.

Dressed 15 pounds of beef fajita meat & vacuum packed it.
 
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Still a chilly 52 degrees & overcast here so it's a good day to work inside. Mrs. Ranch is in charge of feeding us so she's doing baked Ziti with Italian sausage & garlic bread for supper.

I finished prepping the last 3 doors & the door jambs in the guesthouse for priming.
 
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Ordered the parts for the yearly maintenance of the Husky garden tractor.

Primed the remaining doors & jambs in the guesthouse.

Refilled the redbird feeders.
 
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Applied the first coat of the finish paint to the remaining doors & jambs in the guesthouse. Mrs. Ranch said it's amazing how yellow the original paint had become...
 
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Made bread.

Made 2 buttermilk pies, 1 for us & the other for our neighbors.

Fill the starter pots for the peppers. Then planted the bell peppers & the jalapeno seeds.

Put out 3 rolls of hay for the cattle.
 

Titus Bass

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Made bread.

Made 2 buttermilk pies, 1 for us & the other for our neighbors.

Fill the starter pots for the peppers. Then planted the bell peppers & the jalapeno seeds.

Put out 3 rolls of hay for the cattle.
Buttermilk pie.....one of my favorites.....Then again, I never met a pie I didn't like......
 

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Applied the final coat of the finish paint to the remaining doors & jambs in the guesthouse. When the paint was dry, I put the hardware back on. Next up is the ceilings.

Fertilized the asparagus bed as it is forecast to rain 2+ inches tomorrow.

Watered everything in the greenhouse.
 
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As forecasted, its raining here, 3.31" thus far.

Ordered the caladiums for the pots on the back porch.

Received the parts for the yearly maintenance of the garden tractor. Being lazy today, I only replaced the wheels on the mower deck. I'll do the rest of it when I'm more in the mood...
 
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Went & got a haircut & then did the weekly shopping.

Planted oregano seed. I have never grown it before but these are the smallest seeds I have ever seen. These make broccoli seeds look huge!!!

Replaced the wiper blades on Mrs. Ranch's Jeep.
 
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Start the 'begining-of-the-month' chores.

Watered everything in the greenhouse ahead of the incoming cold front (I don't plan on opening it for a few days). Nighttime lows are suppose to be in the lower 20s & it's currently a comfortable 75 degrees.

Took the flags down due to forecasted winds (2 days of 20+MPH)

Harvested more broccoli & bunch of green onions.
 
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Titus Bass

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Start the 'begining-of-the-month' chores.

Water everything in the greenhouse ahead of the incoming cold front (I don't plan on opening for a few days). Nighttime lows are suppose to be in the lower 20s & it's currently a comfortable 75 degrees.

Took the flags down due to forecasted winds (2 days of 20+MPH)

Harvested more broccoli & bunch of green onions.
Looking at mid 20's here. Have all plants moved into J's studio....
 
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