This fence was built in 1983, so today Grandpa, Grandma, Mary, and I had some “stitch in time” work to do before weaning.

Hard, laborus work usually leads me to deeper thinking and a true appreciation of technology and advancements.
“The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.” ―Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Setting a post.
“Diversification is a protection against ignorance. It makes very little sense for those who know what they’re doing.” – Warren Buffett
Trying not to make hammer tracks, I can see why carpenters have nail guns…uffda!
One of my favorite ladies to dwell on:
“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” -Mother Teresa
Thank goodness he’s patient enough to teach me. His arm is starting to give out on him…so I guess that makes me his right arm helper.🔨
“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”-Proverb
With below freezing temperatures, we went around and turned off all of the hydrants we don’t use in the winter so they could back drain and not freeze and break.
Watching us work from a warm pick up. It was a sleety, windy, and blustery afternoon.
A warm, cozy house, and a tasty meal, felt really good this evening.
“A baby is God’s opinion that the world should go on.”
Carl Sandburg
My phone says this picture was taken on this day last year, amazing what moisture does for corn and pumpkins!