I had a variety of topics from which to choose this week, however I choose gardening. I did not choose it because summer has begun; I chose it with hopes that you will read this column on a nice day and prior to our next frost or deluge. Gardening lasts but one day here in … Continue reading A time to grow
Hi Dave, This letter is going to be a laundry list, therefore it will be like most of the letters I send your way. First off, I have a video recommendation. I recently received “President Reagan: The Great Speeches,” from my Netflix account. I sometimes forget that I am now old and that there are … Continue reading Letter to Dave
I went to tthe VSCA National snowmobile show yesterday at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Theif River Falls, Minnesota. I created an album of pictures I took while I attended. Here's the link grantnelson00.tripod.com/jdx8pics/ Show's still going today. Ends at 4 pm.
(This picture is one of the hay trolleys that hangs from the perimeter of our porch-GN) Most of my collections are farm related, and fairly unique. If I were an unsupervised single man, I would probably have a collection of bull chips in the shape of famous people or something equally odd. Fortunately, I am … Continue reading Hay Trolleys
I write my column at a twenty one inch computer screen, it fit into our computer desk like a jet engine fits into a Chevy Vega. I should benefit from the extra screen space but I only see what gets under, around or past our cats, Magoo and Twitch. They have learned, from years of … Continue reading Cottage Cheese Cats
Trees provide shade, cattle need shade; trees and cattle are a good combination. Cattle can be hard on trees however, so maybe trees get the short end of this relationship. Last week one tree evened the score at our little farm. I came home from work in the mid-afternoon. The cattle are now out on … Continue reading A Tree’s Revenge