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Midwest Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving in the Midwest is closer to the original feast of the Pilgrims and Indians than any other place in the USA. I don’t mean to imply people from large metropolitan areas, the coasts or mountain states have a lesser appreciation … Continue reading

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Almost Done

As I finished up my chores (chores?  Geez, sounds like a farmer) at the lake, I noticed the farmer across the road was picking his last row of corn. The farmer was probably elated, and a little relieved, to get … Continue reading

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Squirt!

One of the best exhibits at the Iowa State fair is the Children’s Farm.  Kids plant the seeds, harvest the crop, take it to the market, sell it, and receive payment that they cash in for an ice cream bar on … Continue reading

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Mutant Apple

Where did this odd ball come from?  Picking apples at a commercial apple farm near Mondamin, Iowa has become an annual fall ritual for me and the fam.  Clean country air, several varieties to choose from, and lots of fun. … Continue reading

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Corn Crib

This poor corn crib has survived one too many “bin busters”, record yielding harvests.  But, with this year’s record-setting drought throughout the Midwest, the corn cribs will likely be little used, let alone bursting at the seams. Thought for the … Continue reading

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Vermont Harvest

Scratch another one off my Bucket List, the fall colors of New England.  I found that catching the turning leaves at their peak can be a crap shoot, and a day or two either way can make a big difference. … Continue reading

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Harvest Time

This will be my last post for a couple of weeks.  While you’re out picking apples, I’ll be in New England.  See you in a coupla weeks; thanks for reading my blog. Thought for the Day:  He that is good … Continue reading

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