Category Archives: Days of Yore

Miscellaneous Things

Just like the title says, I couldn’t decide which pictures were the ones I most wanted to post.  So it’s going to be a conglomeration of things instead.   Mostly spring things, like a crocus, and a hawk on a cloudy … Continue reading

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Shovels

Once upon a time, before we had the drill before the drill we have now, we used a shoveled cultivator for seeding.  Probably one of my first duties ever, was to sit underneath the cultivator every spring and change the … Continue reading

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Windmills

I am pretty sure that back when people used windmills to run things and to get water to their farms, they did not have problems around here.  At least that is the way it seemed this week.  It was plenty … Continue reading

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‘500’

We have some older vehicles on our yard.  Some of which I cannot drive.  One, in particular, the fuel truck, I am sure has a personal grievance against me because I can’t start it.  I think I have managed to … Continue reading

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History

My great-grandparents built the farm that I grew up on.  They had six kids, one of which was my grandpa.  He married my grandma and took over the farm, while several of his siblings married and moved to farms within … Continue reading

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Trucks

Farm trucks are kind of important around here.  You need something that you can hop into with greasy and dirty clothes on and drive to the field or for parts or whatever.  But you also need something to drive around … Continue reading

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Buildings

I like old buildings.  They all have different stories about their lives and what they were used for.  Some buildings start out as one thing and end up transformed into something completely different, sometimes several times.  Some buildings are only … Continue reading

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