Tag Archives: farm life
This has been the finest day for nearly two weeks. I have been chopping wood on the forty all day. Yesterday Henry and I put the fence in order around the north piece of Peacock’s stock pasture.
Has been a very fine day tho a raw wind has blown all day from the N.E. We spent the day in sawing wood in the yard. Harve took a cord of wood to Perkins’ which I sold while in … Continue reading
As I have made no entries since the 3rd, the record of last week has been somewhat neglected. The weather being excessively cold, little was done save some necessary chores and they were not well done. The weather has been … Continue reading
A very bad day for anything. Yesterday began with a light rain which continued until evening when it started to snow, and kept it up until this morning and now, a strong wind having blown all day from the North; … Continue reading
A dark day. The sky has been overcast nearly all day and now at ten o’clock it has been sifting soft snow which melts nearly as fast as it falls. Yesterday was Thanksgiving Day. I worked on the grade in … Continue reading
Last night brot the first real taste of winter. A little snow and a big freeze so of course the ground plowed quite hard today. I made very good headway on the grade today: expect to finish the East end … Continue reading
A fine day, a strong south west wind has blown all day. Tonight the sky is overcast and I fear for the weather. Harve went to Dakota today. I began work on the fill at Cedar Creek bridge.
This morning was the most marked by frost of any of the season as it hung from every light substance until noon. This forenoon I count nearly lost to me, as I waited at the bridge to see Toyne until … Continue reading
A most disagreeable spell of weather. It rained quite hard last night, so I did not go to the field in the A.M.; picked a load in the afternoon. It is raining now at 10 o’clock. Yesterday I went to … Continue reading
A slight rain which began last night and continued thro’ the forenoon kept me out of the cornfield, & in the afternoon I helped Harve haul hay.