Annual Maintenance

As cool nights and early sunsets roll into October, we squeeze out every last minute of the day in a last dash to get our farm work done before frost sets in. Mid July is always seductive with long, hot and dry days that tease that they’ll go one forever. Then late September reveals that conceit with the surprise of sunset while you’re still working. And so it goes, with the fall foliage, we make account of our season’s work, and repair the dents, dings and breaks to our equipment, hoping to stretch it all out another year.

And Fickle Pig runs as fickle as ever. But this 50 year old welder is in better shape than this 50 year old (well, 50+) farmer.

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