February 21 Raining this morning on and off. Now pouring most of the afternoon. Hope the sump pumps keep up. Guess we've had close to 2". Guys took 2 loads of iron in. Jim fed at the barn. Orphan doing great and growing. Shipped several parts out and lots of calls. Forgot today was Presidents' Day, no mail. So, the mail got soaked in the box I put out. February 22 Had 2 customers come in f...
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Monday, February 21 Happy President’s Day! A Monday like this when we are out of school is such a blessing. I had time to actually enjoy the entire weekend, and I still had a full day to catch up on a ton of work! So, I spent today doing just that. Most of the morning and early afternoon I spent shopping and gathering supplies for my Ag Science II students. Students in those classes are desig...
Monday February 21 Robbie left to do the feeding before school. Sam left for work. This morning we all woke up to a very cold wet day. It's hard to believe 35 years ago today, Sam and I were married. It seems like the years have gone by so fast. We have been very blessed. It actually rained on that day as well. Only back then the temperature was warmer around 60-65 degrees. Days like this you ...
February 14 Happy Valentine's Day. Not as warm today Wind blowing so the windchill goes right through you! Jim fed this morning at the barn. Nicholas brought in parts to ship. Customer came in and looked at a backhoe. Several phone calls.Nick took a load of iron in that was loaded yesterday. Nicholas working on the flat tire. What a chore with such a big tire. He fed at Preble County last nig...
Monday February 14 Happy Valentine's Day. Sam gets up to go to work and Robbie goes to the barn to feed the heifers and check and see if there are any new baby lambs. When he gets to the barn he found a new set of triplets. After feeding and checking to see that everything is o.k. he went on to school. When Robbie gets off school he always checks on the babies. The triplets are a litttle weak ...
Monday, February 14 Today was a combination of hearing students talk about how excited they were about Valentine’s Day, and hearing others complain about its existence. One of the things that I love most about my job is interacting with students and truly getting to know them as individuals. Every student is so unique, and being able to understand and work with them as individuals is what makes ...
Monday, February 7 Turned cows out on Mill Rd. to go to the creek to drink. This sure helps not having to drag the hoses out and hook up. Wet snow this morning. Working on boxing a shipment of parts to Canada. Nicholas and Austin delivered 30 bales of hay to the horse farm on Woodsdale. Then Austin and I went to rental farm and fed round bales. Too muddy to pull silage wagon out, so we'll wait for...
This has been a very busy week for the Casey Family. We know have nine baby lambs and all are doing very well. Each day the sheep get fed twice a day. They get fed grain which includes corn, oats, salt, mineral, and supplement which is protein. Each momma gets about 2 pounds of feed along with alfafa hay and all the water they want. This week we had 1,000 pounds of feed mixed for them. This wi...
Monday, February 7 Today was a pretty typical day of school. A highlight in my freshmen classes was that Di Schroeder spoke to them about how to handle rabbits and how to identify signs of good or poor health in rabbits. Di visited each class and explained in detail how to hold, carry, and flip each rabbit. As part of their grade for the rabbit project, students will be expected to perform thes...
Monday, January 31, 2010 The last day of the month and this will be the end for my diary. I made another trip today to Greenville, OH to deliver corn to the ethanol plant. The weather sounds bad for the rest of the week. The worldwide grain shortage has pushed the price a little higher this past week. This has been a great help to farmers to cover their expenses for the upcoming year. Everything w...
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