Jane's Letters

November 2020

November 2020

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, seems like time just flies. We’ve had a lovely, few weeks, the other day it was raining and dreary, oh, how dismal it seemed! All sunshine isn’t good, but it is nice. Last week Rufus was on the road, visiting Hy-Vee stores in S Dakota and Minnesota. He got into a blizzard-like snowstorm in S Dakota, got a motel earlier than planned. He also had snow in Minneapolis, not as much. And here it was in the 50’s. I was not envious. The orders keep coming in at the plant, we really do need...

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October 2020

October 2020

Fall has arrived, crisp cool mornings and evenings, and by now, cooler days. I like this weather almost as much as spring. We haven’t had a total killing frost yet, sounds like it will next week for sure, if not before.

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September 2020

September 2020

This past week wasn’t quite as warm most days as the one before, in the upper 80’s instead of upper 90’s. Predictions for this week sound much better, in the 60’s for the high a couple of days. I am ready for it; it has been very warm. Last month I wrote how nice and green it is, that changed. It is now dry and brown. The grass crunches when you walk across the yard, there are cracks in the ground. The heat, on top of the dry weather, dried the corn down very fast. The window for silage making...

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August 2020

August 2020

Here we are in August already! Before we know what happened, the summer will be over and fall will be here. We have had rains as needed, the grass is still green and we’ve been mowing every week, which is something to be thankful for in July. It sure does look nicer than brown yards. The crops look very well when you drive the roads, promising a bountiful harvest, provided nothing happens, such as a hail storm, wind, etc. We had company over the weekend, Rufus’ sister Mary, husband Daniel & daughter Jeanette from PA. Daniel’s nephew got married on...

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