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Spring Has Sprung

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It really is nice to see more brown than white.  Most of the fields have melted away and we are into the mud season.  Although that seems to be passing fairly fast.  Some judicious hoe work and the yard is starting to dry nicely.  And once again I decide to put 140 cubic yards of gravel on the yard roundabouts.  The trick will be getting about 600 feet of geotextile to keep it all from sinking into the morass.

We've spread a lot of gravel, ditched, and culverted the main drive and it is miraculously dry.  A far cry from being the local legend that it was.  One of the first conversations starters was " so how's your driveway?"  Now the reply is " Just fine - but you will want to avoid the part past the top gate if you don't have a four wheel drive vehicle."

We happened across the deal of deals in farm machinery.  For health reasons A neighbour has decided to move from Zone 2 to a more comfortable zone 4 and live in an apartment.  We were over at their p…

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