GREAT GOLLY! WE GOT GRAVEL!

We are always happy for moisture, but along with it, comes ruts.

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Vile Ruts!

While country life may seem peaceful and serene, there is a lot of work involved.   We are responsible for everything: maintenance, water, sewer, and even roadwork.

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So it’s an exciting day when we are finally fed up with the potholes and ruts and ready to spend some money on gravel.

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I’m always looking for a smallish bit for my pathways in the yard also…..

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It’s Gold Baby!  Pure Gold!

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Now doesn’t that look nice?

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23 thoughts on “GREAT GOLLY! WE GOT GRAVEL!

  1. dayphoto August 10, 2016 / 8:29 pm

    You are SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO right! It is gold! And costs like silver!

    Linda

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  2. Kim Gorman August 11, 2016 / 2:14 am

    Who is that beautiful black dog? One thing I love about your blog is that your life is so completely opposite of my own. I love learning about what farming is like in what I am assuming in the Midwest U.S. So different from my own life.

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    • Donkey Driver August 11, 2016 / 2:40 am

      That is my dog Sara. She loves me so much! Lol! We farm in the central plains. I so appreciate your open mind Kim. What I want to show people, is that although we are maybe bigger farmers than some- We are still a family -We love our farm – We love our land with a passion – We choose to be here – We try so hard to to do the very best for the environment, after all, we live here! Please keep reading Kim, and I do hope you enjoy as you learn. 😀

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  3. Ann Coleman August 11, 2016 / 2:52 am

    It’s all about perspective, isn’t it? Most people don’t think of gravel as much of a blessing, but those who live in the country certainly do!

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  4. aHorseForElinor August 20, 2016 / 2:27 pm

    Yes! Looks fantastic. Always so exciting to get new gravel. I hope to put some in this fall again, although I lack your beautiful toys and will have to do a lot of manual labor. Well, it will take a while 🙂

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    • Donkey Driver August 21, 2016 / 2:14 am

      Ahhhh, the right equipment sure does make it easier…..but maybe the manual labor is why you look so pretty riding your horse! 😉

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      • aHorseForElinor August 21, 2016 / 6:24 am

        😉 I chalk that up to long distance running, but thank you!
        My next gravel project is more of a backbreaking, wrinkle making type of ordeal 🙂

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      • Donkey Driver August 21, 2016 / 4:15 pm

        Oh bummer! If I was close, I would come help you.

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      • aHorseForElinor August 21, 2016 / 4:43 pm

        Haha, love it! (The vision of you driving down the highway with a helpful tractor. For 3 days!)

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