September 1st Progress Report

1 Sep

Things at the north end of my farm are moving quickly now!  It’s really starting to look different. Maybe some day I won’t even have to crop out the electric line by the windmill, but for now…

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They are done with removing the concrete and buildings that were up there, and filling it in and smoothing it out.

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The well beneath the windmill has been filled in and sealed.  You can see there’s still some junk to get rid of, but we’re making progress!

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We also got a water line run to beside the building and put a frost free hydrant in.  The trench that’s there now is for the electric line, which should be run soon.

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Up next is fixing the doors and windows and cleaning inside the building.

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Behind the building, we got rid of the fallen tree, and my nephew cleaned out the fencerow.

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The pumpkins are growing and turning!  Soon I’ll be able to see orange all over because the plants are just beginning to die down.

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I can’t believe how much progress we’ve made, and it’s a little scary that next month will be October and time for the pumpkin patch!

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24 Responses to “September 1st Progress Report”

  1. pattisj September 1, 2015 at 11:00 pm #

    Lots accomplished thus far!

    • Teresa September 2, 2015 at 9:46 am #

      It’s been a whirlwind for the last few weeks. It’s not going to slow down either.

  2. Jeanne September 1, 2015 at 11:50 pm #

    Wow! That’s absolutely amazing! You’ve made a lot of progress! Good job!

    • Teresa September 2, 2015 at 9:47 am #

      I am so pleased with the work they’ve done. It looks much better.

  3. Margaret September 2, 2015 at 12:13 am #

    Wow! There has been a lot of working going on there . Looking good.

    • Teresa September 2, 2015 at 9:47 am #

      My nephew is trying to get all this done before he has to start harvesting.

  4. Jan September 2, 2015 at 5:04 am #

    Alot of progress! Wonderful; dreams are becoming your reality. Happy for you! It’s fun seeing all your pictures.

    • Teresa September 2, 2015 at 9:48 am #

      It is just amazing. Just need to finish strong and hopefully, people will come!

  5. Marla aka Crazy Mom September 2, 2015 at 7:25 am #

    Good luck with your patch. It should be a lot of fun. My pumpkins did not do well this year – I think due to the rainy, cool, early-summer weather.

    • Teresa September 2, 2015 at 9:48 am #

      I was worried about my pumpkins with all the rain, but our work of tiling seems to have paid off.

  6. WolfSong September 2, 2015 at 7:27 am #

    All this progress is so exciting!! 😀

    • Teresa September 2, 2015 at 9:49 am #

      It is! I’ve been wanting to clean up this area and do something with it long before I bought it.

  7. Claire Moxon September 2, 2015 at 8:51 am #

    Wow! The progress is tremendous! I’m so excited for you – change can bring new options and breathe new life into our souls. It must be so rewarding for you to see all the wonderful changes happening on your farm!

    • Teresa September 2, 2015 at 9:49 am #

      It is wonderful to see the transformation. I really do hope it helps to propel my life in a new and exciting direction.

  8. hedgewitch September 2, 2015 at 9:10 am #

    Really looking good, Teresa! And a tremendous amount of work accomplished. Kudos to all of you.

    • Teresa September 2, 2015 at 9:50 am #

      Luckily, I mostly get to write the checks; although, it might be fun to try my hand at the bulldozer. 😉

  9. TexWisGirl September 2, 2015 at 3:16 pm #

    hooray!

    • Teresa September 4, 2015 at 7:00 am #

      That’s a huge hooray!

  10. CountryMum September 2, 2015 at 6:57 pm #

    You are making great progress.

    • Teresa September 4, 2015 at 7:01 am #

      We are certainly making progress, but there’s so much left to do.

  11. Freda Labianca September 2, 2015 at 7:18 pm #

    Been very busy around the farm. Pumpkins are coming along nicely. My sister just gave me acorn squash from her garden yesterday. I love this time of year for the produce!

    • Teresa September 4, 2015 at 7:01 am #

      I do love the harvest season.

  12. glassicartistry September 3, 2015 at 7:57 am #

    Holy Goat! Drove your road the other day and noticed all the work in progress. Lots of positive energy flowing out there! What a fun and exciting time for you!

    • Teresa September 4, 2015 at 7:03 am #

      There’s a lot going on. Good thing messes are a sign of progress. 😉

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