Today is the Ides of March…the Ides of March the date on which Julius Caesar was assassinated in 44 BC. Caesar was stabbed to death at a meeting led by Brutus and Cassius. A seer had warned that hime harm would come to Caesar no later than the Ides of March (See Wikipedia).
For me it also seems to be a date when the weather starts to shift. Yesterday we had lots of wind! Huge stiff wind gusts. But today…it’s cold and beautiful.
A update on the farming—
first is disking
then either plowing or ripping depending on the soil and what was grown in that field last year.
After leveling will be marking, irrigation and then planting.
The conversation every evening goes like this: “I sure am tired. I don’t know WHY I wanted to farm again.”
“Well, goodness! Anyone would be tired after eight hours on a tractor.”
“I guess.” he replies…”but I don’t think of hours, I think of acres.”
“Okay…anyone would be tired after acres and acres and acres on a tractor.”
Then morning comes——
Then with a smile and wave he’s out the door, fueling up the tractor and leaving the farm yard in a little puff of dirt.
From our western Colorado farm •❥*◝◟¸* to you!