Archive for July, 2009

 Howdy friends and neighbors.  I am putting all on notice that I am officially converting to organic farming!  I was out the other day looking across my post-harvested wheat fields assessing the weed situation when I noticed that I’m not going to have to spray weed killer.  The grasshoppers have defoliated, in an eco-friendly way, about all of the weeds that were invading my cropland!  But wait, there’s more!  The ground was covered with what I assume is grasshopper manure!  Unbelievable!  A neighbor of mine, lets call him Jack, made a statement a few years ago that he had grasshoppers with those little miner’s helmets with the light on them because there were so many grasshoppers that they had to work in shifts.  I’m thinking that I may need to go out at night and investigate. (more…)


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 Howdy friends and neighbors.  What a nice weekend we just had!  Western Oklahoma can go from the most un-hospitable, miserable, place on the earth to absolute paradise overnight.  We had temperatures running around 105° F in the shade with a mister plus a dry south wind that George Foreman wishes he could get engineers to reproduce and put in his next George Foreman Grill.  Then, a little cold front blew through and brought a little rain with it, no drought buster, but some measurable rain and this country changed overnight!  Last Saturday and Sunday were gorgeous.  I’ll take the rest of the summer just like last weekend.  Cool and Wet!


I got a good laugh today when I slipped up and listened to the stinking ABC news report on the radio.  I know, I was outside the pick-up, my hands were busy and I didn’t have time to turn it off or change the station.  Are any radio station managers reading this?  Yes, I change the station when the self-righteous news reports come on every stinking hour on the hour.  Do me a huge favor and go ahead and sell that spot to a local business to advertise on.  That would be doing me way more good than the Debbie Downer news report.  Unless they are reporting the latest feel good story about Obama flying across the nation to plant a tree on Earth day or something along those lines.  Then I just laugh because the greenest President ever just burned 9000 gallons of jet fuel to plant one tree.  The reporters are so stupid they don’t even catch stuff like that.  (more…)

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 Howdy friends and neighbors.  Can you believe that they up and put summer in July this year???  It’s funny to hear everyone talk about it being hot.  Yeah, its summer time, it seems to do this every year.  I’ll bet money right now that in January folks will be talking about how cold it is!  Oh, its human nature and it’s something that everyone has in common.  (more…)

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