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Rain Rain Go Away

It’s been a wet spring in Carver County Minnesota.  Farmers are waiting to get into the fields to get planting.  Southwestern Minnesota is in better shape in that regard with much of it being planted by Memorial Day. Drier weather … Continue reading

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American Farm House

Farm houses like this one dot the midwest.  They were economical to build and to add onto as the farm and family grew.  This one is in Southwestern Minnesota.  There is only one other building, a corn crib and the … Continue reading

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Morning on the Farm

Morning on the farm. The farmer is out doing chores and will return to the warmth of the house soon for a cup of coffee and some breakfast. The light in the farm house promises warmth and comfort.     … Continue reading

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Corn Shelling at WCAPC Show

So as I alluded to in the last post, a more in depth post about one subject at the West Central Antique Power Collectors show in Blomkest, MN was coming.  Here it is. I arrived about an hour after the … Continue reading

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A place to grow up

This farm caught my eye because the way it was tucked into the land.  It looks like it would have been a great farm to grow up on as a kid.  Slough, woods, hills.  All the makings of adventures.

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Harvest 2012 Color

It’s been so dull and rainy lately that I crave color.  Our colder than normal spring has keep the fields in a state of brownish black with a very light mottling of green as the corn tries to grow. This … Continue reading

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The local creamery

  Creameries are a common site in many Minnesota towns.  Most are closed, many have been demolished.  Some are the best built or most interesting building in the town.  Creameries sprung up as a way for local milk producers to … Continue reading

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