"Unless the Lord builds the house, the builders labor in vain.
Unless the Lord watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain."
~Psalm 127:1

May 19, 2014

My expectations vs. Farm life

I just have to laugh at my expectations vs. the reality of farm life sometimes.

Phone call from Josiah- "Can you come out to the shop and hold something for me."

Me- "Sure."  What I think that means is hold something in place for about 10 minutes max. then be free to go finish what I had been doing.


One and a half hours later, I find myself perched on top of a fertilizer tank holding a giant hose wearing gloves and safety goggles (working on my tan I guess), mixing up the contents of the tank, thinking about how funny the situation was.  Not a hard job, but I should ask for more specifics next time.  What Josiah asks and what I expect are not at all the same sometimes.


In other news, we started planting our corn today!  And I am an aunt, about a month earlier than expected, but everyone is doing well and everyone is super excited!

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