drove home from Lindsborg just in time for the Achievement 4H
dinner. Layton received several awards. Marit got her first
year pin!! They attended 4-H Sunday at the Catholic Church this
In the afternoon we helped decorate the spook house for the
Boo Bash at Halloween.
some more Milo today. Fortunately our grain elevator is not
filled as so many others are. Our Dighton Co-op holds about
4 million bushels in the entire system.
had a conference call about the Wheathearts upcoming Festival
of Breads. We co-sponsor it with the Kansas Wheat Commission.
It will be in April. Louise is the president of the Kansas Wheathearts,
sponsors of Wheatmania.
football game for JV and we won.
is getting colder all the time but leaves are still green. No
hard freeze which would sure help this Milo.
much cutting now, as it is green due to sucker heads. Vance
continues to work on stories. Got a call that we'll have a Chinese
visitor tomorrow--one of the guides who led Louise with her
Kansas Ag and Rural Leadership (KARL) class III in China.
Marit loves to draw pictures. She's making them for Halloween
decorations. There was a Kansas Health and Environment Dept.
meeting here addressing the questions people have about large-scale
swine production. There 's lots of division on the issue and
fears to be addressed. It was an excellent informative meeting.
Phillip loves Kansas. He is the one from China. He said he could
feel how friendly the people are in Kansas especially when he
was just in Los Angeles. Louise showed him buffalo, Milo, our
archeological site with its cultures from 12,000 years ago.
He visited schools, our museum and our home. He loved it all.
Marit missed school and dance so she could go with Louise to
take Phillip on the grand tour.
wind is really going-40 to 50 miles per hour and cold. The football
team won!! Unbeaten so far.
major blizzard hit. We stayed close to the fire. Vance wrote.
Marit and I read, baked a pie. The snow is blowing horizontal!!
It is really bad. We are suppose to attend a wedding but don't
think we'll venture out plus the roads are now closed.
A neighbor called about another man being lost in the storm.
Fortunately he was found.