parents, sister, Marit and Layton, and Louise attended one of
the Lutheran churches in Lindsborg. Ate brunch and headed back
to the farm. The October meeting of our Eager Beavers 4-H Club
is a pizza costume party tonight at 6 p.m. The wind blew hard
all the way home and rained along the way.
4-H was fun--Marit was a witch, Louise a devil, Layton a soldier.
Marit led her first song as the new song leader.
school so we slept in, worked around the house. Dr. Merle Witt,
a KSU agronomist at the Garden City Experiment Station, arrived
to look at triticale plus get some seed for his research. Vance
talked with him.
Vance had some writing to do as well as phone interviews. Marit
and Layton had their piano lessons. Then Layton left for a JV
football game at Quinter--60 miles from home. Marit and Louise
cheered at the game, which Dighton won!!
worked on a drill that needed repair. Louise dug out some zinnia
beds plus some weeds. She drove to Scott City to get the computer
that needed some attention and spent a lot of time with the
cyberspace expert--2 hours getting some much-needed tips.
Vance and Louise took a windshield trip of the farm looking
at fields--about an hour. We both need to know what is going
on so we can make informed decisions. Marit and Louise worked
at concessions for 4-H. The kids really enjoy this activity
which is our club fundraiser. Only one more to go for the season.
Louise confirmed the tickets for her and Vance to travel to
Poland to visit a seed company there.
to cut Milo but it is a little wet. Vance is now working on
stories for farm publications. This story is on corn. He calls
farmers and researchers for information. He then writes a story.
The magazine pays him for the story and photos.
Marit had dance class. Louise ordered books from the library
to study about Poland. Layton drove to Scott to practice with
the church choir.
concession stand for 4-H--the last for the season. Marit and
I helped and Layton. Then home. Some Milo did get cut and doing
well--105 bushels to the acre. Louise had an Area Mental Health
Board meeting in Garden City. Marit stayed with Vance. She played
in a huge sand pile. The sand is for a shed.
Milo cutting. Yea!! Another football game and we beat Ellis.
drove to Lindsborg to pick up her parents, then on to Manhattan
to get son Cole. Then on to Topeka, where we heard the great
Dr. Martin Marty speak at the 25th anniversary of the Kansas
Marit checked fields with Vance. She loves to go with her dad.
Layton worked on homework and music.