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Lived to weasel again

The combine harvester turned right, I continued straight ahead and the arrow marks the spot your beloved weasel nearly got harvested. Who knew he’d drop his reel right onto a bike path?

Yes, that thing on the front is called a reel. I looked it up.

But jiminy christmas, the harvest? On the 14th of July? That’s like six weeks early. What is going on?

Also, this year there are both square bales and cylindrical ones. Two different balers, I guess. It ain’t right.

Have a good weekend, y’all!


Comment from ExpressoBold Pureblood
Time: July 14, 2023, 7:10 pm

Blessed Bastille Day all ye Francophiles and Gallophiles!


Comment from OldFert
Time: July 14, 2023, 8:04 pm

Since no one else commented, this is a rerun.

Well, I finished the interview linked yesterday. Pretty good.

Not previously familiar with Andrew Tate (I thought he was the boss on Bewitched). Interesting fellow. Good interview. I like how Tucker lets the interviewee talk.

It was worth the 2.5 hours; you can break it up. I was drawn in, though, and I’m retired.

Comment from Pupster
Time: July 14, 2023, 10:35 pm

Is wheat? Yeah you gots to keep your head on a swivel around the combines, have you got any hi-viz gear?

Comment from durnedyankee
Time: July 14, 2023, 11:48 pm

Round and Round the bicycle path
The farmer chased the weasel….

Comment from OldFert
Time: July 15, 2023, 9:52 am

Just discovered tuckerontwitter is posted at
I thought I had checked that.

No need you posting links to his twitter.

Thanks again, though.

Comment from Armybrat
Time: July 16, 2023, 12:21 am

I lived 20 years in KS. One of the more remarkable things I’ve seen was on a drive in northwestern KS in harvest season. Crested a hill on a road and looked down onto a field of golden wheat…and 10 combines in staggered pattern. Golden wheat from horizon to horizon. Those 10 combines had cut only a lane thru that wheat. That’s some amazing amount of land.

Comment from ExpressoBold Pureblood
Time: July 16, 2023, 7:27 pm

Jane Birkin makes an exit:

Jane Mallory Birkin, OBE (14 December 1946 – 16 July 2023)


Comment from svs
Time: July 16, 2023, 10:34 pm


I was just scrolling around youtube and the algo suggested this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bhowbQ88fU&list=RDGMEMYQNnkCeucvXPZmorerFbHgVM7bhowbQ88fU&start_radio=1

It’s a song called Chicken Rhythm, which made me think of you; Hank Wangford (for it is him) called it ‘the stupidest song in the world’. He may be right.

The link is to the first song in a playlist. There are few in the list I haven’t listened to, but the rest of them are great! (Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats have a great name, and some really good songs.)

Comment from Deborah HH
Time: July 17, 2023, 3:53 pm

I have four versions of a favorite scene stored in my memory:
1. the barest green blush of emerging wheat in late summer.
2. snow on a field of ankle-high winter wheat.
3. lush spring green wheat waving in the field.
4. Combines cutting golden wheat in summer.

I always thought I’d paint the scenes, but I haven’t.

Comment from S. Weasel
Time: July 17, 2023, 6:46 pm

I looked on Tucker’s site and didn’t see his Twitter videos, OldFert. Unless that’s changed since last week, he isn’t reposting them there.

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