Saturday, September 1, 2012

Harvest is....

  • Family teamwork to the max
  • Being teased on the CB's and not being able to defend oneself because "oneself's" CB isn't working :)
  • Feeling close to your family
  • Watching the sun go down nearly every night for weeks in a row
  • Sitting 'round and doing nothing one second.... then being in an insane rush the next
  • Racing certain family members across the field with tractor and combine ("winks" to gramps :)
  • Playing hide-and-seek with little brother in the tall slough grass when we are parked beside it
  • Listening to the sounds of the night
  • Reading story after story to siblings
  • Reading to myself for hours on end while waiting for the combines to fill up
  • Rushing to get canning done in the morning so that you are free to combine in the afternoon
  • No air conditioner
  • Sweaty
  • Dusty 
  • Itchy
  • No complaining even though every single person has lots that they could complain about
  • Coming inside at midnight to find your sisters watching a movie, then sitting down to help them finish watching it... being too tired to sleep
  • Being extra specially glad to see the F-350 coming into view around suppertime
  • Chorusing our "very good's" on the CB to the girls at home whom ALWAYS made VERY GOOD meals

  • Seeing the joy on toddlers' face as they ride in the combine with Grandpa/Daddy
  • Hearing little brother say "when I grow up I want to be a grain cart driver"
And last but certainly not least
Harvest is.....


Anonymous said...


I am so excited for you! I am sure you all can now sit back and say whew. Yet I know you all enjoy your harvesting time too :). I liked reading this post!

Love you,

Josh and Rebecca Pauls said...

Nice post! So happy that now you can join for the whole movie, we missed you! :) Oh and sorry for the times when supper was late. :)