Thursday, November 18, 2010

Hauling Hay Home

 In GriggDakota we know that you make hay while the sun shines.
So, that is what Cattleman Jim did.
Now that it is November, it is time to bring it home.
The last bale from this field is placed on the trailer.
 Although the land is posted and he is not hunting, it is good to keep a bit of orange on for visibility. When working outdoors during hunting season we wear a blaze orange vest or sweatshirt and cap.
 Cattleman Jim pulls the trailer toward home.
The field looks lonely and is lumpy with pocket gopher mounds, some fresh.
 Trees wave goodbye as he passes. There won't be much activity here until Spring.
 These trees have grabbed twine from bales of previous loads and hold it out as an offering to the last load. They stand bare and ready for winter as we continue to prepare.

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