Post Archives from the ‘Adventures of Vineyard Installation’ Category
Yes Mam' it's Monday (May 5th)!!! Big kids and Mom left last night for the valley, so they can get to school and get the"real job" tasks out of the way, and pick up the laundry list of items needed for the week. Dad and littlest are working as fast and hard as they can on the vineyard to prepare for the planting. He … Continue reading the story "Day 33 – Fffwhoo!"
It's Friday (5 days till vines arrive). Today brother continues to...you guessed it!!.. drill holes! He is almost done. Justin had a set of headphones so at least Seth can listen to music now...I was starting to wonder if the alone time was getting to him! Kids towing … Continue reading the story "Day 30 – Towing The Line."
As the planting time draws near there are many details and various tasks being taken care and it's hard to keep track of what happened when and where. I'm doing my best to write these down (but I do forget a few things from time to time). Hopefully it's worth sharing to give a sense of the activity, events, time and commitment it takes to put in this vineyard! [caption id="attachment_238" align="aligncenter" … Continue reading the story "Day 26.27.28 – Giddy Up!"
It's Wednesday (I week from when vines arrive) and this morning baby brother was at it early drilling hole after hole after hole...equipment running and 1,486 to go! … Continue reading the story "Day 28 – 1500 Reality Check."Today, he was able to get two rows done by lunch. Seems like great progress! That's close to 130
It's Tuesday!! Today my brother headed out to drill the vine holes with bobcat in tow. I am laughing a little as I write this, just thinking of our naïve thoughts on how long it may take to punch or drill 1,500 holes. Today he headed out anticipating that it would take 2 days... 3 AT THE MOST to get the job done. We never thought … Continue reading the story "Day 27 – Saweet Dear Brother."