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The Farmer’s Wife – Truck Driving Lesson

Truck Driving….Double D clutch!…..Hay Pick Up?….Seriously!!!

We had not been married very long, when George’s parents went away for a short break. No biggy! We were more than capable of running the farm on our own. The only problem was the irrigated Lucerne hay had just been baled and we needed to pick it up before the irrigator came around again. It couldn’t get past the bales laid out on the ground and the water would have destroyed the hay……click for full story

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The Farmer’s Wife is a series of short stories about some of the moments which shaped who I am today. It highlights how planning and control are really only an illusion and that knowing which opportunities to take and when is a gift.

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