Hurricane Isaac's approach to Arkansas and the Midwestern states couldn't be more of a blessing. These areas are in great need of significant rainfall. My thoughts go out to those affected by the significant flooding and wind damage on the coasts of Mississippi and Louisiana. Even though some forecasts are calling for up to 8 inches … Continue reading Isaac brings rain, worries and relief for Arkansas drought
We have been pretty lucky this week in Arkansas. After being in the high 90s and 100s since May, we never even reached 80 degrees on Thursday as rain fell throughout much of the day. Almost two inches by the time I headed to the house! Of course I started the day by waking to … Continue reading Photo Friday: Cloud Watch
Remember this scene from early May as I described the two feet of rainfall received in the month of April? What happened to all of that water? We will miss out on our second of three cuttings of hay this year, ponds are getting shallow, and grass in the pastures is at a standstill. AND … Continue reading Photo Friday: Where is the Water?
I have seen just about everything Arkansas weather has to offer the ranch today. Tornado warnings, rain, hail, wind, floods, 30 degree temperature swings, lightning, and now sun! Everything but snow and fire. Guess I could light a match and shave some ice and fix that problem.As soon as I steped out the door this … Continue reading Tornadoes, Tack, and Laundry
After the weatherman said something about getting rid of the rain, it made me think of a few posts I have done in the past. "If we don't have rain, we don't have anything..."And just for fun, here's Luke Bryan's Rain is a Good Thing.So get out there today and enjoy the rain, because it … Continue reading Every Thing Depends on Rain