Peevish Pen

Ruminations on reading, writing, rural living, retirement, aging—and sometimes cats. And maybe a border collie or other critters.

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Location: Rural Virginia, United States

I'm an elderly retired teacher who writes. Among my books are Ferradiddledumday (Appalachian version of the Rumpelstiltskin story), Stuck (middle grade paranormal novel), Patches on the Same Quilt (novel set in Franklin County, VA), Them That Go (an Appalachian novel), Miracle of the Concrete Jesus & Other Stories, and several Kindle ebooks.

Monday, May 25, 2015

May Hay Day

Our hay is usually cut in June, but Polecat Creek Farm was ready in May.  Yesterday, May 24, was a perfect day to rake and bale the hay that was cut on Friday. The sun was bright, there were few if any clouds. A gentle breeze was blowing.

Raked hay on the point field. 
Another view of point field.

Raking the back field.

Another view of the back field.

Waves of raked hay.

In the top field.

A few rows raked in the top field.

Hay waiting to be raked in the side field.

Baled hay on the point field.

Baled hay on the top field.

Closeup of a bale.

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