the little things

this is saving so much time.  dishes on the farm have never been cleaner. we were waiting to do this until we figured out our water softening situation. after reading more about water softening it is said that you should not drink softened water and that the salt that is used has its own set...
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drought

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.84 or 1.3 inches of rain

i’m just saying…  normally not big news but to us a BIG DEAL!  YEAH.  back up to 1400 gallons of rain water and a few days break from hand watering.  it has been a heroic effort between anna, abbie, amber, lucas, christina, emily, and others.  we figure you can water about 50 gallons an hour...
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ingervision

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rain pics

i cannot remember being so happy about rain.  everything got lots to drink and looks like we captured all 900 gallons that 1.31 should yield off half of our barn roof.
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water update

well it has not rained in some time and we are in the middle of a big heat wave. we started out the weekend using our sprinkler setup pumping from our water tank that was pretty much full. On friday evening our well water went murky.  we suspect that we might have run it low...
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