Sunday November 1, 2020 Guerneville CA.
When my brother harvests potatoes he always has some with defects and some that get hit from the digger that are rejects and can’t be sold at the farmer’s market so it’s a good source of corn free food for me.
The potatoes keep better in the fridge so that’s where I put them as there’s not much else in my fridge.
I grabbed a few reject onions too that were starting to sprout, good enough for me.
Then I walked over to the neighbor’s that I was talking chickens with about a week ago to see what they got in new chickens. The new chickens looked good and we talked chickens for a bit.
Pipe crossing work
I still have one more spring water pipe crossing to do so I rode the quad runner up into the hills to the spot here and parked by the pipe so I can stand on the quad to get the pipe down off the pipe pole to move it, but I didn’t get around to that today as I had more work to do first.
I needed to get the water pipe down this steep hill to the pipe crossing on the road at the lower left of the picture but it was steep and so a trial needed to be made to put the pipe on and make a place for me to work on it.
So I started to work on the trail which was slow going as the ground is dry right now. A little rain would loosen things up a bit and make the job a lot easier. But since I wanted to get his crossing done I dug away with lots of breaks between the working part.
I figure I got a little over half of the trail done by about 5 when I quit. Actually I quit at 4 but I thought it was 5. Daylight savings time was up today but I didn’t find that out until this evening.
Water tank problem
On the way home I looked at the water level in our water tanks and was surprised to find them half empty or half full.
Hummmmm, That shouldn’t be so I had a better look at things and found all the water falling off the top of the input tank. It seems the other day when I worked on the crossing here I pulled the plastic water line off the top of the tank so now no water was getting into the tanks.
Need help fixing it
Well I don’t’ like heights, especially at this later age so I went down to talk with my brother Tom that used to build these tanks for a living for wine and told him about it and asked him to fix it tomorrow.
Good to catch that before the tanks were completely out of water.
It was about this time I discovered the time change so the day was all of a sudden done and it was getting dark.
Nice day working in the forest.