Summer Days Always Best For Making Hay

Make hay when the sun shines.

That common saying is a logical one too, except for those folks who bale at night or in damp conditions “to save the leaves.” Still, most hay is harvested on summer’s hottest and sunniest days. Hay is a cowboy’s crop, other than calves and colts, because livestock needs hay when housed out of pasture or grass becomes extinct.

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Grand Ole School Days Basis For Lifetime Of Learning

First day of school is the beginning of the best days of the rest of a person’s life.

We were reminded of that with the “so early” start of school. Ours always began either the day before or the day after Labor Day, except for one year, and we know for certain, the first one half day of school was on Labor Day. We remember it specifically because Mom and Dad picked us up at noon, and we went to see our uncle in Wichita.

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Power To Command Nature Most Apparent In Lightning

Lightning never strikes in the same place twice.

So the saying goes, and God forbid it ever hits the same spot where we are.

Technically, lightning is caused by the discharge of electricity between clouds or sandwiched amid clouds and the earth. During a thunderstorm, there is a buildup of rain in clouds which gather electricity until the cloud’s surface is insufficient to carry the charge, and a discharge takes place, producing a brilliant flash of light and thunderclap.

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