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Time To Cut The Hay

Hay cutting in Sept

It’s time to cut and roll the hay again. Although the fields flourish with an abundance of grass, the days are getting shorter, the slant of the sun says “September,” and this week’s forecast calls for no rain.

The tractor sleeps

The tractor mowed all day Saturday and rested as the sun set. The next day would require resilience.

Hay rolls in the haze

Ten hours later, the finished product dots the landscape, and the hay rolls dry in the haze.

Would that we fretting humans could tend to that which we need to tend like the tractor cuts hay…methodically and timely. Do what we can and forget the rest.

the tractor rests

As I recently remarked to a very dear friend: “The shit takes care of itself; we must take care of ourselves.”

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