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Archive for February, 2013

TSI on a Sunny Winter Day

Posted on February 24th, 2013

This Saturday I headed to Old Man’s Timber with some hesitation.  As usual, I was really excited to see the 6″ blanket of new snow that arrived on Thursday evening.  Although I didn’t think the snowfall would significantly slow my timber stand work, only time and a little effort would tell.  I have been working […]

Old Man’s Creek – In A Jam

Posted on February 10th, 2013

Similar to last winter, we have been experiencing a fair amount of mixed weather again this year, albeit with slightly colder temperatures for longer durations.  This year, will most likely still end up being warmer than “normal”, but it has been nice to have some seasonable temperatures and recent precipitation. Given that our property lies […]

Old Man's Creek Flow Quietly Along


Posted on February 4th, 2013

Hopefully everyone is getting a chance to enjoy the seasonal weather of this past week!  Last week, the weather was both a concern, and a joy for me.  I had business travel on Sunday to DC, the day that ice covered Eastern Iowa, and back home on Tuesday just before the lastest small snow storm […]

Head Cut

Posted on February 2nd, 2013

As I continue to work towards the north, and the elevation falls from the ridge top to the flood plain, I am exposing a couple of head cuts that have formed over the years.  These head cuts were likely initiated as a result of the increase run-off originating from row cropped field at the upland.  […]