Farm Equipment out in the Cold

Unfortunately, we don’t have enough shed space to park all of our equipment under roof so some of it has to endure the elements unprotected. This isn’t good because then the water and the sun has it’s way with the unprotected metal and rubber, etc.

Seeing this photograph reminded me of a book I had when just a budding farmer, “Corny Cornpicker Finds a Home” and one of the illustrations of the equipment braving the winter weather.


I now can explain my tendency over the years to anthropomorphize equipment and other inanimate objects. I take solace in knowing I’m not the only one with this seeming psychotic behavior. Have you ever found yourself cursing at your car or vacuum or computer? Or perhaps praising it for a job well done? I thought so. And isn’t that farm equipment cute when they’re smiling…

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