Motivation Friday

Thursday, May 28, 2009
I haven't done much sewing except to cut the Disappearing 9 Patch blocks. I have some errands I HAVE to get done in the afternoon, but I should be far enough ahead of Ken and the planter that it shouldn't matter. "Annie the Anteater" has a tummy ache and needs to see a tractor doctor, we rented another tractor so we aren't held up. I admit, I really MISS Annie, she is easier to turn, has more power (although she is rated 155hp, and the tractor we rented is supposed to 195hp!) and I can pull through wet spots easier. But beggars can't be choosy!

This tractor is a Case IH 7240 front wheel assist. Annie is much older, a Case IH 3588--2+2. That means she is a full time 4 wheel drive. "Big Red" is pretty and shiny, has a nice interior and a comfy seat. And the radio looks fancy, but I haven't tried it.

6 comments:

pdudgeon said...

something i've always wondered...how many miles to the gallon do you get in a tractor? and wouldn't it be something if they used ethenol? Just think--you could be planting your next gallon of fuel.

MightyMom said...

well, now that you've brushed up on the manual it should be no problem right? hee hee

have fun!

Hope Annie feels better soon!

Quiltin' LibraryLady said...

Quite the rig to tool around in...all I get to drive is a '91 Buick.

JuJu said...

Hey Girl, you can't farm without the radio blasting!!! LOLOL

Henrietta said...

Gosh that Buick is older than my Saturn! Way to go!

Becky said...

Glad that Miss Annie has such a supporter! I feel that way about my sewing machines. They are not the latest and greatest, but they do the work I ask of them. You need to have Ken take a photo of you in Annie. Your the first friend that I have that drives a tractor. Love the reports! My husband's family has farm land, but they rent the land to local farmers.