Daily Archives: June 11, 2012

Making Hay

Making Hay

The title of this article is deceiving as I am not going to talk about making hay. This is what you would want to do when the sun is shining.

Instead, I want to talk to you about what to do when it’s raining, especially if it hasn’t been raining enough.

When we moved to Tyler, almost exactly one year ago, we were told that the area was having the most severe drought in a hundred years. But, it really didn’t seem that “droughty”. ┬áThere were trees that seemed fine, the grass was a little frayed but not dead, and it wasn’t until August that we were officially issued a “burn ban” in our county.

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