Goodland just got a little brighter with the visit of our good friend Barry. He's from my neck of the woods in Wichita, but he had been nerding it out in Denver at DrupalCon 2012 all week. We were sad to miss his wife Paige, as she stayed home contemplating all the ways such a conference could damage her reputation. When he first arrived, we found him in a catatonic DrupalCon state, so we let him sleep that off. But it was guns blazing come morning, and for the next five hours we filled his brain with lots of farm-y knowledge.
Farmer Tim and I had fun showing him around our metropolis and how we do things around here. We started out touring the feedlot where we live. Did you know that? Well it's true, but that's another post for another day. After showing him our animal kingdom, we headed out to the "country" to a few of our fields where winter wheat is currently growing and Farmer Tim and his dad are fertilizing. But because of the most recent .6" rain (yay!), Farmer Tim has been banned from the field because it's too wet, so Barry got the abbreviated tractor tour.
We also drove him out to the farm (aka: Gerry and Linda's) so he could see the combine, semis and pop a few wheelies on the 4-wheeler. Honestly, Barry. And for those of you who keep asking for a picture of me...
Thanks so much for coming, Barrett! Paige, we expect to see you next time. I just hope it's not after a week of enduring DrupalCon (I'm sorry, I can't even help myself).