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Scorpion2nz

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Re: COVID-19 aka Corona Virus
« Reply #45 on: March 21, 2020, 03:06:54 pm »
Well down here in New Zealand
Life goes on for me as being a Rural Farmer animals need to be fed and milked
My biggest concern is the two walking biological warfare agents ( daughters at High school)
Only about 50 cases here in NZ
Borders basically shut down as are pubs and clubs and any gatherings.
This weekend is the only steam show i do and it was cancelled .
Schools are still open which i think is a mistake .
I am concerned about one of my other  daughters who is  in cancer research at Auckland University
Auckland is NZ biggest city and a cesspit of internationals

Take care and keep safe every one
Dennis

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« Reply #47 on: March 21, 2020, 07:53:11 pm »
Just dropping by to say "heh" Charlie.  I've driven thru Vernon but dont remember ever stopping.  Take 'er easy out there.
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« Reply #48 on: March 22, 2020, 06:04:13 am »
Just dropping by to say "heh" Charlie.  I've driven thru Vernon but dont remember ever stopping.  Take 'er easy out there.

Thanks Scott. I just made coffee and I am waiting for the sun to come up to get my day going.

I am going to try to take a Sunrise picture each day.

We did a family “virtual happy hour” at 5pm yesterday which definitely raised everyone’s spirits.


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« Reply #49 on: March 22, 2020, 06:58:38 am »
Glad to hear you are in a safe place, Charlie. As Benny said, let us know if you need an engine sent to the ranch.


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Re: COVID-19 aka Corona Virus
« Reply #50 on: March 22, 2020, 08:27:17 am »
Thanks Scott. I just made coffee and I am waiting for the sun to come up to get my day going.

I am going to try to take a Sunrise picture each day.

We did a family “virtual happy hour” at 5pm yesterday which definitely raised everyone’s spirits.

Along with the sunrise pics, I would love to see some pictures of everything that you have going on at your ranch Charlie  ;)

It sure is great to have FaceTime in these times... I know it helps my mom and grandpa to see and talk to the kids.

Virtual Happy Hour sounds like a great time  :D

By the way, I have seen posts on both Facebook and SmokStak about "virtual tractor shows" since many spring shows are already being cancelled, and they mentioned that they seen it done on toy steam forums  ;D
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« Reply #51 on: March 23, 2020, 02:01:57 am »
Well the  crap hit the fan today
And 48 hours time the fan will increase in speed .
School holidays brought forward 2 weeks
All non essential services and business to close .
In 48 hours total lock down for all non essential business and travel.
Super markets and medical  and petrol stations ,  vets and mail delivery
Will still be working.
And obviously us farmers still work.
This lock down is for at least 4 weeks .
My biggest concern is we are also in a drought with feed shortages
We are supposed to have trucks coming in the next couple of weeks .
Not sure  how this will pan out

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« Reply #52 on: March 23, 2020, 04:21:36 am »
Well if your government hands the same tactics as they do here, you don't have to worrier, all famers are supplied with what ever animal and seed products they need…
Danny
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« Reply #53 on: March 26, 2020, 12:06:03 am »
How are you doing Charlie? Keeping busy?
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« Reply #54 on: March 26, 2020, 02:03:03 am »
Well if your government hands the same tactics as they do here, you don't have to worrier, all famers are supplied with what ever animal and seed products they need…

Our government gives farmers nothing.
We stand on our own two feet.
The trucks are still running so our ordered feed arrived .

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« Reply #55 on: March 26, 2020, 04:32:20 am »
Well if your government hands the same tactics as they do here, you don't have to worrier, all famers are supplied with what ever animal and seed products they need…

Our government gives farmers nothing.
We stand on our own two feet.
The trucks are still running so our ordered feed arrived .
So like I sad, farmers supplies are still coming through and products like milk etc. picked up, don't see any difference…
I didn't say that they got their supplies for free, costs are still the same…
Danny
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« Reply #56 on: March 26, 2020, 07:26:34 am »
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This sort of sums it up............


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« Reply #57 on: March 26, 2020, 08:25:35 am »
How are you doing Charlie? Keeping busy?

Very busy Nick.

Lots of work on the farmhouse.

Here is a before picture.

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Here is a picture before the porch railing was installed after the first mowing in a couple years.

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And a picture last night after finishing the porch railling.

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Painting is done inside and out.

Lawn is mowed.

New flooring will be done tomorrow.

Filled up a dump trailer with trash from the garage.

Starting on new doors for the garage today.

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« Reply #58 on: March 26, 2020, 09:26:53 am »
Great Progress!! Thanks for the update  :)
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« Reply #59 on: March 26, 2020, 11:54:21 am »
Just tell us when we can move in Charlie🤪
That is an awesome house jou made of it, top👍
Danny
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