Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Just another day on the tractor...

I spent the morning riding the tractor with Daniel. We were just chuggin along, listening to the radio, doing the usual and I turned around to glance out the back window and this is what I saw...

Actually when I first saw the snake, he was not this close, but I didnt take any pictures then. I watched the snake for a good 30 minutes as he inched his way closer and closer to the cab of the tractor, and eventually tried to crawl up the glass (which turned out to be too slippery for the little sucker). After about 15 minutes of watching him right up agaisnt the glass (thank the Lord for the glass), he got a little brave and was hanging his head out over the large back tire...he then got caught in the tire and flung off of the tractor, where he quickly slithered away. When I saw quickly, I mean very quickly because this snake is a Blue Racer and they are very fast.
This is my last week of not working so I guess I am trying to spend as much time with Daniel as possible. They are getting to the very busy season. He wakes up around 5:15 and usually doesnt get home at night until after 8 or 8:30. Whew, long days for Daniel. As far as work goes, I am kind of torn. While part of me is ready to go back to work, part of me just keeps thinking that I am not going to get this kind of time and freedom anymore, and that stinks. Yes, I have gotten a little bored every now and then, but I LOVE having time to clean the house, do laundry, and whisk away to Little Rock to see my fam whenever I want, not to mention I love getting to ride with Daniel on pretty days :)
Now I must get back to that cleaning and laundry thing...


  1. Holy Crap Haley. I would have jumped off that tracter so fast. When I was looking at the picture at first, I had no idea what you where talking about, then i blew the picture up and about screamed. Wow, thats pretty close encounters girl. Hope you enjoy spring days at the farm.

  2. Oh Me, Oh My!!
    Haley Michelle Culp Smith stay away from snakes! OH MY GOODNESS!!!