I started the day by riding my horse. With temperatures approaching ninety every day, morning is the only time to ride.
Cliff raked hay and then decided we'd ride the motorcycle to the Lathrop, Missouri, tractor show. First we went to Hub Cycle in Independence to pick up the radio from our motorcycle; they sent it off and got it fixed for us. We don't use the radio or tape deck, but we do talk a lot using the mikes in our helmets. And without the radio working, the mikes didn't work. Once Cliff gets it put back together, we won't have to yell at one another as we ride, to be heard.
I recorded a short clip of a bluegrass band playing at a restored filling station on the grounds: