Nov 28 - 13 - Dearest Folkes - Sent express box and three letters today - 40-41-42 to ??? every me in Ranch alive - but I am glad 1913 is so near done - for it is certainly a ???? on Wed. we had a terrible storm that flooded my alfalfa, barley, & raised the deveil everywhere. it just poured all night & day. So we will be sometime before we can get on the land. We have the barley in by big ??? on ??? Road - and are trying to finish big hill by the meadow have it about done - it has rained almost every other day - we just have the fierce bunch of wormen now - Bud Brown is fine & old Lane beats anything at plowing.