This is the path I had to shovel to the barn. I widened it with the tractor.
What It Looks Like
The tractor repair guy might be here today, but I doubt it. More likely to come as the week goes on. They said I could fill the tractor with hydraulic fluid and use it, just keeping an eye on the level. My farmer friend tells me not to take the chance. It's driving me crazy having the one driveway blocked but I'm trying to live with it.
Meantime, I shoveled a short path to the side of the barn by the arena to dump the manure for now. I can move it once the snow is gone--and the tractor is fixed. If I get up enough energy, I might shovel a path to the real manure pile. But we'll see.
Meanwhile, for your amusement, since I hope most of you don't have snow to shovel, here are some pics of the storm's aftermath.
Nothing like a little snow to make the winter interesting.