Strict Wife Of The ’70s Manages The Household - Chapter 272
“Then, we’ll do it according to that day,” Han Qingsong said, “I don’t need everyone’s help tomorrow. I will just find a few people on the tenth day to erect the beams.”
“The autumn harvest…”
“Don’t worry about this. I just need someone to put the beams on the purlin at noon and spread the rafters; I can do the rest myself.”
Besides him, there were hired carpenters and masons.
The wages he gave were higher than the work points they earned, so they were naturally willing to come.
With that, things were settled.
Lin Lan was still quite happy. Although Han Qingsong looked old-fashioned and serious, he was not the kind of domineering and unreasonable husband.
It’s just that he hasn’t developed the habit of taking the initiative to discuss things with her. She estimated that he was influenced by the men in the village.
To put it nicely, it meant that they didn’t want the women to worry about tasks like these; to put it bluntly, it meant that women wouldn’t know enough to offer their input.
In the end, she was happy that she had made progress. Otherwise, if Han Qingsong portrayed masculinity as not talking to his wife like her eldest brother, she would most definitely have been screwed.
Since there were no plans to erect the beams soon, the construction was postponed. The autumn harvest of the production team would also begin at this time.
First, the Brigade held a mobilization meeting to have all members participate in the autumn harvest.
“Don’t think that you are working for the production team; you are doing it for yourself! The autumn harvest means harvesting grain and life! If it rains and you can’t harvest the crops, the grains will be rotten and you will go hungry. Take this initiative to participate in labor, don’t wait for the Captain to order you around— how shameful!”
Han Yongfang shouted a few times with a tin horn and then the team leader spoke. After that, the production leaders mobilized and gave the orders to their team members while also dividing the work.
In this second wave of autumn harvest, they have to concentrate the labor on breaking up corn, picking up cotton and collecting the peanuts. After harvesting, they would have to skin and dry the sweet potatoes. It could be said that this was the busiest time of the year.
Naturally, Lin Lan had to work as well. She was so tired that her back was sore all day, seemingly causing a psychological shadow to loom over her.
Han Qingsong went to work that day as she rushed the children to go to school. Dawang and Sanwang however, went out and ran in the other direction.
Lin Lan hurried to work without having to wash the dishes. She happened to see the two children and shouted, “Where are you going, come back!”
The two children could sneak away, but when Lin Lan saw them, they didn’t have the courage to ignore their mother’s roar and run away. Technically, they could if they weren’t so afraid of their father’s spanking. Lin Lan’s husband could be ruthless sometimes.
The two came back and Dawang looked unhappy.
Lin Lan, “Why don’t you two go to school?”
In the current era, the school arranged the time by itself. There was no such thing as resting on weekends. And now that everyone was busy with the autumn harvest, the teacher also led the children to act together. They combined teaching and labor without delaying the learning process of the children.
Dawang, “I don’t want to go to school!”
“Why don’t you want to go to school?”
“I just don’t want to go to school, there’s no reason, just like the way you don’t want to work,” Dawang glanced at Lin Lan.
Lin Lan decided to argue, “Why don’t I want to work? I’m a working person, I love work, I…”
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