“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.”

Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution

This And That

Oh my gosh, it's Friday again!
I am happy to report that we've had no need for further rescues.
All is calm at the moment.

The extension cords from the barn to the chickens, turkeys and goats are doing their job.
Now, lets just hope that the electrical service to the farm remains un-affected
during this winter cyclone that is hitting the east coast.
We are lucky in that we are not getting the snow... just the wind 
and the frigid temperatures.

We are prepared for whatever happens.
We have generators for emergency power if need be.

Chores begin before dawn...making sure that everyone has what they need.

Asside from our routine checks on the animals...

replenishing food and water and assuring everyone's welfare,
we are spending our time indoors doing things on the winter "To Do" list.

I've cleaned and re-organized the pantry.

We've cleaned and re-organized our library.

I've blocked my most recent knitting project.

Now I'll have time to page through the many seed catalogs that find their way
to our mailbox this month...

dreaming of and planning for the warm months ahead (way ahead).

There were some questions in yesterday's comments that I thought I'd answer.

Questions about Ivy and Chester...

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