“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

What A Difference A Day Makes

Greetings from the land of fickle weather!!
I can scarcely believe that it is February already.
It seems like yesterday that we were in the thick of the Christmas season,
and now we are rounding the corner and heading towards Spring...
at least that is what the groundhog has said.


We started our weekend with a snowy Friday... and it snowed all day!
Frigid temperatures hung around until yesterday when it warmed up
to almost 40 degrees.
I had almost forgotten what the warmth of the sun felt like!


Let me tell you... it was heavenly.
It's amazing how a spike in temperature can make one feel 10 pounds lighter...
probably because I have had to wear an extra ten pounds of 
heavy, warm clothing for the past week.


Everyone enjoyed being outside yesterday.

We had a delightful weekend with houseguests.
Good food, laughter and great games filled the hours
between suppertime Friday and lunchtime on Sunday.
The time whizzed by in the blink of an eye...
evidence of time well spent!


Our guests were Lola and Roxy and their human family.
You might remember, if you've been around for a while,
that we visit Lola and Roxy and their family at the Chesapeake Bay each summer.
And every winter, we happily entertain them...

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