“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

Good Morning

Mornings are so quiet and peaceful these days.
The snow on the ground muffles the sounds of the surrounding hills
as the sun casts its rays upon the frozen land.

This is the austere beauty of winter.
But, as always, change is coming.
Raising temperatures and heavy rains have the potential for transforming
this winter wonderland to something quite different.

As you form a mental picture of how pastoral the scene here is...
you might (or might not) want to add the sight of
one grown adult pick-axing frozen manure out of the icy snow,
while the other is on her hands and knees picking up the 
dislodged turds.
Reality check.

With regards to the magazine article that I shared with you yesterday...
sadly, "Country" Magazine is not sold on news stands,
but rather is by subscription only.
Extra, unsold, copies are available (later) on 
This particular issue was the Feb/March 2019 issue.
I have a subscription, and my own copy has not yet arrived.

But.... if you are interested, I do have one extra copy that I can send out.
Leave me a comment and I will put your name in a hat for a free copy.

Finally, after a month of pretty solid knitting (mostly evenings)
I have completed my first adult-sized...

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