“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

Little Surprises

I had every intention of visiting with you yesterday...
and then I found myself overcome by events.
Namely, two toddlers.

I love keeping our "littles" when their parents are away.
We have such fun together...
but it is all-encompassing and all-consuming.
At the end of the day, Monday evening, I just did not have the energy to sit 
down and write.
Knowing that I had another day ahead of me to entertain these two,
I headed to bed and got the rest necessary 
for keeping up with two creatures of perpetual motion.

While I stayed indoors and played and worked on potty training (going great!),
Hubbs took responsibility of the farm animals.

Much to Easton's chagrin, it was much too cold for the little ones
to be outside on the farm.
So... our days were spent indoors...
doing little chores around the house...
yes, even a 1 ½ year old can help with things like setting the table and 
putting things away.
We painted and practiced cutting with safety scissors (not Easton),
played with play dough, played farm, 
did puzzles, 
repeat, repeat, repeat...
and magically the days passed in the blink of an eye.
But, no blog.

So, I am back this morning.
The temperatures are up just a hair. 
They had reached...

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