“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 To Do With a Broken-Down Tractor

And here it is... another Friday.
How is it that a week can pass by so quickly?

Perhaps I fill my days with too much activity.
Perhaps if I sat and did nothing, time would slow down.
Perhaps.....

Well, I can't see that happening...so hello, Friday... again!
We have a slow weekend planned... peaceful time at the farm... a hike through the woods, some
knitting and sewing... perfect!


It's been a while since you've seen Daisy, Dr. Becky's Aussie Shepherd.
Yesterday, Daisy came to visit at the barn while we were doing chores.
The four dogs ran and wrestled.
Apparently, there was nothing left to do but play dead.


Daisy is a therapy dog and makes regular trips to visit residents in a local nursing home.
I am sure she brightens the day of anyone with whom she comes in contact.
She's a very happy dog!


For a while now, I have wanted to take some photos of something unique
and show you.
Here goes...

At least three years ago, this tractor ended up on the side of the road,
about 2 miles away from us,
broken down.


And there it sat.
And sat. 
And sat.

And then, during a storm, a tree fell on the front of the tractor.
And it continued to sit there.


Almost every time we pass by it, I remark that it is still there...
and...

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