“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

Yesterday's Fun

One of the things that I love about spring is that 
each and every day new growth bursts forth and colors emerge
as the world wakes up and comes alive again.
For those of you in the north and midwest who are suffering through snow...
hang in there... I'll send some of our spring your way!!
Hopefully it will soon warm up for you as well.

Yesterday was a busy day.
We took a drive through the country side to State College, home of PSU...

to attend a class on houseplant propagation.

It was held on campus and was great fun!

We were given a variety of cuttings and shown how to coax
them to grow into plants.
Hopefully in a month or so, I will have a few new successful plants to show you.

We spent our evening doing the routine chores
with a few added ones...
like giving de-wormer to the equines,
and cleaning up the pig and sheep yard.

In her typical fashion, MaryAnn marches right over to me and lies down.

Oh, how she loves to be the center of attention... any attention!

Of course a visit to the pig yard always includes a little love fest...

We have no plans to replace Ethel.
Tom and Fred get along quite nicely and have always spent most of the days
I fear that adding a female might make them...

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