“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

Weekend Magic

Happiest of Mondays to you!
I hope you had a splendid weekend.
The warmth of spring has finally arrived here on the farm,
and we spent the weekend truly soaking it all in.

Each day it was warm enough to shed our jackets and feel the sun on our skin.
It was truly wonderful!

We ate our suppers outside... picnic style,
 celebrating the return of warm weather.

We only left the farm once this weekend to watch this little one
in her gymnastics class.

We had planned on also watching Tyler's soccer game, 
but, sadly, he had a stomach bug and could not play.

The rest of our weekend was spent here on the farm and it was magical.
I often talk of magic, and truly... I do believe that life is full of it.
A magical life is something I aspire to... 
and choose to experience in all that I do...
from the smallest task to the biggest celebration.

As far as I know, I only have this one life to live.
I want it to be extraordinary, and I know that only I have the power to make it so...
both in how I look at the world, 
and how I choose to spend my time.

To me, being outside in nature is what makes me happiest.
I had been thinking lately, that it would be fun to cook meals out in the woods,
at the campfire by our...

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