“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

Sadie's Been Waiting....

I am a firm believer that dogs have the ability to see our souls.
We cannot lie to dogs... they see us for what we are.
There are those amongst us to whom dogs and animals gravitate.
I believe that these persons are good and honest souls, and that dogs recognize that.

My father-in-law was one such soul.


He was one of our Bernese Mtn. dog's, Sadie's, favorite humans in all the world.
We lost (too soon) our sweet Sadie, years ago... 
and Saturday we lost our dear Dad/Jack/Grandpap.


Hubbs (Jack, the second) wrote this...

          John (Jack) Richard Frankeny, 89, passed away peacefully at his home in 
          Conneautville,  PA, on May 18, 2019.    
Jack was born on June 25th, 1929 in McKees Rocks, PA to Julius Frankeny and Gertrude Hufnagle.  
Jack is survived by: his loving wife of 49 years Donna C. Frankeny, his brother Albert Frankeny,  four children: Ivy Debasilio, Jack Frankeny II, Becky Marek, and Bob Frankeny, three step-sons: George Rozzo, Gregory Rozzo, and Geno Rozzo, 16 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.  
Jack enlisted into the Navy and served in the Korean War as a Petty Officer First Class.  He lived most of his life in the Pittsburgh area as the founder/owner/chief...

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