“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

Are Your Ducks In A Row?

Mine are!


I swear, of all our animals, these five are the most comical.


They awaken each morning and are ready to go as soon as their door swings open...
then off they go with an apparent agenda...
from here to there, and everywhere in between and back again!


They add so much life to the farm.
Non-stop action... most of the day.


With the exception of a few bathing and napping breaks,
they are patrolling the yards and fields keeping all of the insects at bay,
as they fill their bellies.


Best. Pesticide. Ever!
I would love to have a whole big flock of runner ducks.
How much fun would that be,
to see a flock of them running to and fro!

Remember winter when everything was monochromatic?


Not anymore!


Our world is now technicolor.


I am putting all of this color in the bank...
so I can draw from it next winter!

Guess who are up to their old tricks?


The guineas are once again making nests in my flower beds.
That explains their crazy behavior.

Ducks gather in flocks (or so I always thought), geese in a gaggle.
Do you know what a group of guineas are called?

If you have had guineas you will understand this.
A group of guineas is called a "confusion!"

I just read that a group of ducks is called a "raft" (that's a...

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