“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

Farewell May

There's no doubt about it - 
meal time is everyone's favorite.
And though, at times, I know my animals are happy to see me,
at meal time they are just happy to see the food!

Now, when we enter the barn,
we are greeted by a mewing duet.

Several times a day we have a little head massaging session,
followed by a little cuddle.
The ferals are officially "not"!

I say this every week, I know...
once again... I cannot believe it's Friday!
Of course, it was a short week with Monday being Memorial Day.
But still... it flew by.
And what a week it was.

Beautiful sunshine interspersed with torrential downpours, hail,
and severe winds that took down trees and knocked out our power.
As bad as it was, it was nothing compared to what others endured this week.
We are quite lucky... only mildly inconvenienced.

Thanks to all of the rain, my garden is growing right in front of my eyes.
So are the weeds.
Check out one of my tomato boxes.

This is number 1 on my "to do" list for today.
It seems that every time I sit down and start to weed,
a storm blows through... forcing me to seek shelter.

It happened yesterday as I was picking salad greens for dinner.

All was calm when I left the house.
Then the sky grew dark... and darker...

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