“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

One Less Squirrel

With a new baby due any day,
(I know I have been saying this for two weeks, now)
(and at the time of this writing... Sunday evening... still no baby!)
we have been hesitant to make any plans that would take us very 
far from the farm.

(Not that there is much of anything to do during these Covid-19 days,
So, as with almost all weekends for the last 6 months,
we had a quiet weekend here at the farm.

And that is certainly not a complaint...
as the farm is my most favorite place in all the world!

We have been so enjoying Autumn this year...
the weather has been delightful!

We started our weekend with a picnic lunch with my Mom 
in our pavilion Friday afternoon.

Saturday we worked on making a new trail through the woods
that lie between our house and the picnic pavilion
(which is located near the barn).

There has been the beginning of a trail off the back of the pavilion
for several years.
It's one that Tyler named the Dragon Tree Trail...
and he spent many hours fighting dragons on that trail
as a little tyke.

I thought it would be fun to extend that trail the whole way through the woods
and back to the house.
Doing so required a little chainsaw work on some fallen trees,
and a little path...

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