“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

Visits With Friends

I spent yesterday morning off the farm...


headed down to the city to have a hair appointment
(my stylist has her own shop and works alone...
(so I was the only client there)
and then stopping at a couple of my favorite fabric stores.
I perused the racks of fabrics like a lush in a liquor store...
so excited for my next fix.
I came away with lots of wonderful fabric combinations
for another couple of weeks worth of aprons
(and some more yardage of my more popular apron fabrics...
for those who missed the first ones.)

By the time I returned home to the farm,
all I wanted to do was sit and visit with my friends.


Hubbs and I took the ducklings out for some fresh air.
(The little door from their house is open to their yard; however,
they don't go outside on their own.)


They are a bit uncoordinated, stepping on their own
and each other's webby toes and tripping.
They are starting to grow tail feathers...
and check out these tiny wings!


I put a dish of water in for them...
which they promptly turned into a foot bath.


After the ducklings were safely tucked back into their house,
I headed for the barn and the garden...
picking sweet peppers for making stuffed peppers for dinner,


and then visiting with the...

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