“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

Our Holiday.

Although different from most of our Thanksgiving celebrations, yesterday was a lovely day. 

 We opted for cooking just a small turkey and I made all of our favorite Thanksgiving fixings.  One whole pumpkin pie might be a lot for two of us, but we will do our darnedest to make sure every last bite is eaten!  


I only make pumpkin pie once a year, so, to us, it is a real treat!  And turkey sandwiches on homemade multigrain bread will be delicious!

We had a lovely quiet day.  We talked of things for which we are thankful.   The animals all got extra treats... carrots for most.  Even the dogs had a small special treat of plain turkey meat.

We spent a little time with our family via the internet and met our little Carolina Wren for the first time.  She slept through the entire visit with her face towards us, so we were treated to a varied repertoire of facial expressions as she peacefully dreamed.  Mom and Dad and baby are all doing well adjusting to this new life.

Between internet visits with family, we spent an hour riding our bikes.  It felt good to get outside for some fresh air and exercise.

Moonie continues to do quite well.  He greets me at the stall door three times daily- ready to...


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