“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

Visiting Wren In Her Nest

 We are home from our adventure!  After almost an entire year of pretty much staying here on the farm, we left on Thursday and drove to North Carolina... an 8+ hour drive.  It was raining when we left and we carried the rain along with us the whole way south.  Where we were headed was predicted to have tornados... not something we were eager to experience.  However, luck was on our side, and by the time we arrived, the tornados had re-routed and we were met with sunshine and spring blossoms.

Our first stop was a quick visit with a dear friend.  Then on to visit our youngest grand baby who we had not previously met, except via video chat.

Meet Wren Marie.... with the most engaging smile!

 We call her our Carolina wren... because she is Wren from North Carolina... not to mention the Carolina wren is a favorite bird here on the farm with the sweetest song of all and a preponderance for making its (their) nests in our garage.

While visiting, we gave Wren's parents a couple hours off from parenthood so that they could run some errands without a baby - and we went out for a long stroller walk,

and found lots of ways to entertain her.

We spent the weekend with Wren and her parents trying to...

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