“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

Happily Exhausted

A sure sign of the season is the non-stop action that each day brings.   The weekend was busy as busy could be.  Hubbs and my son left early Friday morning for a "guys" trip to the beach for golf for two days... with me at home to care for the farm for two days.  Friday afternoon, I drove to town and picked up our three littlest from school, pre-school, and daycare.  Their Mom had to work late, so Grammie fed everyone supper, and gave tubbies, and then packed up the older two so that I could bring them back to the farm with me overnight (after their Mom got home from work).

Saturday morning we got up early and headed out to take care of the animal chores (my two sidekicks and I). 

 It really warms my heart to see how comfortable these two have become with all of the animals.  They both have such gentle, loving souls, and the animals respond in kind.

They are at the age where I can give each of them simple tasks to accomplish, and they eagerly participate.

Besides being well-cared-for, the animals got lots of extra loving... lots and lots of hugs were given... and happily received.

It's amazing how these two remember our routines.  Mackenzie loves to feed the goats, so she...

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