“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

Here A Chick, There a Chick, Everywhere a Chick-Chick!

 There is nothing cuter than babies.  Whether it be human or animal, babies automatically make us smile.  Many of you know how absolutely irresistible chicks are.

And that is why today's blog is just a short peek into the brooder house.... a short visit with 35 adorable chicks.  Who, I might add, are quite active!


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I had a little free time yesterday afternoon after animal chores and garden chores were finished, so I started a project that I have been thinking of lately.  I thought it might be fun to try to paint our dogs.  I started with Chester (when he was a youngster).  Here is yesterday's attempt...

And though it looks pretty much like Chester, I see all of the things that I would do differently next time.  It's all a learning process... a way of stretching my brain a little as I get older.  I am going to keep at it... just for fun!  

If there is something that you think you might like to learn... give it a try.  Be fearless, what have you got to lose!  Life is short!

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