“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

A Grammie's Heart

There is no doubt in my mind that kids and farms are a match made in heaven. 

 And there is nothing that pleases me more than to watch my precious Littles as they roam our acreage with nothing more than their imaginations!

We had Mackenzie and Easton with us Thursday evening through Saturday evening.  Because we missed our summer vacation at the beach with our family last summer because of Covid, I had wanted to plan some special day trips with the Littles this summer.  

Friday we took them to a wonderful little amusement park, not-too-far from us. 

 It is the perfect family destination - a cool, woodsy setting- not crowded, and rides payed for with tickets that never expire (we still had some tickets left from when Tyler was little.). 

Without paying an admission fee, there is no need to stay all day to get one's money's worth.  

With children of a younger age, an entire day at an amusement park is overwhelming and exhausting... often resulting in someone having a melt-down by day's end.

  So, spending just a couple hours riding some rides ends up being the perfect day.  We all had a blast, and none of us was worn out by the day!

In fact - we spent the evening playing outside in the...

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