Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Few things in life so good as. . .

Black Raspberries! I've had a fondness for them I can barely put into words since
I have been old enough to recollect much of anything!

To find out that our hill is covered in them was the ultimate gift of the Lord to me for the summer, I suppose :)

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LUCAS FARM

Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds. For riches are not for ever: and doth the crown endure to every generation? The hay appeareth, and the tender grass sheweth itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered. The lambs are for thy clothing, and the goats are the price of the field. And thou shalt have goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for the maintenance for thy maidens

- Proverbs 27:23-27




"I know of no pursuit in which more real and important services can be rendered to any country than by improving its agriculture, its breed of useful animals, and other branches of a husbandman's cares."

- George Washington