Jumping in Puddles

“What do parents owe their young that is more important than a warm and trusting connection to the Earth…?” ~ Theodore Roszak I consider myself somewhat of a country boy. My grandparents had a large farm not too far from where I grew up. Every summer from as early as I can remember until late high school I worked on the farm. I'm sure that's where I developed my early morning routine. I have so many memories of the farm. Learning to drive the big International tractor, getting chased down the lane by an angry chicken, hitting home runs over the fence into the corn field, learning how to milk cows and my favourite, sitting atop the bales of hay stacking them neatly as my grandfather drove the tractor. All great memories, none of which were inside the house. Well, unless I count my favourite couch to nap on after...
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