Adrenaline was flowing and I jumped into action. The sheep had to be brought in. The flock is fussy about water; they won't step in a puddle if they can help it. I needed to get them to higher ground now before they got trapped. My Husband was more than put out. "In the middle of the night?!" he cried. "Yes, let's do it now," I responded. It wasn't like I was going to be able to sleep anyways.
Well, we made it through Hurricane Irma after sheltering in-place. We did not have any significant damage. The worst that happened was the metal cover over our ag well was peeled back like the lid on a sardine can.
I just want to take a moment to talk about Maccaroni & cheese. Most people think of that blue box (Kraft) with the golden Maccaroni that comes out, or - heaven forbid - they think of Velveeta (plastic cheese). I'm not going to really talk about the fact that they are both processed, I really just want to talk about flavor; actually, the lack thereof, when it comes to store-bought mac & cheese.
First things first, I need to answer your question: why farm? It's about sustainable living, nature, doing it yourself, a simpler way of life, knowing where your food comes from, and the animals.