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wife never liked the stuff i wanted to teach my kids so i would take them out away from her
lots of times when i was a working farrier theyd go to work with me over the summer
i would teach them then, plus we have always heated with wood so they spent time in the woods with me then
cutting, splitting and hauling, id pick up a plant or leaf and give a quick rundown on its uses while they listened
then id ask a few quick questions and we move on
i did manage to farm most of the time, isnt much gets you closer to the simple life than farming…lol
and after losing a job and going broke i bartered for a horse, built a buggy and that was our transportation for 4 years, also my only income, $2 a head for buggy rides, $5 if i took your picture, wasnt a great paying gig but it helped…lol