When someone asked me recently if I was still farmin’, I knew that he was keeping tabs on my FarmTown farm through Facebook.
“Yes, unfortunately!” I said with a roll of my eyes. How long ago was it that I admitted my addiction and vowed to quit?
I appreciate the e-mails from fellow FarmTown addicts, hailing from who knows where, who have stumbled upon my blog. Apparently one FarmTown addict found it and forwarded the link onto loads of other FarmTown fanatics. I’m now getting thank-you e-mails and invitations to visit other farms. It’s all just a little too much fun!
So much fun that my FarmTown status is now “Extraordinary Farmer.” Gee, and I didn’t even have to grind corn for the cattle, milk the goats or shear the sheep! Oh, I do remember those days on the farm … the good, the bad and the ugly.
I haven’t posted a photo of my FarmTown Farm, “The Back Forty,” for a while, so here is a new picture showing some of the work I did last Saturday.
A river now runs through my goat yard, providing a water source for my milking herd. (It looks like all the goats have piled up on the bridge.)
I’m still waiting for the makers to come out with tractors though … specifically red tractors.
I’ve been involved in a friendly Facebook banter with a certain Iowa farm boy about green versus red. He posted a few words to “John Deere Green” on his status, to which I promptly found the lyrics to “International Harvester” and sent them right back to him.
I think we are going to have to call a truce though … especially since he recommended I check out this YouTube clip of The Wurzels singing “Combine Harvester.” It’s definitely an entertaining must-see!
I appreciated a good laugh, especially after my water heater debacle Monday night, but what was that green thing in the background Iowa farm boy? Just one more little dig at my preference for red!
What I really want to know is how can I get this great tune uploaded to my MP3 player? I think it would offer a nice change of pace between my Chesney, Paisley and McGraw faves … I might even want to start skipping around the lake!