Maggie (or Maggie-Moo, as Julia loves to call her) adores the trenches. She clambers down into them, roots around in the dirt, flops her belly on the cool soil, and settles in. I bet she's a hole-diggin' dog :)
Adam digs a shallow trench first and then returns to deepen it. He will run PVC pipe through all of it to carry the water.
Today the water trenches look like this:
His back has been sore. But he's loving the farm work. He loves the outdoors and being with his dogs. And it gives him much time for prayer and thinking, which for a pastor is important work too.
|The trench running toward the house.|
Remember the passion fruit we were waiting to ripen? I think the flooding ruined them. That's mold growing on the side, and they are all shriveled and mushy. But Adam will save the seeds from them, and perhaps we'll plant some new ones for next year.