June 11th

"The longer I live the greater is my respect -for manure in all its forms." - Elizabeth von Arnim

7 Responses to “June 11th”

  1. lisa Says:

    I love the horse, goat, chook and cow manure. Same goes for the yak manure, even though I haven’t had much to do with it. But when it comes to the cat, dog, and human manure, i am sorry but there is no respect coming from me.

  2. Marie Says:

    What about vegetarian humans, dogs and cats it must make a difference.

    The smell of stables and farm animals is a warm comforting smell.

    • lisa Says:

      no, i dont think it makes a difference. its about the length of the bowel i think.

      • Marie Says:

        Once I minded a child who’s parents and she were stict vegetarians she was about 2 and still in nappie and I could tell that child ate no meat I’ve never had a vegetarian cat or dog so you could be correct….

  3. Susan Says:

    I’m with you Lisa tho not to get too analytical but I’m pretty sure manure is manure because its from farm yard animals ie herbivores and includes organic bedding and litter such as straw, wood shavings etc, then there is green manure like a crop of lucerne that you grow and then turn back into the soil so i guess manure technically has to have a large amount of plant material in it. I am writing this because I am a huge fan of manure 🙂

  4. bruce Says:

    Truly it is in the darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is the nearest to all of us.” – Master Eckhart.

  5. jacqui Says:

    i like the manure quote better than eckhadts for this photo it adds some levity to whole universe and still is inspirational

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