Down on the Farm: Chores
The human soul craves tasks close to the earth, jobs like splitting wood and canning vegetables, chores which, if one imagines living in a different time, would directly contribute to one's physical survival.
The bustling modern world of endless convenience could use some good, solid, calming, necessary chores.
To people who burned wood for 50 years in poorly-insulated farm houses with inefficient stoves, the notion of relishing chores might seem crazy.
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