Working land and prepare soil for land are the principal activities run by most of the population, especially here in the western province.
In every house, you are very likely to find a small land where are growing tomatoes, yams, potatoes, beans...etc
Many farmers may either sell their harvest, or use it as personal provisions.
About farming, i find very interesting the activity itself, as a very physical exercise. I say it because these holidays i spent some time in the north-west province where i was working in a pharmacy, and there, every Tuesday and Friday, diabetes patients used to come for a check up. One of the advice they were given is the physical activity. I thought immediately that it would be very unlikely that a man living in a remote area think of practising some exercises to keep his body fit and healthy.
And i was very happy to hear the clinical pharmacist say to the patient that he must keep on working in the farm! Yes i know it sounds very banal, but, strange thought it may appear, i was very joyful about that! Because if we think about how important the physical activity is in that pathology and not only there, but so is in general for a healthy life, we must be HapPY about!
About farming I also find fabulous the way how some people don’t bother about what they are going to eat, as there is behind their house a large farm full of “food” !
I like what we feel: When after some laborious months of working hard the land, sowing seeds for crops, the smile on your face when holding and looking at your harvests is simply wonderful.
Have you ever enjoyed using anything you made by hand, or anything you sowed yourself?
We can have it everywhere if we want to turn into a sort of philosophy: We can maybe think the simple meal we cook is a real achievement! We can be proud of our garden, we can be so delighted when we look at the shiny car we washed ourselves with our teN fInGeRS !!! We can also feel so joyful after polishing the whole house, we can be proud of our decoration, we can even feel so ecstatic when seeing how beautiful and perfect is our child! Or it’s unsayable how happy and satisfied you are, when you succeed in making your husband give up smoking or drug, and turn him into the world best husband and dad!
And finaly, i like the kind of misery that comes out when looking at people working in the farm, which is rather a cold feeling of autosuffisance and dependence, notice how rudimentary the tools are, we can even say we work the soil with our hands, our ten fingers (In some area of course) and dealing with climate change, according to agriculture, well, ....
This last paragraph i know is completely incoherent! I think it’s rather emotional than disjointed.
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