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SO yep and in a big way.  I was out in the garden today getting into preparation for spring and summer veges and the though occurred to me that I have been really quite productive and have a somewhat elevated mood with respect to getting stuff done around the place.  Of course when the question rises an answer is demanded.

The answer was like a flash out of the blue.  Permies!!  By doing posts and receiving replies, I have a third party meter that what I am doing is good, right, innovative, contributing or what needs more work.  It reinforces that I am actually on the right track.  Apples, likes and pie add further reinforcement.  The best part is that if I have not got it quite right or there is a better method, someone will suggest that there is a better way or that someone else is doing similar so I have a reference/ comparison.

Like others, I have had threads removed and accept that happens, particularly if there is something dumb in it and in retrospect, I have put a couple of dumb things out there.  So be it - I know and understand the rules.  I call it the RAP (Rules According to Paul).  So to have a post removed, I have been RAPed (on the knuckles)

There is the bonus of  being exposed to new concepts such a hugels and food forests.  I had gouged large trenches many years ago to hold water but now, I have started to put wood into the trenches with a view to hugelbeets.  So not only am I retaining water, particularly in summer, when it is hot and dry but increasing the productive area.

Do I Look Like I Give A F***, absolutely.  Just want to use this thread to say thanks heaps to everyone for not only making your place a better bit of the planet but also for helping me make my bit of the planet a better place
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