Folks who have been in my house know that I haven’t really unpacked, ten months after moving here, so they might justifiably conclude that orderliness is not my thing.

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In truth, I get just as  excited as the next guy at the sight of a neatly laid out linen closet, but my energies have all been focused on the land and the animals.  So I felt a little swell of satisfaction when I looked down the hill at the grazing paddocks I’d set up, imposing parallel lines and right angles on the wilderness.