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Meat my Butcher (get it meat ;-)

One of the many things I like about living in the backcountry is our little Mom and Pop grocery store.

I go here when I need meat and to pick up a few things. Even though it's ten miles away, It beats driving double that to shop at a major market I'm not crazy about anyway. And we have on the premises a real...

Butcher 

living, breathing, butcher. Yes, a cut the meat himself, nothing plastic pre-wrapped butcher.

That's my prime rib roast sitting up there on the scale.

He started working with his dad, who was a custom butcher, when he was ten years old and has been been a butcher ever since.

Let's look at the meat cases.

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Bringing in the cabbage

Sowing in the morning, sowing seeds of kindness,
Sowing in the noontide and the dewy eve;
Waiting for the harvest, and the time of reaping,
We shall come rejoicing, bringing in the sheaves.

Refrain

Bringing in the sheaves, bringing in the sheaves,
We shall come rejoicing, bringing in the sheaves,
Bringing in the sheaves, bringing in the sheaves,
We shall come rejoicing, bringing in the sheaves,

Sorry, but this has been going through my head ever since I drove through Yuma, AZ on my way home from Lake Havasu. 

Miles and miles of cabbage were being harvested. Feeling very sacrilegious, but unable to control myself, I was singing bringing in the cabbage-es

Cabbage in field

Look at all that cole slaw.

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