After years of dreaming, months of planning, and 63 days of fund raising, I, Fenway Bartholomule, have been able to order a Comfy-fit brand breast collar harness from Chimacum Tack as a gift from you to FarmWife. FarmWife has wanted a driving mule for all of her life, and I would like nothing better than to be that mule. Our training is progressing nicely, and I have her nearly ready to commence with putting to.
I am dearly touched by the generosity of you, my friends, without whom this purchase would not have been possible. The kindness of strangers? I think not. There is not a one of you stranger than me, and I am deeply grateful to each and every reader.
My fund drive has ended in success, and for that I thank you. You may note that I still have a paypal button on the site. The harness is paid for, but the question of hay money is always at hand. We remain on a tight budget at Bent Barrow Farm, and will humble ourselves to gratefully accept further contributions. As an additional means of paying my way, I offer commissioned poetry for the special people, two-legged and four, in your lives. At $10 per poem, you can give the Muleness as a special gift, tribute, or memorial.
Again, and from the depths of my noble and capacious heart—thank you.