Ever get the feeling from the news TV that what’s old is new again when the news is slow?
Speaking of which; I’ve always been a bit afraid of goats. Not physically, mind, but them eating every thing in sight. Laughter follows the statement, I’m sure.
We use goats in very large pastures to get rid of weeds and small trees and other fibrous plants. The goats do good work.
Then I think of Syria, and that part of the world where they do raise goats and have for a number of thousands of years, and know that while they need the protein over there, they certainly don’t need the goats keeping the trees and shrubs under control – no way.
All of which brings this to mind:
Despite a set-back by dogs that killed eight of the goats, a herd of grass-eating goats in Augusta could soon expand. Augusta Traffic Engineer Steve Cassell says city staffers this week will seek to purchase 10 to 12 more goats. He said animal services …
And, you know what? I’m still a little frightened by goats.
How about a bounty on any loose goat. Three bucks or so.
From the reaches,