The greenhouse thermometer reads 111 degrees, so I take the seeding operation outside to the picnic table. Rufus, John, and Cassie weed the driveway field and joke about “Sun Stroke – The Musical: 88 Days ‘Til Christmas”, a summer production we’re all starring in here on the farm. If you aren’t quite hot enough, rest assured Balio has 150 lbs of fur and hot breath at close range he will provide at any time. No one protests when we call it a day early.