Stress sort of creeps up on you from behind, like those extra pounds we suddenly realize we're saddled with. Demands for your time tend to creep up, especially if you're farming.
There are always animals to be fed, equipment to be fixed, weeds to cut, crops to be scouted or harvested, and that list goes on and on. Then there's your "Honey do" and "Daddy do" lists. And your own "Oughta do" and "Want to do" lists are always in the back of your mind.
I have a rule that works – most…