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  •  Living far out in the country (1+ / 0-)
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    Ice Blue

    on homestead acreage, I get plenty dirty. And not just because I grow quite a lot of our food. But my hands get washed a lot - as often as I do dishes from a lot of family and friends, and yes I do use antibacterial soap - along with a baking soda wash - to clean eggs from our ducks before refrigerating them. With people and dogs and cats in and out all day long, there's always plenty of dirt around.

    My main problem is keeping my fingernails short enough not to collect dirt. They grow outrageously fast, and I always have to track down the clippers because someone else has 'borrowed' them from their rightful place...

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