Maybe he wanted to know if Andrew still cleared snow?
Maybe he wanted someone to hay his field this summer?
Maybe the sound of our sheep dog barking at coyotes (and the occasional train) was driving him nuts?
The interesting thing about having a reputation for eccentricity is that you never know what surprises lie in store. In this case, the neighbour had a goose that was getting violent and he wanted to know:
- If we knew how to deal with a violent goose;
- If we wanted the goose; and
- If we knew how to butcher, pluck, and cook a goose.