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I had hopes of putting the story I wrote here in a new blog but just couldn't get it to work?
So you have to go to the fireside forum and look for it?
SUMMER DAYS by Michael
Sarah Johnson's Story about the summer of 1881
at the Family farm on the Prairie
Mainly a book for kids but you all will enjoy it - only 7 short chapters long.
Well you see last year we taps a few trees to make maple syrup. . . .
And this year we are helping our Amish Friends Family (Ben's) tap the trees on their hill. So far there are 550 taps (plan is to get 700 befroe the flow starts). AND yes they are not using pails but running lines. Saturday we need to go and get a big (1000 gal.) Tank from a Engish friend to store the sap as it has started running already and the sugar house is not done yet. HAve the evaporater set up but still need to cl
Today (Thursday) we have to be at the Amish Greenhouse by 7 am (up at 5:30 am)to start work for the day. There is a Amish Wedding in town and everyone will be going so we get to run the Greenhouse for the day. Have a shipment of plant plugs coming in the morning so that will keep us busy most of the day replanting them. Also need to get more Herbs going and more onions too seeing we will have a very busy year again like last year with everyone wanting to start a garden for the first time. With i