Who are the Heroes Among Us?
29 years ago our family faced a near tragedy. We were in the midst of the busyness of harvest and my husband’s father suffered a heart attack and needed emergency bypass surgery. The timing could not have been worst . . . Let me set the stage of what our farm life was like 29 ago. Also, let me tell you about the heroes among us.
We were starting our young farming lives and as many young farmers do, we farmed together with my husband’s parents. We exchanged labor for the use of machinery, which was very typical then and now. This arrangement allowed us to gradually work into the family farming business. Continue Reading