Miranda and Andrew worked the crowd's every emotion. With stirring ballads, boot-stomping strumming and humorous asides, the skilled duo melded their voices, at times sending a purposefully haunting chill soaring to the rafters and beyond!
Recently I shared this picture on Facebook of my father, Neil Banks standing in his soybean field inspecting the crop and I mentioned his strong work ethic along with his 76th birthday that just passed . It was not until someone commented on the picture about senior active living that I realized I don’t view my parents or their colleagues as seniors.
Perhaps it is because I am physically aging yet in my mind, I am still that young woman that couldn’t possibly have parents that age. On the other hand, I think it is because my parents like many their generation are still running businesses and working well over the forty plus hours in their work week with no sign of slowing down.
The farm name sounds like any other fruit farm might, however, what sparked my interest wasn’t the name or the fact that they are planting elderberries but instead the products they said they were making. They had me at “donkey milk soap.” The notion of milking donkeys was something new to me, and I instinctively wanted to learn more.
I have spent my entire life in the agricultural industry in one form or anot...