Unbottled
  1. The Farmhouse Restaurant

    Some people called it a café, some said it was a truck stop, and others used the old-fashion term-diner. I and several others just thought of it as the place we got coffee each morning, maybe a pancake, and sometimes a full meal after a busy morning.

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  2. The American Dairyman

    Dairies are by nature non-stop. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Milk 2 times a day, or milk 3 times a day, or maybe 4 times, it’s every day. It doesn’t matter if the feed truck breaks down, or the well quits, or someone just doesn’t show up for work, the milking and the feeding has to be done. It will be done somehow, sometimes it is like pulling a rabbit out of a hat.

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  3. The Road to Success... maybe

    The “Success Industry” is big business. People have made careers out of selling their secrets on how to succeed by writing books, doing videos, and seminars. I don’t recall many of these that mention hard work, business fundamentals, or just dumb luck. They have catchy phrases, diagrams, and steps to do. It seems everyone is looking for that one special formula that guarantees they will make it to the top.

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  4. Hormones in Milk

    Hormones and their relationship to food are a hot topic, but… What are they? Are they in my food naturally? Are they added to foods? What impact do they have on the body? To answer these questions and understand the impact of hormones, we need to learn a little about them.

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  5. The End

    Now, the machine room is quiet the corrals are empty. It’s over. There is no need to check the barn at night to see if anyone came. There is nothing that needs to be done. No one is coming in the morning.

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