Sunday, October 24, 2010

Tiago helps too.

Jed instructs the boys on how to fill the bottles. Tiago is only 4, but he enjoyed working in the milking parlor.

His bottle is only half fill so he has to fill it again.

Big brother helps Tiago feed the baby calf. When we left this barn and walked back to the parlor. Tiago took my hand and held it, how sweet!!!

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Andre' works at the farm.

Not sure what he is thinking here, but he does know where milk comes from!!
Carries his milk bottle to the barn.

Jed helps the boys fill bottles.

Andre' at work!!!!

First time ever for feeding a baby calf. I think they past. The were a treat to have. They came as strangers BUT left as friends!!

Thursday, October 21, 2010

The Netherland's help with chores.

A family from the Netherlands spent a few days here at Mirror Lake B&B. They took in a lot of local things. The boys love the animal auction and ate at the sale barn in Shipshewana, they stayed for hours. Enjoyed meals at Tiffany's and Emma's Cafe'. They told me how good the food was at the Red Skillet. They are going to take in Pumpkin Farm on their last day here. And yes they couldn't get enough of that "Gator" the boys liked just sitting in it.

This is a new experience for this Netherlands family as they watch the cows get milked. Marco lets the baby calf suck his fingers.

Mom helps feed the baby calves too.

Andre' says "this is the biggest tractor I has ever seen". Dad and Tiago sits in the cab while Andre' checks out the grain head.

Last but not least a wagon ride with Susie. They even went to the barn and helped unharness her. Andre's picture tomorrow.

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VIEW MY WEB SITE Hello welcome to Mirror Lake Bed and Breakfast my name is Kathy Fought. I am the owner of Mirror Lake Bed and Breakfast I also own a beauty salon. My husband's name is Jed he and his brother Jim are the owners and operators of Hog Back Hill Holstein. They are dairy and crop farmers we live on a 150 acre farm in northeastern Indiana and we are surrounded by Amish farmers.I enjoy working in my garden or one of my flower beds. Jed and I were both 10 year 4-her's and so were all three of the kids. Our favorites were showing sheep and contest horses we went to MANY show. I also enjoy riding horses we are lucky to have many trails through the woods or work in an arena. We enjoy the rustic, private and peaceful atmosphere, paddle boat rides, fishing, setting around the campfire and watching beautiful sun sets on Mirror Lake. Coming to Mirror lake is more then a destination.... it’s an awaking a life style almost forgotten.