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Family Letter 2015

Family Letter 2015

Dear Friends,I hope you are enjoying the year 2015. As I mark my 83rd year on this grand earth, every year seems to go faster. Travis and I are thankful for our good health, and we keep very busy. I garden, read and cook. Travis continues to mow all the family yards and tool around on his tractor. He has become quite the craftsman, carving unique “walking sticks.” He calls his little studio “Whittler on the Roof.” The fact that his studio is neither on the roof nor even located in the barn (pictured), did not deter him from putting...

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Family Letter 2014

Family Letter 2014

9/1/2014Dear Friends,We hope this past year has been a happy and healthy one for you and yours. It has been an exciting one for our family. Not only are Travis and I a year older, we celebrated our 62nd wedding anniversary! I think keeping busy keeps you young. Yes, at 82, we have a few aches and pains, but we try to keep going. (I am afraid if I slow down, I might not be able to speed back up!) We both still enjoy working in our flower and vegetable gardens. We still grow and “put up” most of the...

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Family Letter 2013

Family Letter 2013

Dear Friends,Another year! This year Travis and I celebrated our 81st birthdays and our 61st wedding anniversary. Every day is a blessing, and we are so grateful for our continued good health. Except for a few aches and pains, I feel much the same as I did when I was younger. The only thing I can’t comprehend is how my oldest child, Ramona, can be 60 years old! That just does not seem possible. Ramona agrees with me. She says the only time she realizes her age (or notices her weight) is when she sees a photograph. Therefore, Ramona has...

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Family Letter 2012

Family Letter 2012

Dear Friends,We hope the past year has been as joyful for you as it has for us.I honestly cannot believe that Travis and I turned 80 years old and in June observed our 60th wedding anniversary. We celebrated with a “small” family reunion for about 75. We continue to be blessed with good health and plenty to keep us busy. Travis spends a lot of time driving his tractor and mowing the kids’ yards, while I love working in the garden and cooking. Our oldest child, Ramona, age 59 (I know she will appreciate my mentioning her age), freely admits...

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Family Letter 2011

Family Letter 2011

Dear Friends,Greetings! The Holiday Season of 2010 was one of hope for our family business. We were blessed with an abundance of national and local media coverage, advertising we could never have begun to pay for and for which we are very grateful. Such positive coverage renewed our commitment to continue to make our cookies the old fashioned way -- by hand. We are indebted to our loyal employees who have supported us during this challenging economic time and thank them for their understanding and perseverance. We are also grateful to you, our dear customers (friends) and promise to continue...

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