Geoff works on the farmstead full time. Daily animal husbandry chores, equipment maintenance, home remodeling, and farmstead improvements fall under his purview. He occasionally does home improvement projects outside the home, as time allows. He spent six years in the Navy as a mechanic, six years in new home construction, eleven years in manufacturing, and has a Bachelor of Business degree. These experiences taught him nearly all of the valuable skills needed for life on a farmstead. He enjoys target shooting, fishing, motorcycle rides, researching, challenges, and finishing projects. He is extremely focused and driven, and can always find a reason to make a detailed Excel spreadsheet.
Casey works outside the home to keep sane and help the farmstead get established. Despite popular sentiment, small-scale farming requires considerable capital outlay. She is a retired Navy electrician, and has Bachelor of Psychology, Bachelor of Nuclear Engineering Technology, and Master of Divinity degrees. She enjoys her employment, as it is in a downtown office building (a childhood dream) and requires frequent travel (an extrovert’s dream). She is also an online collegiate adjunct professor. During her free time she enjoys running, writing, and fundraising for the American Cancer Society. She has a keen eye for interior decorating and a love for experimentation in the kitchen.
Anastasia is a junior in high school. She attended public school through her sophomore year, but is now home-schooled. This affords her the opportunity of spending more time with Dad, helping with the animals, setting her own schedule, and avoiding the chaotic lunacy of the public education system. Like many young girls, she loves going to the mall to shop for shoes and make-up. Her dream is to obtain an accounting degree and work as a forensic accountant for the FBI or some other law enforcement agency. She loves to bake, and always has a word of encouragement and a hug for anyone who needs it.