Chestnut Ridge Acres (Whispering Brook Series #3) by Carrie Bender

By Carrie Bender

Joe and Arie, a tender Amish couple, movement onto Chestnut Ridge Acres, a farm close to Summerville. Joe's more youthful sister Nancy and brother Steven come from Whispering Brook Farm to assist them in the course of their first summer time. the times and nights on Chestnut Ridge are packed with motion, facing farm lifestyles and flora and fauna. this can be quantity three of the Whispering Brook sequence for a while nine and up .

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Jacob and Mary said in unison, coming forward to shake hands. "My, it's good to see you," Mary added. " "It's good to see dear familiar faces again, after all those strangers," Arie said gratefully. " Page 34 "Hop in and we'll go, then," Jacob said briskly. "It's all of a ten-mile drive, which will mean a late dinner. " The women sat on the backseat and the men on the front. Arie was glad for the chance to get to know Joe's sister better, and Mary likewise was looking forward to having a chat with her new sister-in-law.

But she secretly resolved somehow or other to win the poor old man over to friendship, even if it took her many a month to do it. Surely there was a soft spot somewhere deep in his heart that would respond to kindness. Page 50 7 Moving In The winter months passed quickly with Joe and Arie making their rounds to the relatives nearly every weekend for meals, visiting, staying for the night, and collecting wedding presents. They were happy, but longing for spring, when they could move to Chestnut Ridge Acres and set up housekeeping.

In the afternoon, the drivers left in their trucks, but the van load of family stayed for a few more hours to help finish unpacking and to organize things. Joe's dad helped him do some more planning on how to build the dairy barn. In the evening when everyone had left, Arie sank into the rocker to rest her tired bones. Joe came in from feeding the horses and milking the cow. " she replied. " "Same here," Joe said. "Let's get to bed early. This district has church services tomorrow, and we have five or Page 55 six miles to go.

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