Richard ‘Rick’ Lynn –  a full-time farmer and a full-time doctor of internal medicine – this does not leave much time for TV. He has a sarcastic sense of humor and has one leg longer than the other – despite this, he can’t remember the number of marathons he has run. Once very opposed to ATV use, he has undergone a radical transformation into an ATV daredevil (only for field efficiency of course).

“The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge.” -Daniel Boorstin, 1914-2004.






Susan Lynn –  a physicist, pianist, mother of three, and maniacal baker possessing encyclopedic knowledge of occasionally useful facts. Science, reason, and theorizing are her pastimes.  Successful back surgery has corrected her formerly neanderthalesque (but charming!) stature, while hip and knee replacements complete her bionic ensemble. For Susan, a hairnet is a fashion accessory and an article of clothing without a berry stain, well…has not been worn yet.

“It is a good idea sometimes to think of the importance and dignity of our every-day duties. It keeps them from being so tiresome; besides, others are apt take us at our own valuation. ” – Laura Ingalls Wilder, 1867-1957.