These are short stories regarding some of the most noteworthy (should I
say infamous ?) employees (and customers) Lakeview Farms has had over the last
Brett Tiefenbrunn -
found a REAL diamond at our farm -- Do you believe in miracles ?
Christie B who worked for free -----
and holds the record for longest employment (10 years)
Mark Kesselring -- Fighting
the Pirates in 2010
Karri & Monica: How we got
started in the Pumpkin business
Snake Stories: Missy Cole (one fearless strawberry picker), Farmer Carl
(a toy snake "bites" back), & Karri ( gee, this snake is really
Farmer Karl's "run-ins" with the Law: questioned by the FBI,
on the St. Charles county
list of usual shooting suspects, raided by the O'Fallon Police.
Melanie and Katia: Two stuck in the mud raspberry pickers
Melanie -- Is there a (future) doctor in the shed?
Tim & Gary: Our first two Lakeview Farm Employees
Marge: a tornado spotter gets nervous
Sharon: Eating Dust during Road Construction
Matt Thornhill: comes da Judge
Jane: Our most loyal customer among ex
Denis: in memoriam, a tribute to a fine person
Brett: faster than a speeding bullet
Carl K. - just following orders
Seeing double: Twins: Carol & Kathy, Bruce & Brad, Kayla &
Heather & Chris : Romance in the strawberry field
Alisa-- a real tiger in her tank
Tami: this is easier work than I expected
Mitch: Let me entertain you
Jessica J: tired of Pumpkins at the pumpkin farm
Greg Phillips and the Playmate of the Month
Jennifer: she really was fast after all !!
Rob: dishpan hands are a bummer
Christiana: google pioneer -- check him out !
Patty: a second generation
returns to the farm
Dave: keeping hot rod cars off the road
Ric: most impressive employee resume
Brian McKenna: second longest employment streak