Luckily Dad understood and sympathized Mom’s situation so that he changed his career to raise pigs. Although the income is not as good as used to be, Mom no longer stays in the hospital frequently. Dad’s thoughtfulness is appreciated in Mom’s heart (even though Dad is not good at speaking good words out). Such the mutual understanding and cherishing are the most important factors for the lasting love to Dad and Mom since more than 30 years ago.
Even though Dad’s career has changed from the pickle shop to the pig industry, he is still used to having Mom’s handmade fermented tofu, salted duck eggs, tender gingers with rice porridge, peanuts while chatting, kumquat tea for kids while catching a cold…, so Mom would still show her technique to make the inherited pickles of Zeng Family with “Mom’s Traditional Taste” for her beloved family. While facing the time of FMD (foot-and-mouth disease), Mom almost cried herself blind and worried repeatedly, “the whole family is doomed. What to do for the four kids? How to live without pigs? How to refund NT$ 30 million? ” She cried until she fell asleep, and then she cried continually after waking up. Fortunately, Dad was very strong and encouraged the whole family constantly –Couldn’t run away! Couldn’t feel depressed! Got to face the reality bravely! Unity is strength ! The whole family could
The pond has been existed in the time of raising pigs since R.O.C. year 66 (1977) , is the swimming pool of “warm in winter and cool in summer, an age-long spring” for the Zeng’s three generations- scooping fishes, clamming, catching shrimps, wearing goggles. Wow~~ there are a lot of fishes swimming here to greet, and the spring under the water also says hello by its rumbling sound.
Our friendliness is covering the whole garden and one of the people within the sweet spring said “the sincerity goes with the sweet water.” Take a drink of our sweet tea, set the feet and soak the mind in the water to catch clams. To relish the fresh and sweet taste of Taiwan sea breams. The fountain of happiness of the Zeng’s three generations-welcome you to come over for comprehending the enjoyment.
The natural spring pool of “the Duck Cottage and the Pig Cave” in the Guang Shing Farm, is a natural aquatic community where the different creatures dwell forming into a refined food chain relationship, including Taiwan sea breams, wild clams, wild creek shrimps, aquatic vegetables, water crown daisies….
The proverb says, “obtaining two advantages while doing one thing, washing pants while clamming.” Friends who come here, are all able to experience the magic of creations from the nature, seeing the source of the constant spring and touching clams during their activities. This is what it calls: obtaining two advantages while doing one thing, washing pants while clamming.