Max had realized that he had been neglecting his daughters recently so took time every so often to sit down and have a family meal. Sure, there were crops that needed tending but family was more important.
Joanne was still close to her sister. Joanne loved helping her dad on the farm. Tina helped only because she could see her father struggling. She would rather spend her spare time tossing a football around and Joanne often joined her just so they could spend a bit of time together.
The shop was doing slightly better but was still not making enough money for Max to pay off the loan he had taken out when they first moved to Autumn Shore. He wondered if they would ever be out of debt and even thought about taking a 'proper' full time job to tide them over until the business really took off. How would he have time to work and run a farm? The girls had to concentrate on their education, not to mention the fact that it was too much responsibility for them at such a young age. Joanne was almost old enough to help out in the shop but would it be enough?
Joanne turned thirteen. She knew the farm would come to her after her father passed away and she decided before then she wanted business to be booming. She also had an interest in medicine and wanted to follow that career path in addition to running the farm. To put it bluntly, Joanne wanted to make as much money as she possibly could.
Notes: This house is crazy. I think I was too ambitious with the tomato plants, planted way too many so my poor sims were spending ages tending to them. I've planted a few of each plant now and they seem to be a little more manageable. Joanne rolled fortune which sort of fits, means I can then say she wants the farm to be making a fortune instead of the abomination it is at the moment...