We're almost 12 hours into it now.
And keep track of how many using a highly complex method.
We're waiting for the apples to "cook down" so the last couple of five-gallon buckets of apples can be added. This is the down time--the waiting time.
This is the break in the action that gives you a well-deserved opportunity to put your feet up, share stories and nibble a bit more of all the goodies brought by everyone.
It's a getting too dark to take photos, but I'll keep trying.
And, still to come--at the end--is putting the finished product into 85 million jars.