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Soapweed

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A pooch, a porcupine
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And Peach with her pliers
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When there is a piano to be moved, some folks grab for the bench. Others of us just stand around and take pictures. :wink:
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They are gaining.
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My, what big feet you have.
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There, that's better.
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Heifers on a hill
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Heifers on another hill
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And another
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How does a heifer hide in a sunflower patch? She paints her toenails yellow. :roll:
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A long-time friend and area resident, Big Swede's dad.
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Storm clouds to the north
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Tumultuous clouds
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Seems to be coming my way; I'd best seek shelter.
 

Big Swede

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My Dad is the original Big Swede. Back in the CB days of the 70's our neighbor gave him that "handle" and it stuck. I thought it was a cool nickname so when Soapweed introduced me to this site I stole it for my own use.

My Dad is doing quite well for his age, 86 and still comes out to help out whenever he wants to. I asked him to rake hay for me this weekend while the rest of the family and I are going to move our oldest son to college. I sure am lucky to still have his help and companionship.
 

nortexsook

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That's so cool about your Dad! The older I get the more I realize this world is really mostly about family and friends!
 

Big Muddy rancher

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My dad will be 89 in about a month and he still rakes some hay for me. Today while I was cutting he drove through the cows and put out mineral. I feel very fortunate to have had a long and great working relationship with my dad. :D
 

loomixguy

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I lost mine 21 years ago this October. What I wouldn't give to have just 10 or 15 minutes with him. He never saw any of my kids. :cry: Dads...enjoy them while you have them!
 

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