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katrina

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An Old Farmer's Advice:
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>* Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong.
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>* Life ain't about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well
>you bounce.
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>* Keep skunks and bankers(except for sandhusker.) and lawyers at a distance.
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>* Life is simpler when you plow around the stump.
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> * A bumble bee is considerably faster than a John Deere tractor.
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>* Words that soak into your ears are whispered...not yelled.
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>* Meanness don't jes' happen overnight.
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>* Forgive your enemies. It messes up their heads.
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>* Do not corner something that you know is meaner than you.
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>* It don't take a very big person to carry a grudge.
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>* You cannot unsay a cruel word.
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>* Every path has a few puddles.
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>* When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.
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>* The best sermons are lived, not preached.
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>* Most of the stuff people worry about ain't never gonna happen anyway.
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>* Don't judge folks by their relatives.
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>* Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
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>* Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back,
>you'll enjoy it a second time.
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>* Don't interfere with somethin' that ain't botherin' you none.
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>* Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance.
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>* The easiest way to eat crow is while it's still warm, 'cause the colder
>it gets, the harder it is to swaller.
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>* If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop diggin'.
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>* It don't take a genius to spot a goat in a flock of sheep.
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>* Sometimes you get, and sometimes you get got.
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>* The biggest troublemaker you'll probably ever have to deal with, watches
>you from the mirror every mornin'.
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>* Always drink upstream from the herd.
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>* Good judgment comes from experience, and a lotta that comes from bad
>judgment.
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>* Lettin' the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier than puttin' it back
>in.
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>* If you get to thinkin' you're a person of some influence, try orderin'
>somebody else's dog around.
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>* Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly. Leave the rest
>to God.
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ranchwife

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excellent words of advise, Katrina!!!! I bought my hubby a series of 3 little books back when we were newlyweds and they were just chock full of good little pieces of advise!! the first book was "don't squat with yer spurs on"...can't remember the other 3, but will try and locate them and will gladly share!! :wink:
 

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Those were choice!! Especially like the eating old crow one as I've had some practise with that species :oops:
 

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Thanks Big Muddy, But, the truth be known I spend more time over 148 horse power than 1horse power. Where I grewup any farming other than a garden, you where considered a farmer. Anymore it's okay to be a farmer.
 

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