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Old 11-07-2006, 01:29 PM   #1
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An Old Farmer's Advice

* Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong.

* Keep skunks and bankers and lawyers at a distance.

* Life is simpler when you plow around the stump.

* A bumble bee is considerably faster than a John Deere tractor.

* Words that soak into your ears are whispered...not yelled.

* Meanness don't jes' happen overnight.

* Forgive your enemies. It messes up their heads.

* Do not corner something that you know is meaner than you.

* It don't take a very big person to carry a grudge.

* You cannot unsay a cruel word.

* Every path has a few puddles.

* When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.

* The best sermons are lived, not preached.

* Most of the stuff people worry about ain't never gonna happen anyway.

* Don't judge folks by their relatives.

* Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.

* Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you'll enjoy it a second time.

* Don't interfere with somethin' that ain't botherin' you none.

* Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance.

* If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop diggin'.

* Sometimes you get, and sometimes you get got.

* The biggest troublemaker you'll probably ever have to deal with, watches you from the mirror every mornin'.

* Always drink upstream from the herd.

* Good judgment comes from experience, and a lotta that comes from bad judgment.

* Lettin' the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier than puttin' it back in.

* If you get to thinkin' you're a person of some influence, try orderin' somebody else's dog around.


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Old 11-07-2006, 08:25 PM   #2
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You can learn a lot from an old farmer. Both of my grandpappys were farmers and I learned a bunch from them.


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Old 01-12-2007, 04:17 PM   #3
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That Old Farmer

That Old Farmer didn't get to be old by being Stupid.
What do you say?

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Old 01-12-2007, 08:04 PM   #4
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The old Farmer!

Thnks for the smile as this made me think of my Grand Father who is no longer with us.

J D Tyler put many of smiles on my face and many memories to carry on.

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Old 01-15-2007, 10:36 AM   #5
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Thanks for sharing!!!!!!
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