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John in MIch    Posted 08-23-2019 at 15:55:32 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • This may have come by here in the past, but still a good read:

    Advice from An Old Farmer

    Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong.
    Keep skunks and bankers 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 bothering 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..
    Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly. Leave the rest to God.
    Don’t pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight, he’ll just kill you.
    Most times, it just gets down to common sense.

    RobyGa    Posted 08-23-2019 at 19:33:26 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • Good ones John... I try live by them. You just don't have time to make everything right...yesterday I was 64, tomorrow my Bday, I'll be 75....what happened? I still feel like I'm 64. Thank the Lord.

    Larry TX    Posted 08-26-2019 at 11:09:26 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • You have me beat (in age) by 2 1/2 months Roby - Happy (belated) Birthday!

    John in Mich    Posted 08-23-2019 at 19:46:46 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Hey Roby, I agree. I retired at 64, only 12 years ago. My mind says I'm still under 50. My body says, "dumb sh-t" you are 76. LOL Just came in the house after a nice fire in the back yard, a good book and an nice smooth Scotch. Yahoo!

    Larry TX    Posted 08-26-2019 at 11:15:55 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • ....and you John have me beat in age by a year, but I too have the similar mind that says I'm 40 or so, yet my body says like your's does, "you're an old fart and you simply can't do what you used to be able to do - at least not for any extended lengths of time".

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