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Advice from An Ol’ Farmer

old farmer in field of wildflowers

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 …

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Ireland Declared War on France

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Long ago, Jacques Chirac, The French President, was sitting in his office when his telephone rings. “Hallo, Mr. Chirac!” a heavily accented voice said. “This is Paddy down at the Harp Pub in County Clare, Ireland. I am ringing to inform you that we are officially declaring war on you!” …

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Sleep Through A Storm

A Parable-like Story — Author Unknown A young man applied for a job as a farmhand.  When the farmer asked for his qualifications, he said, “I can sleep through a storm.” This puzzled the farmer… but he liked the young man.  So he hired him. A few weeks later, the …

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