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No more chores
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bob ny    Posted 03-16-2004 at 09:09:54       [Reply]  [No Email]
the last truck just pulled out going to auction . between heart, lungs and arthritus my days of livestock caregiver are over.have my dog and three cats left .the doctor and the warden ganged up on me and i gave in . one of my nieghbors even is going to take some stock fence
i don't know how he found out.it happened so fast
now all i have to do is learn to sleep till 8 and watch tv and go to bed at 9


buck    Posted 03-16-2004 at 15:11:11       [Reply]  [No Email]

I retired 4 years ago come June and my first order was to build my daughter and SIL a house so I could get them out of my retirement home. One day I slept in untill 10 and felt so rested and relaxed that I made sleeping in my no.1 priority. I stay busy doing odd jobs now and let my dog 2 cats and 2 horses pamper me. The formal working seem like some distant memory. Most of the chores that used to be such a burdon are now enjoyable. Never thought that digging post holes by hand could be relaxin. You take it easy in your own way and pamper yourself.


deadcarp    Posted 03-16-2004 at 09:29:12       [Reply]  [No Email]
enjoy it bob. We all work for retirement and then hope it never comes, but it does offer a chance to put things right. You watch - pretty soon you'll be so busy you'll wonder how ya ever had time for piddly things like work & chores. Now you have time to replant & let grow some of those things you've been harvesting for years. Think about it and enjoy your freedoms. :)


bob ny    Posted 03-16-2004 at 09:42:58       [Reply]  [No Email]
i still have my tractors and the tractor club to take up some of the time and maybe a few more parades plus a lot of YARD WORK smoothing torn up turf.reseeding dismantling sheds and feeders
planting a new lawn. realy nothing to do lol
i just have to look like i am taking it easy


Fern(Mi)    Posted 03-16-2004 at 10:15:22       [Reply]  [No Email]
Wouldn't hurt finding some kids, young minds, to relate your more colorful experiences too. Not everything important to a child comes from a book. Kids listening to us oldsters soon get the idea whatever they thought their parents were telling jusst might be so. History repeating itself. Check out 4H. Go to fairs and tell the kids their doing okay. Kids need more reasurance than we do.
While it may be to late smart for us it ain't to late to try to smarten the youngsters a head of us.
And above all share the eraly times with the Mrs's.
If there's anything I almost hate's as much as mud, it's Clink reminding me of my varried stupid stunts or fouled displays of the manly arts.
Given a little time you wont have time to finish tomorrow what ya didn't finish yesterday.
Here's to new horizons
Fernan.
Do you play checkers?


Clipper    Posted 03-16-2004 at 09:52:09       [Reply]  [No Email]
Get Fern to give ya lessons on takin it easy and still getting stuff done...he may even give ya some tips on how ta bamboozle them goofy Docs. :^)


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