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d.j.-east texas    Posted 05-10-2002 at 09:00:49       [Reply]  [Send Email]
i too am new to this board,found it via antique tractors.me and my other(better,much better)half live about 9 miles outside a small town(about 1900 people)in east texas.she is from here originally,i being from houston.we have just under 10 acres,a few critters,a 1951 to-20,and all the great trials and tribulations of trying to be a new farmer.i was a commodities relocation engineer(a.k.a. truck driver)the last 28 years.my better half still drives 150 miles round trip to dallas each day to work at the v.a. hospital.i never really understood fully that this life i live now was something i had waited all my life for,i really would like to thank everyone for all the help i aquire from the postings here and on the fergie board.oh yeah i forgot to mention the town is canton,tx home of the world famous(so they say)1st monday trade days.to each and all i thank you.


8NTX    Posted 05-13-2002 at 07:58:43       [Reply]  [No Email]
Welcome to East Texas, D.J.! My place is about 30 mi. south of you near Athens. Go through your fine town at least once a week. You will grow to have a love/hate relationship with the First Monday crowds. Can't get around on Friday through Sunday once a month in Canton. But I do love to go the First Monday flea market, manage to do it about 5 or 6 times a year. Biggest and best flea market in the world! I got the cousin to your TO-20, a 1948 Ford 8N. But I couldn't put her to work yesterday - flat tire and left my compressor at the other house.


Cowboy Joe    Posted 05-10-2002 at 19:50:19       [Reply]  [No Email]
I was one of several DJs who hosted a Western Swing festival in Canton back in Aug,1988. Too damn hot & humid.


Sammie    Posted 05-10-2002 at 16:09:20       [Reply]  [No Email]
Welcome to the board dj- east Tex. You gave me a start there for a minute!! We had a DJ on the KT board not long ago - a woman that made "Hugo" look like a slumber party after everyone was asleep!!

There are alot of good people here - some REAL farmers, some part time REALY farmers, some soon to be (practicing) farmers, and then people like me who are county but not really country!!! and play with the idea of farming in as much as the land will allow. Right now my well is dry so I'm not even dreaming and thinking about watering my pasture with city water!! lol I don't even own a tractor but these good ol' boys and girls don't care - much. Anyway, Welcome.

Sammie (SammieLane of Shepard of the hills.)


Sammie    Posted 05-10-2002 at 16:11:23       [Reply]  [No Email]
Good grief!! I must be getting old!! That was on THIS board!! lol It hasn't recovered yet!! lol


Tx Fred    Posted 05-10-2002 at 12:08:43       [Reply]  [No Email]
Great area. Welcome and enjoy your new life.


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