Thursday, April 9, 2009

From the Queen

One of the local founts of elderly wisdom is the Soperton Dairy Queen, where a half-dozen, give or take a few, men assemble from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. for coffee and discussion. One of the topics this week really separated the country boys from the town boys, also the real elders from the young folks, those around 65. It's an open fraternity which anyone can join by simply showing up.

The knowledge and experience was challenged when someone asked "Do you know how to use a joe harrow?" Feeling smug, they continued with "Do you know what a number ten Oliver is?" As the audience was all male, everybody nodded in the affirmative, but at least one didn't have a factual answer.

So, here's your talking point for the day. Ask your children. Then ask them to ask Grandpa. He will have the answer. How about you FFA boys and girls? Ask Mr. Barry Norris.

We don't have a photo for this post, because we hope somebody will send one, or if they have a number ten Oliver we'll be glad to take the picture.

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