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The guy that likes to help me, he’s mid-eighties and I’m mid-sixties. Everyday we get a load on the truck and trailer as we’re headed home he says “Not a bad day for a couple old guys.” First time he said that I couldn’t figure out who he was talking about until I looked in the mirror and saw all my gray hair.
 
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Brightest stars burn out the fastest.
But they are the brightest and shine above the others that go unnoticed.
If you want to be a self full filled prophecy, there’s nothing anybody can say or do that will change that. Personally, I want to be around to see all my grandchildren get married and raise or start to raise their family. Your results obviously may vary. I hold nothing against you for not thinking the way I do, just think it’s such a waste of your future. Watching my kids and grandkids grow up into full blown adults has been the highlight of my life so far, nothing else compares.
 
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If you want to be a self full filled prophecy, there’s nothing anybody can say or do that will change that. Personally, I want to be around to see all my grandchildren get married and raise or start to raise their family. Your results obviously may vary. I hold nothing against you for not thinking the way I do, just think it’s such a waste of your future. Watching my kids and grandkids grow up into full blow adults has been the highlight of my life so far, nothing else compares.
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Since this turned into an 'old farts' session after resurrection:

Posted this over a decade ago when neighbor was 82 or 83 YO, he died 2 years ago at 94 YO.
He wanted to cut down one more 4 ft DBH tree, did a pretty good job.

He was a professional logger in the late 40s and the 50s, then ran the county parks maintenance department till retirement.


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Have a couple of grandkids in the 20s, one married yet. Wonder if the GGkids will like to hack down trees like the GKs did.
Have one more 4 ft black cottonwood in the back, maybe let the 18 YO grandson (already bought his own chainsaw!) drop it next summer.
 
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Since this turned into an 'old farts' session after resurrection:

Posted this over a decade ago when neighbor was 82 or 83 YO, he died 2 years ago at 94 YO.
He wanted to cut down one more 4 ft DBH tree, did a pretty good job.

He was a professional logger in the late 40s and the 50s, then ran the county parks maintenance department till retirement.


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Have a couple of grandkids in the 20s, one married yet. Wonder if the GGkids will like to hack down trees like the GKs did.
Have one more 4 ft black cottonwood in the back, maybe let the 18 YO grandson (already bought his own chainsaw!) drop it next summer.
Too bad about the neighbor.
Guy I delivered firewood to died this summer, he was a logger in that timeframe as well, he also went on to work with our little municipality. I still deliver wood to his wife, last time I was there she said he started off here in town at $26 a week. He was a great guy, we talked a good bit about his logging days.

Cool about the grandson, that would be awesome if he got to drop it.
 
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