The NFC B-Day Chat Thread

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by sunflour, Nov 7, 2015.

  1. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    When I was a kid my best friend had a collie named Rex. Rex was our constant companion on all activities from biking and playing sports to hunting and fishing - he just tagged along. All summer long he would hang out by our sides or rest in the shade while we played. Pick up a gun in the autumn and he turned into a bird dog. Coursing in front of us and flushing birds and marking where they fell when we shot them. Put the guns away, and Rex would not even look at a pheasant - smart dog.
     
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  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Well, my first dog was great at finding fire hydrants- so there!!
     
  3. Blooie

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  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    And what did he do with them? [​IMG]
     
  5. Blooie

    Blooie Team Spina Bifida Premium Member

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    Um, if you need an explanation, you're older than any of us thought! <ducking>
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Ya know, there's a possibility that there is no one older than me on BYC. [​IMG]
     
  7. N F C

    N F C just 1 more cup pls Premium Member Project Manager

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    I've never heard that but if goats act towards snakes the same way they do to peacocks, then I'd have to say that's an old wives tale. Those 2 girls jumped up on their bridge and froze until the intruder was chased out of their area.

    @Blooie I don't remember hearing you'd had goats, loved the Cecil story!
     
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  8. Blooie

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    I'm not sure that I ever mentioned it before, but that was why Ken is always whining about wanting goats every time we pass some in a field. We didn't live in that place out there very long after retirement, maybe 2 years. I was deliriously happy there finally being close to my family after 26 years of wandering, but I knew he missed his mountains terribly. So when Ken's folks offered this place to us, he jumped on it - and somehow neglected to tell me that we had just bought an old trailer house near the Big Horn Mountains! I was NOT a happy wife. In fact, I promised myself that I was going to hate it and make him so miserable he'd end up selling and taking me back home. I tried to hate it, I really did. But, it'll be 20 years this June, and if something happened to him tomorrow (God forbid!) I'd stay right here. (And I might just get a couple more goats just to make him mad!)
     
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  9. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Spring Dreaming Premium Member

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    Your goats are gorgeous, how have you kept it to only four, I have fourteen, at least I think that's the correct number.
     
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    oldhenlikesdogs Spring Dreaming Premium Member

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