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Re: Got all Horsed out yesterday!!! Long post warning LOL


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Posted by wisbaker on November 23, 2012 at 13:21:41 from (207.118.181.192):

In Reply to: Got all Horsed out yesterday!!! Long post warning LOL posted by JD Seller on November 22, 2012 at 21:30:17:

First you should put all these stories in a book or some magazine should hire you as a columnist. Some of the authors I have enjoyed reading tell tales about life as it used to be and they defined and wrote about the traditional values your stories speak of. It is refreshing to hear about such values in today's society, and how they are conflicting with some of the new values being shoved down our throats. I often wonder if the decreasing value we as a society place on manual labor is part the reason we are finding it hard to get a horse properly shod, or a roof installed so it doesn't leak or your car repaired right the first time. Or maybe it's just our move to large corporations and employees vs tradesmen or small businessmen have left the person actually providing the service with little input or reason to do it right. About rich people- before we moved to the farm in Michigan I lived in a small town in Northern Illinois. It was mostly ethnic Italians and blue collar, it is where my paternal Grandmother grew up. To the south and west was a larger affluent city, another to the north, to the east- Lake Michigan. While we lived there my Dad worked for UPS, most of the time on a package route in the city to the North. Many of the houses he delivered to had last names like Swift, Armour and Stuart (Quaker Oats). He often spoke well of his customers but usually didn't have much good to say about the folks to the South. One day I asked him why, he explained the folks to the south thought they had money and wanted to impress everyone, the folks to the North KNEW they had money and didn't really feel they had to impress anyone. I have also heard explanations between first generation wealth and subsequent generations having a much different outlook on money and life. The family I worked for when I was in exile down South was an example, the older Brothers running the place were about the age of my parents, the younger brothers about my age and younger. The older children grew up as the old man was struggling to get the business going, by the time the younger ones came along the family was wealthy and they grew up in a different environment it showed in the different ways they interacted with the employees.


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