Friday, February 19, 2010

CLIMB EV'RY MOUNTAIN

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Here we go...it's Deep Clean Friday! This Ozark farm chicks favorite day of the week. It's been awhile since I posted a Deep Clean Friday and I didn't want ya'll to think I'd fallen plumb off the wagon and stopped cleanin' the old Ponderosa homestead. Nope, no living in filth here 'cause I'm Nezzy and I take cleaning eminently serious. The dishwasher's swooshing, washer's gyrating, tub jets whirling and the dryer is tumbling a big batch a dungarees . Anyone dizzy? All nick~knacks are dustless and the carpets vacuumed. The mud room floor is as shinny as a new lustrous copper penny. The dust-bunnies are washed from the furnace filters and those nasty little germy faucet screens are disinfected. Go ahead, turn me into Cleaners Anonymous, schedule me for meetin's and assign me a sponsor but I can't help myself. Cleaning is like my chocolate, it relaxes me, soothes me and makes me happy. We all know what happen if mama ain't happy!

Now let me take ya'll back a few weeks. The week the temperatures barely rose above zero. The week we had the dreaded Ozark's ice and nine inches of snow layin' on top of it. The week we had scheduled to take the Young Guns to market. The Young Guns were gettin' huge and the market was good. The plan was that we would load them on our twenty foot gooseneck trailer hauling them the the Teeny Town Sale Barn to be loaded on a big double-decker pot going to a larger sale barn south of us. This would take three trips with the long necked trailer to accomplish this endeavor 'cause these Fat Alberts were large in number and ahhhhum, a little chubby.

We started a little after seven that morning with the thermometer also sittin' on a whoppin' seven degrees. I had on my yoga leggins, jeans over the leggins, two pair of socks, at tee, a sweatshirt, a stocking hat, a Carhartt hoodie, Carhartt coveralls, gloves inside gloves and my barn boots. Ya'll worried about my undies? Didn't ya know underwear is optional here in the Ozarks? I was set for the task before me except it was still dark as oil on a tire and the cattle were black. Oh, did I mention I'm night blind? Looking like the Michelin Man blindly maneuvering the snow like a blundering klutz, I was a willing help-meet who was ready for action 'cause I had my big old yellow cattle stick in hand. Taking all factors into consideration Hubby and I penned and separated the cattle without the usual mishaps. Woohoo!!! Soon the first load was off and I was back in the house huggin' my warm fireplace.

Less than an hour later, Hubby was back loadin' the second batch of big boys also without calamity. Yippee!!! This was reason to open the freezer to pull out the leftover Christmas fudge and celebrate 'cause things rarely go as planned here on the Ponderosa. Then ten minutes later it happened with the ring of the telephone. I could hear,"..I.... nee...bring...ep.....and...ug....ak." Cell Phones!!! Ten minutes later the phone rings again after Hubby hiked to a house and begged the use a land line, "I need you to bring some ashes, I'm really stuck on top of a hill." Well, I had just cleaned the fireplace and I wasn't about to put blazin' red hot embers in my car. After pondering a suitable substitute for ashes, I grabbed up some Quickrite dry cement along with a couple bags of ice cream salt and headed out patting myself on the back for my resourcefulness. Instead of taking the blacktop roads that were brined and bladed Hubs took the narrow hilly cow trail country road because it was half as far drivin' the back way as it was to take the highway. I set forth to find Hubby discovering the glossy road was as slick as cow snot. Carefully maneuvering skinny twisted ice packed road, I finally reached 'the hill' immediately turning around to go back to the Ponderosa to retrieve a pick. I so wish I had grabbed my camera to capture the discombobulation that Hubby, his truck, gooseneck and Young Guns were in.

The big brown four wheel drive farm truck had slid wedging its helpless self against a mammoth gigantic tree. Good thing 'cause if it hadn't all would have descended and plummeted over the ledge and down the tall bluff. The gooseneck carrying the cattle had jackknifed just a bit completely blockin' the road. Hubby chipped the ice with the trusty pick, spread the dry cement around the buried tires and began to gun the vehicle's motor smokin' the spinnin' tires and shifting the cattle trailer toward the polar ledge with no avail. I could just see the Young Guns plunging to their death at the bottom of the ravine and there goes our bread and butter baby! Hubby get's out of the truck sayin', " I guess we need to go get a tractor." Well this farm chick knows what that means. My favorite sayin' around the Ponderosa is, "ya want me to do WHAT???" It means this chick is on massive farm equipment she's not confident operating pulling a 3/4 ton flatbed and twenty foot cattle trailer stuffed with obese bovine on an icy Ozark cliff. I could not see this ending well by any stretch of my very vivid imagination. This is when I heard Hubby softly said,"or call Big D." "Yes, Yes, oh please call Big D", I squealed like a cheerleader with new pom~poms. Big D drives an enormous bright-red wrecker that had pulleys, chains and all the bells and whistles for such predicaments. Man help, filled with muscles oozing testosterone and burly man spit. That's just what this job required.

Big D came to the rescue securing the liberating wrecker to the side of the mountain above winching the cattle train up and over the icy hill to the blessed blacktop road. The second load of Young Guns traveled safely to the waiting semi pot at Teeny Town Sale Barn but it was too late for the third load to make the journey. They would have to wait to make the run to market the following week. Just like the title of the 1959 Rogers and Hammerstein's show-tune song, this Ozarks farm chick was sooooo delighted she did not have to mount that big old blue tractor and help that cattle train "Climb Ev'ry Mountain!!!

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  1. WOW What an adventure!!! I would have been nervous to drive a tractor like that... So glad everything worked out okay in the end!
    Love the "Ya want me to do WHAT??"

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  2. Hubby is a real neatnick so I got to clean up really good whenever he comes home. Right now I'm cleaning up a storm.
    Have a lovely weekend.
    *kisses* HH

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  3. That is a real adventure!! WOW!!

    Thank you so much for your prayers and encouragement.
    andrea

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  4. Loved the story! Friday is my clean day too. Dish washer is running, two loads of clothes done, another is the drier, bathrooms cleaned, cake baked for church fundraiser, heading into town to exercise and then get grandson. Will be back home to join hubby in the remaining cleaning. Yes! He helps.
    I wouldn't have wanted to be pulling him out with the tractor, either, but like you, I would have given it a good ol' Ozarks try!

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  5. Thank the world for Big D. Nothing like a little muscle and testosterone to get a job like that done....much better than a tractor-drivin' clean freak. I'm wondering what Hubby heard from you about taking the shortcut in those conditions.

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  6. Your adventure sounds similar to those I was having recently. Combine snow and ice with the Ozarks, plus a flatbed gooseneck with a big load of logs presented a scenerio related to yours!

    I have a tendency to squeeze my eyes shut when I'm close to something dangerous or scary and trying to keep my eyes open while steering our big F 350 between a pond and a cliff with only inches to spare was enough excitement to last me for the rest of the year!

    Glad to hear that you had help and got everything under control again.

    Now all we need is some dry weather and spring days to right our little world again.

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  7. Great story/adventure! Loved the cell phone bit especially. Oh my, happens too much in our neck o' the woods :) Thanks for sharing, and also for putting me in the cleaning mode! -Tammy

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  8. Oh Nezzy, I simply adore you! What a delightful read and girl can you write! I soaked up every word except for the "slick as cow snot" part...I got a mighty weak spot when it comes to snot...le sigh!

    You are something else my dear, house cleaner extraordinaire and ranch hand extraordinaire!

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  9. You and your hubby are quite a team!
    Thanks for the information about your addiction to cleaning, your being night blind and especially the great revelation of "underwear is an option in the Ozarks".
    Entertaining post as usual, Nezzy!

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  10. I'd rather be cleaning anyday than to fight the ice and snow and frigid tems. You had me holding my breath there for a minute. Thankfully it all turned out ok. Those tow trucks are wonderful things. Tomorrow is my day to clean and I really do enjoy it.

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  11. Ahhh Nezzy, you tell stories like no one else! I can relate to the bundling up (undies included here) but not to the ice storms. We get snow, in normal years, about 4 feet deep, not all at once mind you, but it can be tough getting through all the same.

    When you get the insatiable need to clean, you can come visit me any time. I might learn something ... LOL
    ~Yvette~

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  12. You are too funny! Have a grand weekend!

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  13. What a great update - - - the only thing missing was, "and no cows were harmed in the actual adventure". Ice is one scary thing to deal with - - - and hardly any vehicle can be the victor over it.

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  14. Nice to meet another cleaning addict.

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  15. First of all, all that talk of how clean your house is has almost shamed my into cleaning mine. I say "almost" because I have a high tolerance for shame.

    Second, holy moley, girlfriend! That is way more excitement that I'd be able to take. Sure made a great story though. How I wish you'd had your camera.

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  16. "Yes, Yes, oh please call Big D" - "Man help"! I love it!!!

    Man help, filled with muscles oozing testosterone and man spit! hahahahahahahaha.

    I love it! Yep, ya made my day. Maybe even my week. Heck this could be my forever saying from now on. Man help.

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  17. just like a guy to think he could make it through all the ice and snow!! :-)

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  18. I am still laughting as type this-thankfully everything turned out great but your descriptions are hysterical.
    Have a great weekend!!!!

    Melinda

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  19. Us country gals can do it all can't we? I learned to drive on an old tractor as we were baling hay! My deep clean day is Saturday. Love your descriptions.

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  20. You can tell a great story... you had a real country adventure that sounds a lot like the ones we have here in the Rockies.

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  21. I could never live on a farm. TOo labor intensive. You are some woman to take all that on. I'm exhausted just reading it!

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  22. truly an adventure I hope not to ever have. ;)

    Love the idea of deep cleaning every friday. Hmmm... maybe after work and when the kids are in bed? Ha! Who am I kidding, I'll be in bed too! ;)

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  23. dear nezzie~
    anytime you want to come to missouri for a visit
    ....
    on a friday...
    you are welcome to come to my house
    :)
    have a great weekend~~
    love
    chas

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  24. Nezzy, you visited my blog this day and I not knowing you just had to come visit you right back. I'm sure glad I did, because this was a riot. You are a fabulous storyteller. What brought you to my blog and the post about oak trees?
    Cheers for you,
    Chris

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  25. Whoa!!! I had to read this three times to take it all in!!! So glad to called Big D!

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  26. You are one brave chic Nezzy! You just amaze me! Just to be out in that cold, loading cattle. OMG! We used to have to go out and chase cows and pigs that had gotten loose. Thank goodness I had 6 brothers! So glad Mr. Testosterone came along! You are one tough little cookie Nezzy! And it sounds like your a cleaning machine! Have a great week-end and I hope you can stay out of the cold. Cindy

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  27. Wonderful story, how many times has Carhart saved you from freezing?

    I am glad I was not driving that trailer!

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  28. OK - you win.
    You are one tough woman
    and I am a Wimp.
    Glad my dh doesn't read your Blog.
    You've set the bar waaaay to high
    for me.

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  29. Your story was frightening and funny all at the same time and I am so happy to know all is well.

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  30. Cleaning? Bah! Too busy having fun blogging!

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  31. I am a cleaning freak just like you Nezzy. THere is nothing that makes me feel so awesome as the sound of the washer/dryer, dishwasher and mop water running.

    Love to you!
    Beth

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  32. Nezzy it's your Carhartt Bibs that makes you Super Missouri Woman on the Ponderosa!! What would life be like without Carhartt?? Well, and ok maybe a little "man help".

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  33. Wow, what a story. I'm glad to be a "townie". You would croak if you saw my house. I've been known to hide all the dirty dishes in the bathtub and pull the shower curtain. Those days are gone and I keep things pretty neat, but never super clean. Just doesn't bother me that much. I do clean every week after watching "Hoarders", just to make sure. Take care and enjoy the weekend!

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  34. What a scary adventure! You're a great storyteller! (Hope you found yourself some underwear after all that... ;-))

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  35. I was getting nervous just reading this. Good thing you had a bit of Christmas fudge before the disaster started. I'm sure that helped a little to take the edge off of the panic. Good thing Big D came to the rescue.

    You live a very adventurous life, my friend!

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  36. What an adventure! I love your posts, Nezzy!

    Oh, I need some of your Ozark water or whatever it is you drink over there to get into loving Deep Cleans! :)

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  37. If my environment is clean AND organized, I feel very zen. My functional amount of OCD insures that I feel very zen most of the time. ;)

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  38. Thats quite the adventure you had there woman!

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  39. Wow!! I'm proud of you - in it for the long haul... standin by yer man.

    What a story. Glad your all okay... even the young guns!

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  40. You are my new American Idol Farm Gal! I can manage chickens but could never manage cattle. There have been times it was necessary for me to drive the backhoe or one of our tractors to pull or push but it always makes me first crawl into a fetal position and pray for one of the helpful neighbors to come to my rescue.

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  41. Such a story lady. So glad you brought in the Big Guns (Big D) to rescue your Young Guns. I quickly yield to might and power.
    Wish I had your cleaning desire. I keep praying for the lottery to come in so I can hire it done.

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  42. Oh my goodness, the fact that you are so calm and able to not panic. I'd be crying and wondering what to do. Great writing I could see and feel the tensions..


    Dorothy from grammology
    grammology.com

    PS we're neatnicks too..

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  43. Gosh nezzie, that's quite a story. I love it. I can picture your adventure so clearly, it's like I was there.

    I love to clean too..

    sometimes. lol

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  44. That was an adventure - and would have been tragic if the Young Guns would have headed down the bluff....can you imagine what they (Young Guns) were discussing the entire time they were sitting a bit awkward... They probably thought you were an angel until the Big D came!

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  45. ~Whew! What an episode in the never dull life of Nezzy!
    ~Oh, and by the way, you can come and get your cleaining fix on my place anytime! Wish I had that ailment. I growl the entire time I clean!
    ~Now..ironing, that's another story. Always enjoy it. I even iron my sheets.
    Fondly,
    Joanne

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  46. If you still feel like cleaning, you can come over to my house.

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  47. I keep losing my comment to you???? Oh don't you know that you are not allowed to operate farm machinery while on drugs:) Guess I could not help out with those poor animals stuck on that hillside. Glad it turned out well and tell hubby no more short cuts until things thaw.
    Stay warm. Off the aquarium today to see sharks with the other GA bloggers.
    Joyce

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  48. G'day, Nezzy ~ Every day I visit I look to see what I missed prior to today ... you bring such a chuckle to my day! I can picture every bit of this event(s).

    Buried under this 54" of snow, sloowwwlllyyy melting) I tore apart every cupboard, shelf & drawer yesterday ... new shelving pads, do I need it or do I not ... felt good!

    Have a beautiful weekend.
    Hugs, Marydon

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  49. Oh Nezzy! Thank God there's a "Big D" in your life - oozing testosterone and ready and willing to help move large vehicles and bovines! Yahoo!

    Hope you have a blessed - WARM - SAFE weekend!

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  50. so glad to know i am not the only one who enjoys things clean :0 i love my vacumn cleaner. gah!
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  51. You've recieved a Blog Award! Please come to http://acountrymom.blogspot.com and pick it up!!

    Thank you for your wonderful blog :)

    Mrs A

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  52. That would have been the first thing out of my mouth--can you call the man help please? LOL

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  53. My Grama&#39;s SoulFebruary 20, 2010 at 5:50 PM

    Nezzy.....Your post cracked me up!!! It also wore me out and I didn't even lift a dust rag. :O) :O)

    Blessings,

    Jo

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  54. You are a great story teller. I'm glad all ended up well. Sounds scary.

    As to cleaning, my attitude is why bother, it just ends up having to be cleaned again, ha. I'm not quite that bad but it's hard for me to be satisfied after cleaning because I know how short of a time it stays clean.

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  55. Man you have some good stories - what an interesting life you lead out there in the Ozarks.

    Did you clean every Friday? lol

    sandie

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  56. Cleaning and adventures - my two favourite things :0)

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  57. Saturday is my clean day when the kids are off from school. They help clean too. I can't uncleanliness and clutter. I enjoy cleaning though my family thinks I'm a bit of a neat freak but that's ok. Better to live clean than dirty!

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  58. I will be singing that song all day!
    I'm so glad that tree stopped your hunny from slip-sliding down the hill. What is it with men and short cuts?

    Just wanted you to know that there is an award for you over at my place.
    :-)
    Traci
    38andgrowing.blogspot.com

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  59. Oh Nezzy, I love the way you tell a story! What an experience!!!!

    My niece is studying to be a large animal vet with the dream of working on a cattle ranch. I'm sending this to her as incentive to study hard. She would have loved being there!

    Have a fabulous week my friend and travel safe.
    xo

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  60. Whoa, that could have been a disaster. How are you going to get that concrete of the underside of your truck:)
    Marnie

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  61. Hi My Precious Prayin Friend,

    I so love you!! What a wild ride this post took me on. I've never had so excitement in all my life.

    I dropped in to say how much I appreciate you and your thoughtfulness...always thinking about us and keeping our family in your prayers.

    You're "THE BEST" Nezzy. Big Hugs being sent your way today and every day.

    Re: Oh, and I sure wish I had your energy...my thorough house cleaning ventures these days are in slow mode. ;)

    Love you,
    Alleluiabelle

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  62. What a wonderful adventure! Thank you for sharing it with us.

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  63. What a great story...! It sounds like Hubby's a keeper. :-)

    You folks need to move to the frozen North up here in Canada. We have cherry tree and magnolia trees blooming, dandelions blooming, and people are mowing their lawns. Summer in February...! It's crazy...!

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  64. Love your adventures! Don't envy the cleaning part, though!

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  65. You have such a wonderful sense of humor and a great style od writing! I'm still chuckling!
    Thanks so much for the visit!

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  66. Guys...can't live with 'em. Can't live without 'em.

    I think that testosterone is directly related to the short cut thought in winter.

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  67. My house is always open and in need of a good cleanin. I'm just saying....

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  68. Hi: That was quite an adventure. Glad all is well. Any time you feel like cleaning someone else's home, I have a guest room (lol)! Blessings, Martha

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  69. You know, I can totally understand now why you say cleaning is like your vice as opposed to chocolate. I had some time to clean the house this past weekend and I have to admit I loved it because I could finally see the floor!!!

    And what a story this is!!! Your description of things always cracks me up..."slicker than cow snot" and referring to the cattle as "Fat Alberts".

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  70. What a story! You kept me on the edge of my seat. Whew. All's well that ends well.

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  71. First Nezzy do you hire out ha ha!! Girl what a story to be told..we use to raise ostrichs and Emus here and were always out loading and unloading them...a Big pain..Hope you have a great week my friend...Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

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  72. Oh my god,what a popular blog it is!

    I will be happy to see you in my blog.
    I am writting poems...53 years old.

    Best wishes from Turkey..

    Rgds

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  73. Wow! That was some story Nezzy!
    And you're a cleaner? Be still my heart!!! (-:

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  74. Hi, Nezzy,
    I'm so glad everything turned out alright. But, listen. If you ever feel the need for somethin' to clean and your house is being all rude by staying tidy, you just let me know. You can come on over here and dust, shine and polish to your heart's delight. It wouldn't bother me one bit to have a perfectly clean house.

    Loved the post.

    Yaya
    Yaya's Changing World

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  75. Thanks for stopping by to visit and taking the time to leave a comment! You had me in stitches reading of your great adventure, although I'm certain it played out more like a suspense thriller than a comedy in real life. You are one very brave girl!!!

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  76. Wow! What a story! So glad your hubby let you call the tow truck. My hubby would be VERY reluctant about asking for help, too. Men;)

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  77. Oh my word Nezzy! I saw this post the other day but my tired brain couldn't concentrate and I am so glad I re-read it. Well yee-haw doggy if you don't have more fun than any country gal I know. Glad that everything worked out for you. And if you're in the cleaning mood feel free to stop by my house. My nesting instinct hasn't gotten further than decorating, though I'm sure my cleaning urge will eventually kick in!

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  78. You are amazing-such an inspiration! So strong and honestly! There is something about that song that song that reminds me of you. In a great way. xoxo

    SC

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  79. Nezzy, what a trek! Wo----
    Thank you dear one for sharing and all your supportive comments on my blog as well. Blessings.

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  80. You tell a great story!!

    Burly man spit and yoga leggins with jeans over the leggins were my favorites this time. :)

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  81. Now that's what I call an Adventure with a capital A. I wonder if they could make this story into a Broadway Musical. Ha!!
    My favorite quote: "muscles oozing testosterone and burly man spit." : )
    M.L.

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  82. It's so lovely to 'meet' a fellow farm wife on the other side of the world ! Thanks so much for visiting my blog/farm all the way over in East Africa ... as you say, our lives are very much alike although we live 'worlds' apart !
    Bye for now
    Lynda, Kilimanjaro, East Africa

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  83. Well, having a clean house makes me happy -- but it makes me happier if somebody else has made it that way. Thanks for the inspiration, though. Love your blog! Thanks for stopping by mine.

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  84. Cow snot....made me snort. You can spin a yarn and I love the farm euphemisms...like that big word!!

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  85. 86 comments!? 86? Lawsamercy, Cowgirl- you sure know how to rope 'em in. With stories like these, I see how it can happen. Wow. Now I know a real live cowgirl! Eat your heart out Huck Finn! All the best adventures are right here in Blogtown.

    Thanks for paying me a visit. Come again, anytime and spray a little Lemon Pledge in my direction, will ya?

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  86. And you did all of this with no underwear on?

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  87. Oh Nezzy, You are such a great storyteller. You should write a book! Glad the Young Guns finally made it to market.
    Hugs, Rhondi

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  88. Hi Nezzy, how are you? I read this again, love your blog, everything. Hope you are well.

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  89. Hi Nezzy, What an adventure! I am glad it all ended well! I used to clean like you I decided it was an illness..and I should just get over it..I still do have relapses and clean obsessively.. Those Germs gotta go.
    You write so well, it is so entertaining! I so enjoy my visits here:)

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  90. You are something else. It has not been nearly that cold here, and this South Ga girl feels like she has about frozen to death! Love the stories of you and your sweet hubby! Have a blessed evening! Jackie

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  91. You ARE writing a book, aren't you?!?!? I tried to be concerned about your hubby and the tubbies, but I was laughing too hard!

    It's such fun to be here :)

    Lucy

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  92. There is no one who can tell a story better than you. I grew up on a ranch, and I know how spicy life can be. Never plan a whole day!

    I can just picture it. You would have to do a video of you on the tractor. I would pay to see it!

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  93. Should someone convince you to go to Cleaners Anonymous, would ya mind stopping by my place beforehand? Thanks, Hon!

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  94. Oh Lordy, Nezzy, this is funny! I do believe you could turn an afternoon of ironing and changing the litterbox into an adventure!

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  95. This post is funny and it sent me back to the day I had to drive the truck pulling down the tree that was attempting to fall into our house after Warren cut into it with the chain saw. Ooooh the things we get ourselves into!

    Becky K.
    Hospitality Lane

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  96. My busy friend how I love to come by here...I have to save this and reread it....you are just tooooooo funny and I so need you in my life and would love to have your energy...my home so needs a Nezzy right now.
    love you
    Maggie

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  97. Yay for Big D! Although I'm sure he costs more than your tractor would have, LOL. All's well that ends well, right?

    So tomorrow is Deep Clean Friday again, huh? Kudos to you girl, housecleaning just doesn't rank as high on my list of things to do anymore... the futility of it is what gets to me when I see the mudroom covered in mud. Again.

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  98. Nezzy! You are such a great country gal...but..you have a dishwasher! I haven't had a dishwasher for a few years now. I am jealous!
    I love your stories! :)
    Thank you also for your sweet comments on my posts. You are always so kind! Always!
    Hugs,
    Mona

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  99. Aloha, you crack me up, as soon as I read your post title I started singing sound of music!!
    as usual, you have entertained me and left me smiling:)When I read of the farm adventures it makes me feel closer to the soil, my boots in my closet and the fence that has a spot strong enough to hold my toosh!!
    I hope I can return the sweet favors you do for me
    love your thoughts and my visits,
    hugs from Hawaii
    Brandi

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  100. I love your stories...thank you for sharing. I must say you can come clean my house anytime you wish! Thank you for visiting my blog the other day! Happy weekend. xo

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  101. We have a friend in the tow business- good friend to have!

    Thanks for visiting my blog.

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  102. Wanna come clean my house? I don't find cleaning as enjoyable..

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  103. Glad disaster was averted. And why couldn't I have inherited that cleaning gene?! :)

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  104. wow... wow... wow...
    auw...auw...auw...

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  105. I wish you a very good weeekend.

    Best wishes from Turkey..

    Best Regards

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  106. I'm laughing my head off cause it sounds just like our life :)! We farm in Central Missouri. I found you from Farming on Faith and I'm so glad I did. Can't wait to have time to read more of your blog :0!

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  107. I thought you would get a laugh out of my so called STEW post today:) Can you believe they actually sent that out of the kitchen? I did not mention the school since they have my name for the parking pass and I sure as heck do not need the food Police at my house to take me to prison where they serve bolony sandwiches per Martha Stewart:)
    Joyce

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  108. My hubby grew up on a farm - so this was tons of fun to read! And just FYI for everyone ~ March is National Women's History Month!! I have more info and some fun facts over at my Blog ~ http://olliemckayschicboutique.blogspot.com
    Happy Monday to all!

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  109. You are monogramming all over the ponderosa! xx

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  110. Now us farmgirls can and will drive anything with wheels and a radio but when the farmer/husband is standing there shouting orders that we aren't doing it right it's a different story! If your husband is like mine you are better off getting Big D!!

    My husband has an excavating business and a dump truck and trailer. I've been asked to do things that will scare the begeezes out of me!!!!

    I love your stories! You are just a hoot and a holler!!

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