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...... on your way into town, you smell the powerful scent of Barn, and your first thought isn't "where is that smell coming from?" as you look out the window for the nearest dairy, instead, you think to yourself "IS THAT ME?"

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lol.

 

How about when you bring some of your kids (as in baby goats) to church with you because the mom rejected them and *somebody* has to feed them! (we had 2 families doing this last month! lol)

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You have to ensure the kids have shoes before heading into town. We live in a moderate climate so sometimes the kids go days without them! My son does Aikido once a week and we have to do a thorough scrub down before he gets into his uniform because his hands and feet are so stained and caked!

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You get to say things like "heading into town" & compare how often you "have" to head to town with other locals at the bulk food store! Haha!
(Once a month for us!)
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lol.

 

How about when you bring some of your kids (as in baby goats) to church with you because the mom rejected them and *somebody* has to feed them! (we had 2 families doing this last month! lol)

 

That's great! :)

 

We had to bring our bum lamb with us to my sister-in-law's wedding. :p I drove around all over town once during the winter with a frozen dead sheep on the top of my van without noticing. lol

 

Just recently I was driving with my 5 year old through our nearest town which has a population of 250 and he got all excited and said "wow! There is so much traffic here mom! Are we in the city?" lol And actually, that was the first day he'd ever seen a fish tank, too...

 

My favorite skirt is stained with blood from wearing it while butchering. My kids ask whether the food we're eating is "store bought". teehee. My husband hadn't been in a town with a greater population than 1,000 for a year and a half! :p

 

I could get sucked into this thread for way too long, I'd better stop! orngtongue.gif love.gif

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I once described an area town to someone: "Oh, X is big-- it has 2 stoplights!" before I realized how funny that must have sounded.

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When I was at the store grabbing milk, I had a tourist from the city come up to me and ask me where the town of Arlington was. I turned to her and said, "What you see is what you get lady." I really love living in Vermont, but it seems that the more years that go by the more tourists we get. And these people are always in such a hurry. but I love it here it none the less. You couldn't blast me out of Vermont with dynamite.

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