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    3 years Later

    It's hard to believe its been 3 years. It seems like just yesterday I made this...a locomotive cradle/toybox for Alyson. I was thinking about this today as I was watching her play with the latches that open up the fuel tank. (cupboard). Never in my imagination would I realize how quickly time goes by, it seems as if she was just laying in it, now she is hooking and unhooking the latches to it as skillfully as I did at putting them onto the cradle/toybox.

    I have no intention of traveling from birth to the grave in a manicured and well preserved body; but rather I will skid in sideways, totally beat up, completely worn out, utterly exhausted and jump off my tractor and loudly yell, "Wow, this is what it took to feed a nation!"

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    Join Date
    May 2007
    Thomasville, GA
    Beautiful photo, Travis. And, believe me, before you know it you'll be taking a photo of your granddaughter doing the same thing!
    Bill Arnold
    Citizen of Texas residing in Georgia.
    NRA Life Member and Member of Mensa
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    Mar 2008
    new york city burbs
    bill is 100% correct, it goes by in a flash.

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    Join Date
    May 2007
    Kansas City, Missouri
    Ditto...Mine is on her senior year now. Seems like yesterday I was helping her ride her first bike. Love every moment...

    To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word “boo.” – Robert Brault

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    Nov 2006
    Mountain Home, Arkansas
    Memories are what we live for.

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