The Dude Seeks Life Advice from a Chain Email & a Farmer

Old Farmer from Chain Email

Old Farmer from Chain Email

I hate chain emails as much as the next dude, but sometimes the chain just speaks to you!

I would imagine that I delete 99.99% of chain emails without a mere glimpse. Yet somehow this brilliant advice not only caught my attention, but convinced me to keep it lodged in my inbox for 51 days.

I’ve been waiting for the perfect time to pass on the chain email advice, and here we are…muy perfecto. Not sure what make this perfect other than I’m tired of looking at it after 51 days.

Are you excited?! Me too…I can finally delete this thing.

Here are some seriously wise words from a chain email…and a farmer.

Since an unknown troll under and unknown bridge creates chain emails, I have no one to credit except Tanta Linda. Thanks for clogging my inbox! ūüôā

Life from the seat of a tractor –¬†An¬† old farmer’s words of wisdom we can all live¬† by…¬†

  • Your¬† fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and¬† bull-strong.
  • Keep skunks and bankers at a¬† distance.
  • Life is simpler when you plow around the¬† stump.
  • A bumble bee is considerably faster than a¬† John Deere tractor.
  • Words that soak into your ears¬† are whispered¬¶….not yelled.
  • Meanness don’t just¬† happen overnight.
  • Forgive your enemies; it messes¬† up their heads.
  • Do not corner something that you¬† know is meaner than you.
  • It don’t take a very big¬† person to carry a grudge.
  • You cannot unsay a cruel¬† word.
  • Every path has a few puddles.
  • When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.
  • The¬† best sermons are lived, not preached.
  • Most of the¬† stuff people worry about, ain’t never gonna happen anyway.
  • Don’t judge folks by their relatives.
  • Remember that silence is sometimes the best¬† answer.
  • Live a good and honorable life, then when¬† you get older and think back, you’ll enjoy it a second¬† time.
  • Don’t interfere with somethin’ that ain’t¬† bothering you none.
  • Timin’ has a lot to do with¬† the outcome of a rain dance.
  • If you find yourself¬† in a hole, the first thing to do is stop diggin’.
  • Sometimes you get, and sometimes you get got.
  • The biggest troublemaker you’ll probably ever have¬† to deal with, watches you from the mirror every mornin’.
  • Always drink upstream from the herd.
  • Good¬† judgment comes from experience, and a lotta that comes from¬† bad judgment.
  • Lettin’ the cat outta the bag is a¬† whole lot easier than puttin’ it back in.
  • If you¬† get to thinkin’ you’re a person of some influence, try¬† orderin’ somebody else’s dog around.
  • Live simply,¬† love generously, care deeply,
  • Speak kindly, and leave¬† the rest to God.
  • Don’t pick¬† a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight, he’ll¬† just kill¬† you.

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