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Message 723579 - Posted: 9 Mar 2008, 1:44:37 UTC
Last modified: 9 Mar 2008, 1:46:44 UTC

I got a chain mail, and usually I don't forward those, but this one caught my attention:






A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell. He painted a sign advertising the 4
pups And set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard. As he was
driving the last nail into the post, he felt a tug on his overalls. He looked
down into the eyes of little boy.

'Mister,' he said, 'I want to buy one of your puppies.'

'Well,' said the farmer,
as he rubbed the sweat off the back of his neck, 'These puppies come from fine
parents and cost a good deal of money.'

The boy dropped his head for a moment.
Then reaching deep into his pocket,
he pulled out a handful of change
and held it up to the farmer.

'I've got thirty-nine cents.
Is that enough to take a look?'


'Sure,' said the farmer.
And with that he let out a whistle.
'Here, Dolly!' he called.
Out from the doghouse and down the ramp ran


Dolly followed by four little ball s of fur.

The little boy pressed his face against the chain link fence. His eyes danced
with delight.

As the dogs made their way to the fence,
the little boy noticed something else stirring inside the doghouse.
Slowly another little ball appeared, this one noticeably smaller. Down the ramp
it slid. Then in a somewhat awkward manner, the little pup began hobbling toward
the others, doing its best to catch up...

'I want that one,' the little boy s aid, pointing to the runt. The farmer knelt
down at the boy's side and said, 'Son, you don't want that puppy. He will never
be able to run and play with you like these other dogs would.'

With that the little boy stepped back from the fence, reached down, and began
rolling up one leg of his trousers.

In doing so he revealed a steel brace running down both sides of his leg
attaching itself to a specially made shoe.

Looking back up at the farmer, he said,
'You see sir, I don't run too well myself,
and he will need someone who understands.'

With tears in his eyes, the farmer reached down and picked up the little pup.





Holding it carefully handed it to the little boy.

'How much?' asked the little boy. 'No charge,' answered the farmer, 'There's
no charge for love.'

The world is full of people who need someone who understands.

It's National Friendship Week.


-----------------------------------------


It sure is. Thank you, Chris. :-)


So to all my friends...

Feel free to post a greeting to your friends here as well...
"I'm trying to maintain a shred of dignity in this world." - Me

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Message 723580 - Posted: 9 Mar 2008, 1:48:29 UTC - in response to Message 723579.  

I got a chain mail, and usually I don't forward those, but this one caught my attention:






A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell. He painted a sign advertising the 4
pups And set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard. As he was
driving the last nail into the post, he felt a tug on his overalls. He looked
down into the eyes of little boy.

'Mister,' he said, 'I want to buy one of your puppies.'

'Well,' said the farmer,
as he rubbed the sweat off the back of his neck, 'These puppies come from fine
parents and cost a good deal of money.'

The boy dropped his head for a moment.
Then reaching deep into his pocket,
he pulled out a handful of change
and held it up to the farmer.

'I've got thirty-nine cents.
Is that enough to take a look?'


'Sure,' said the farmer.
And with that he let out a whistle.
'Here, Dolly!' he called.
Out from the doghouse and down the ramp ran


Dolly followed by four little ball s of fur.

The little boy pressed his face against the chain link fence. His eyes danced
with delight.

As the dogs made their way to the fence,
the little boy noticed something else stirring inside the doghouse.
Slowly another little ball appeared, this one noticeably smaller. Down the ramp
it slid. Then in a somewhat awkward manner, the little pup began hobbling toward
the others, doing its best to catch up...

'I want that one,' the little boy s aid, pointing to the runt. The farmer knelt
down at the boy's side and said, 'Son, you don't want that puppy. He will never
be able to run and play with you like these other dogs would.'

With that the little boy stepped back from the fence, reached down, and began
rolling up one leg of his trousers.

In doing so he revealed a steel brace running down both sides of his leg
attaching itself to a specially made shoe.

Looking back up at the farmer, he said,
'You see sir, I don't run too well myself,
and he will need someone who understands.'

With tears in his eyes, the farmer reached down and picked up the little pup.





Holding it carefully handed it to the little boy.

'How much?' asked the little boy. 'No charge,' answered the farmer, 'There's
no charge for love.'

The world is full of people who need someone who understands.

It's National Friendship Week.


-----------------------------------------


It sure is. Thank you, Chris. :-)


So to all my friends...

Feel free to post a greeting to your friends here as well...

I will, as soon as I wipe away the tears.
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Message 723581 - Posted: 9 Mar 2008, 1:57:26 UTC

Thank you for the post Fuzzy, that is really nice. It's National Friendship Week, I want to wish all my friends, near and far, seen and unseen, the very best in all aspects of your lives.
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Message 723582 - Posted: 9 Mar 2008, 2:00:35 UTC - in response to Message 723579.  

I got a chain mail, and usually I don't forward those, but this one caught my attention:






A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell. He painted a sign advertising the 4
pups And set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard. As he was
driving the last nail into the post, he felt a tug on his overalls. He looked
down into the eyes of little boy.

'Mister,' he said, 'I want to buy one of your puppies.'

'Well,' said the farmer,
as he rubbed the sweat off the back of his neck, 'These puppies come from fine
parents and cost a good deal of money.'

The boy dropped his head for a moment.
Then reaching deep into his pocket,
he pulled out a handful of change
and held it up to the farmer.

'I've got thirty-nine cents.
Is that enough to take a look?'


'Sure,' said the farmer.
And with that he let out a whistle.
'Here, Dolly!' he called.
Out from the doghouse and down the ramp ran


Dolly followed by four little ball s of fur.

The little boy pressed his face against the chain link fence. His eyes danced
with delight.

As the dogs made their way to the fence,
the little boy noticed something else stirring inside the doghouse.
Slowly another little ball appeared, this one noticeably smaller. Down the ramp
it slid. Then in a somewhat awkward manner, the little pup began hobbling toward
the others, doing its best to catch up...

'I want that one,' the little boy s aid, pointing to the runt. The farmer knelt
down at the boy's side and said, 'Son, you don't want that puppy. He will never
be able to run and play with you like these other dogs would.'

With that the little boy stepped back from the fence, reached down, and began
rolling up one leg of his trousers.

In doing so he revealed a steel brace running down both sides of his leg
attaching itself to a specially made shoe.

Looking back up at the farmer, he said,
'You see sir, I don't run too well myself,
and he will need someone who understands.'

With tears in his eyes, the farmer reached down and picked up the little pup.





Holding it carefully handed it to the little boy.

'How much?' asked the little boy. 'No charge,' answered the farmer, 'There's
no charge for love.'

The world is full of people who need someone who understands.

It's National Friendship Week.


-----------------------------------------


It sure is. Thank you, Chris. :-)


So to all my friends...

Feel free to post a greeting to your friends here as well...

:.]
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Message 723583 - Posted: 9 Mar 2008, 2:04:15 UTC - in response to Message 723580.  

I got a chain mail, and usually I don't forward those, but this one caught my attention:






A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell. He painted a sign advertising the 4
pups And set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard. As he was
driving the last nail into the post, he felt a tug on his overalls. He looked
down into the eyes of little boy.

'Mister,' he said, 'I want to buy one of your puppies.'

'Well,' said the farmer,
as he rubbed the sweat off the back of his neck, 'These puppies come from fine
parents and cost a good deal of money.'

The boy dropped his head for a moment.
Then reaching deep into his pocket,
he pulled out a handful of change
and held it up to the farmer.

'I've got thirty-nine cents.
Is that enough to take a look?'


'Sure,' said the farmer.
And with that he let out a whistle.
'Here, Dolly!' he called.
Out from the doghouse and down the ramp ran


Dolly followed by four little ball s of fur.

The little boy pressed his face against the chain link fence. His eyes danced
with delight.

As the dogs made their way to the fence,
the little boy noticed something else stirring inside the doghouse.
Slowly another little ball appeared, this one noticeably smaller. Down the ramp
it slid. Then in a somewhat awkward manner, the little pup began hobbling toward
the others, doing its best to catch up...

'I want that one,' the little boy s aid, pointing to the runt. The farmer knelt
down at the boy's side and said, 'Son, you don't want that puppy. He will never
be able to run and play with you like these other dogs would.'

With that the little boy stepped back from the fence, reached down, and began
rolling up one leg of his trousers.

In doing so he revealed a steel brace running down both sides of his leg
attaching itself to a specially made shoe.

Looking back up at the farmer, he said,
'You see sir, I don't run too well myself,
and he will need someone who understands.'

With tears in his eyes, the farmer reached down and picked up the little pup.





Holding it carefully handed it to the little boy.

'How much?' asked the little boy. 'No charge,' answered the farmer, 'There's
no charge for love.'

The world is full of people who need someone who understands.

It's National Friendship Week.


-----------------------------------------


It sure is. Thank you, Chris. :-)


So to all my friends...

Feel free to post a greeting to your friends here as well...

I will, as soon as I wipe away the tears.




Yep, me too. Why is it that so many of you guys here are sooooo different to most of the guys, 'out there'? I couldn't even hope to meet nicer people!




Don't take life too seriously, as you'll never come out of it alive!
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Message 723584 - Posted: 9 Mar 2008, 2:11:32 UTC - in response to Message 723583.  

I got a chain mail, and usually I don't forward those, but this one caught my attention:






A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell. He painted a sign advertising the 4
pups And set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard. As he was
driving the last nail into the post, he felt a tug on his overalls. He looked
down into the eyes of little boy.

'Mister,' he said, 'I want to buy one of your puppies.'

'Well,' said the farmer,
as he rubbed the sweat off the back of his neck, 'These puppies come from fine
parents and cost a good deal of money.'

The boy dropped his head for a moment.
Then reaching deep into his pocket,
he pulled out a handful of change
and held it up to the farmer.

'I've got thirty-nine cents.
Is that enough to take a look?'


'Sure,' said the farmer.
And with that he let out a whistle.
'Here, Dolly!' he called.
Out from the doghouse and down the ramp ran


Dolly followed by four little ball s of fur.

The little boy pressed his face against the chain link fence. His eyes danced
with delight.

As the dogs made their way to the fence,
the little boy noticed something else stirring inside the doghouse.
Slowly another little ball appeared, this one noticeably smaller. Down the ramp
it slid. Then in a somewhat awkward manner, the little pup began hobbling toward
the others, doing its best to catch up...

'I want that one,' the little boy s aid, pointing to the runt. The farmer knelt
down at the boy's side and said, 'Son, you don't want that puppy. He will never
be able to run and play with you like these other dogs would.'

With that the little boy stepped back from the fence, reached down, and began
rolling up one leg of his trousers.

In doing so he revealed a steel brace running down both sides of his leg
attaching itself to a specially made shoe.

Looking back up at the farmer, he said,
'You see sir, I don't run too well myself,
and he will need someone who understands.'

With tears in his eyes, the farmer reached down and picked up the little pup.





Holding it carefully handed it to the little boy.

'How much?' asked the little boy. 'No charge,' answered the farmer, 'There's
no charge for love.'

The world is full of people who need someone who understands.

It's National Friendship Week.


-----------------------------------------


It sure is. Thank you, Chris. :-)


So to all my friends...

Feel free to post a greeting to your friends here as well...

I will, as soon as I wipe away the tears.




Yep, me too. Why is it that so many of you guys here are sooooo different to most of the guys, 'out there'? I couldn't even hope to meet nicer people!

The same right back to you Iona. Watch out! You are now a friend of Tom[kaseychief]


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Message 723588 - Posted: 9 Mar 2008, 2:19:45 UTC - in response to Message 723583.  

I got a chain mail, and usually I don't forward those, but this one caught my attention:






A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell. He painted a sign advertising the 4
pups And set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard. As he was
driving the last nail into the post, he felt a tug on his overalls. He looked
down into the eyes of little boy.

'Mister,' he said, 'I want to buy one of your puppies.'

'Well,' said the farmer,
as he rubbed the sweat off the back of his neck, 'These puppies come from fine
parents and cost a good deal of money.'

The boy dropped his head for a moment.
Then reaching deep into his pocket,
he pulled out a handful of change
and held it up to the farmer.

'I've got thirty-nine cents.
Is that enough to take a look?'


'Sure,' said the farmer.
And with that he let out a whistle.
'Here, Dolly!' he called.
Out from the doghouse and down the ramp ran


Dolly followed by four little ball s of fur.

The little boy pressed his face against the chain link fence. His eyes danced
with delight.

As the dogs made their way to the fence,
the little boy noticed something else stirring inside the doghouse.
Slowly another little ball appeared, this one noticeably smaller. Down the ramp
it slid. Then in a somewhat awkward manner, the little pup began hobbling toward
the others, doing its best to catch up...

'I want that one,' the little boy s aid, pointing to the runt. The farmer knelt
down at the boy's side and said, 'Son, you don't want that puppy. He will never
be able to run and play with you like these other dogs would.'

With that the little boy stepped back from the fence, reached down, and began
rolling up one leg of his trousers.

In doing so he revealed a steel brace running down both sides of his leg
attaching itself to a specially made shoe.

Looking back up at the farmer, he said,
'You see sir, I don't run too well myself,
and he will need someone who understands.'

With tears in his eyes, the farmer reached down and picked up the little pup.





Holding it carefully handed it to the little boy.

'How much?' asked the little boy. 'No charge,' answered the farmer, 'There's
no charge for love.'

The world is full of people who need someone who understands.

It's National Friendship Week.


-----------------------------------------


It sure is. Thank you, Chris. :-)


So to all my friends...

Feel free to post a greeting to your friends here as well...

I will, as soon as I wipe away the tears.




Yep, me too. Why is it that so many of you guys here are sooooo different to most of the guys, 'out there'? I couldn't even hope to meet nicer people!




It does not matter if you are male or female, that story is heart warming from all angles:]
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Message 723595 - Posted: 9 Mar 2008, 2:45:05 UTC - in response to Message 723588.  

I got a chain mail, and usually I don't forward those, but this one caught my attention:






A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell. He painted a sign advertising the 4
pups And set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard. As he was
driving the last nail into the post, he felt a tug on his overalls. He looked
down into the eyes of little boy.

'Mister,' he said, 'I want to buy one of your puppies.'

'Well,' said the farmer,
as he rubbed the sweat off the back of his neck, 'These puppies come from fine
parents and cost a good deal of money.'

The boy dropped his head for a moment.
Then reaching deep into his pocket,
he pulled out a handful of change
and held it up to the farmer.

'I've got thirty-nine cents.
Is that enough to take a look?'


'Sure,' said the farmer.
And with that he let out a whistle.
'Here, Dolly!' he called.
Out from the doghouse and down the ramp ran


Dolly followed by four little ball s of fur.

The little boy pressed his face against the chain link fence. His eyes danced
with delight.

As the dogs made their way to the fence,
the little boy noticed something else stirring inside the doghouse.
Slowly another little ball appeared, this one noticeably smaller. Down the ramp
it slid. Then in a somewhat awkward manner, the little pup began hobbling toward
the others, doing its best to catch up...

'I want that one,' the little boy s aid, pointing to the runt. The farmer knelt
down at the boy's side and said, 'Son, you don't want that puppy. He will never
be able to run and play with you like these other dogs would.'

With that the little boy stepped back from the fence, reached down, and began
rolling up one leg of his trousers.

In doing so he revealed a steel brace running down both sides of his leg
attaching itself to a specially made shoe.

Looking back up at the farmer, he said,
'You see sir, I don't run too well myself,
and he will need someone who understands.'

With tears in his eyes, the farmer reached down and picked up the little pup.





Holding it carefully handed it to the little boy.

'How much?' asked the little boy. 'No charge,' answered the farmer, 'There's
no charge for love.'

The world is full of people who need someone who understands.

It's National Friendship Week.


-----------------------------------------


It sure is. Thank you, Chris. :-)


So to all my friends...

Feel free to post a greeting to your friends here as well...

I will, as soon as I wipe away the tears.




Yep, me too. Why is it that so many of you guys here are sooooo different to most of the guys, 'out there'? I couldn't even hope to meet nicer people!




It does not matter if you are male or female, that story is heart warming from all angles:]

Very well said.
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Message 723842 - Posted: 9 Mar 2008, 18:45:23 UTC - in response to Message 723595.  

I got a chain mail, and usually I don't forward those, but this one caught my attention:






A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell. He painted a sign advertising the 4
pups And set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard. As he was
driving the last nail into the post, he felt a tug on his overalls. He looked
down into the eyes of little boy.

'Mister,' he said, 'I want to buy one of your puppies.'

'Well,' said the farmer,
as he rubbed the sweat off the back of his neck, 'These puppies come from fine
parents and cost a good deal of money.'

The boy dropped his head for a moment.
Then reaching deep into his pocket,
he pulled out a handful of change
and held it up to the farmer.

'I've got thirty-nine cents.
Is that enough to take a look?'


'Sure,' said the farmer.
And with that he let out a whistle.
'Here, Dolly!' he called.
Out from the doghouse and down the ramp ran


Dolly followed by four little ball s of fur.

The little boy pressed his face against the chain link fence. His eyes danced
with delight.

As the dogs made their way to the fence,
the little boy noticed something else stirring inside the doghouse.
Slowly another little ball appeared, this one noticeably smaller. Down the ramp
it slid. Then in a somewhat awkward manner, the little pup began hobbling toward
the others, doing its best to catch up...

'I want that one,' the little boy s aid, pointing to the runt. The farmer knelt
down at the boy's side and said, 'Son, you don't want that puppy. He will never
be able to run and play with you like these other dogs would.'

With that the little boy stepped back from the fence, reached down, and began
rolling up one leg of his trousers.

In doing so he revealed a steel brace running down both sides of his leg
attaching itself to a specially made shoe.

Looking back up at the farmer, he said,
'You see sir, I don't run too well myself,
and he will need someone who understands.'

With tears in his eyes, the farmer reached down and picked up the little pup.





Holding it carefully handed it to the little boy.

'How much?' asked the little boy. 'No charge,' answered the farmer, 'There's
no charge for love.'

The world is full of people who need someone who understands.

It's National Friendship Week.


-----------------------------------------


It sure is. Thank you, Chris. :-)


So to all my friends...

Feel free to post a greeting to your friends here as well...

I will, as soon as I wipe away the tears.




Yep, me too. Why is it that so many of you guys here are sooooo different to most of the guys, 'out there'? I couldn't even hope to meet nicer people!




It does not matter if you are male or female, that story is heart warming from all angles:]

Very well said.



Thanks for the great post :)
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Message 723858 - Posted: 9 Mar 2008, 19:09:52 UTC


Many people will walk in and out of your life.

But only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.

To handle yourself, use your head;

To handle others, use your heart.

Anger is only one letter short of danger.

If someone betrays you once, it is his fault;

If he betrays you twice, it is your fault . . .




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@Richard,Well said my FRIEND.

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