What should I do, What should I do?

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Blog entry by Karson posted 10-23-2007 10:13 PM 1450 reads 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Life decisions that people have to make are never simple.
The importance of the initial decision should always be examined over the long run.
Memories made and cherished are sure to be tempered along the way.

Consider the following two choices…

Should I get a Dog

. . . or have children

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#1 posted 10-23-2007 10:22 PM


-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#2 posted 10-23-2007 10:31 PM

that’s great Karson!
but for an answer…Definitely children because they can laugh with you when you’re done crying about all the damage they will invariably inflict on your possessions.

-- "Repetition is a leading cause of carelessness, and carelessness usually leads to injury"

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#3 posted 10-23-2007 10:35 PM

I’m going to get my grandkids a puppy!!! Will that work?

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#4 posted 10-23-2007 10:39 PM

That will work Dennis. You get to see both views.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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Thos. Angle

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#5 posted 10-23-2007 10:58 PM

Been there , done that!! ROTFLM KIESTER O, IS THAT RIGHT? Grand kids are better, you can send them home.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#6 posted 10-23-2007 11:32 PM

I call getting the grandkids a puppy getting even. Throw a little candy in the mix and a few noisy toys and you have it made.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#7 posted 10-23-2007 11:52 PM

It’s not what it looks like. It was the cat’s fault!

-- There are three types of people in the world, those who can count and those who can't!

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#8 posted 10-24-2007 12:28 AM

Got 4 cats and wife Peggy @ home and I’m happy.

Three grown kids and 5 grand-kids who live in other states.

no complaints …. enough said

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#9 posted 10-24-2007 12:46 AM

Dog ,Definately a Dog,I love the kids and the grandkids,But you wont have to help with college tution with dogs,and trust me here ,sofas are much cheaper

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#10 posted 10-24-2007 03:01 AM

Karson, with the options you are showing there, I’d say neither. Buy another tool for the shop, besides you have a great son already. Just my two cents. But gosh look at the choices you have. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#11 posted 10-24-2007 03:05 AM

Thanks Mike.

Glad it not my home!!!!

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#12 posted 10-24-2007 03:19 AM

Had kids…they’re grown. Now I got a dog. She likes the hum of woodworking machines as well.

-- Bruce from Central New, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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#13 posted 10-24-2007 06:30 AM

Six cats and two daughters, both of those pictures look painfully familliar to me ;)

Is there a door #3?

-- I've cut that board three times and it's still too short!

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#14 posted 10-24-2007 09:11 AM


-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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Douglas Bordner

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#15 posted 10-24-2007 10:34 AM

Great post Karson. I am loving being Grampy D. The little round-faced tyke is beginning to smile.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over two decades.

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