My Generation

A Farm Boy’s Education

What can you see from the buddy seat? Coyotes and rabbits and hawks, oh my!

Nathan was riding with our farm employee, “Mr. Jerry,” today in the tractor and auger wagon. I pulled up with the semi this afternoon, having relieved my mother-in-law for awhile, and my father-in-law called me over the FM to tell me that Nathan’s “had quite the education today.”

 

Nathan came in next on the FM, piping in with all the details: “Yeah, Mom! We saw a coyote, two wabbits, and a hawk! Oh yeah, and two deers! And the hawk came down and just gwabbed that wabbit and ate him up! ‘Cause he’s got a shawp beak!”

 

Wildlife and machinery. When you’re a four-year-old farm boy, it doesn’t get much better than that. Farm kids are so blessed, and so are their parents.

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