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Paul Hammons says…

We have a tendency to see the past as being better than what it was… The good old days really weren’t all that good. We forget about all the hardships: (The depression, no air conditioning, out houses, no running water). Back in the days before electricity, a tightfisted old farmer was taking his hired man to task for carrying a lighted lantern when he went to call on his best girl. “Why,” he exclaimed, “when I went a-courtin’ I never carried one of them things. I always went in the dark.” “Yes,” the hired man said, “and look what you got”

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    Contributed by Ian Johnson on Mar 25, 2005
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    I had seen many pictures of Mt Taranaki in NZ it looked beautiful.But I had never seen it for myself. I had been to the area four times before I actually saw the mountain. When the clouds were removed the sight of the mountain took my breath away it was magnificent. Many know alot about the ...read more

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