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A Farmer's Loving Memorial To His Wife
Daily Mail ^
| Daily Mail Reporter
Posted on 07/14/2012 2:04:30 PM PDT by sussex
When Janet Howes died suddenly 17 years ago, her devoted husband Winston decided he wanted to create a lasting tribute to her. The farmer planted thousands of oak saplings in a six-acre field but left a heart-shaped area in the middle, with the point facing towards his wifes childhood home.
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KEYWORDS: farmer; love
posted on 07/14/2012 2:04:35 PM PDT
I haven't spoken to my wife in over three months...we're not fighting...I just don't like to interrupt.
My wife treats me like an idol. She feeds me burnt offerings.
Don't get me wrong, she has great taste in men! Married 31 years and still going strong, but I still introduce her as my first wife...still, we no longer look both ways before crossing the street.
posted on 07/14/2012 2:10:54 PM PDT
(History repeats itself because human nature is static)
That is a wonderful story. Thanks for posting.
It looks like he is advertising for a new love from the air.
posted on 07/14/2012 2:24:40 PM PDT
by Average Al
(Forbidden fruit leads to many jams.)
wish I knew what that was like
posted on 07/14/2012 2:40:17 PM PDT
( My heroes have always been cowboys)
The kind of love most of us dream of.
posted on 07/14/2012 2:42:54 PM PDT
(The time is upon us, fish or cut bait, may God guide your heart.)
I’ll bet it’s really a heart-shaped arse...
posted on 07/14/2012 2:51:26 PM PDT
("The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates." Tacitus)
posted on 07/14/2012 3:36:18 PM PDT
(TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
A Brit would plant a thousand oak trees, an American would buy a chain saw.
posted on 07/14/2012 5:41:04 PM PDT
by American in Israel
(A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
Me too. Mine moved out yesterday.
posted on 07/14/2012 5:55:35 PM PDT
by Celtic Conservative
(Q: how did you find America? A: turn left at Greenland)
Great story, thanks for posting!
It’s a lovely tribute to his late wife!
posted on 07/15/2012 12:25:54 AM PDT
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