Skip to comments.Persistence Always Pays
Posted on 06/19/2017 9:52:42 AM PDT by Sean_Anthony
Thinning Cotton, Growing up on the Mississippi Delta
When I was a boy, my father worried that I was unlikely to go far in life until I overcame my stubborn nature, and whenever he tried to convince me of that, I stubbornly persisted the he was confusing stubbornness with persistence.
One day, after putting up with my hard-headedness as long as he intended to, he said, Junior, since you work with Jaybird every day, Ill ask him about all this persistence you profess to have.
Early the next morning, my boyhood best friend and mentor Jaybird took his work crew to a field on Dads Mississippi Delta farm where the cotton seedlings needed thinning so that they wouldnt crowd each other as they matured. After handing all of us sharpened hoes, he said those words wed heard so many time: Start yo rows.
“Persistence Always Pays”
Actually, knowing when to fold and walk away is also very important.
So does blog pimping.
hmm...since i’m taking a break from poking around a sparkler control box leak....
I guess I’m neither.....
Huh? What is that?
uh....spell check “helped” change SPRINKLER to sparkler
I kinda figgered. ;)
What are YOUR thoughts on this article you posted?
Aw. Here I was imagining this huge array of sparklers and a bunch of kids waiting for the show.
Though I was a bit concerned about what could be leaking.
I think Jimmy Reed is a great writer, with a soft sense of humour
Been a little bit busy, last few days
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