The Motley Fool Discussion Boards
Retirement Discussions / Retire Early CampFIRE
|Subject: Re: How Capitalism Can Save Art||Date: 10/8/2012 1:32 PM|
|Author: ariechert||Number: 647694 of 712039|
"I was a member of the College Republicans, and things got very testy for us during the Clinton/Dole campaign." - colovion
I didn't have time for those kinds of shenanigans. I was too busy working and taking classes. I worked on the weekends on Bill Moore's Dairy Farm and during the week when I wasn't in class I worked at the Tobacco Laboratory at USDA Russell Research Center. My boss was Dr. Fred Haeberer. I sometimes wonder if he is still alive? I was just a kid. My freshman year I worked downstairs in the Food Science Building in the abattoir.
I was even busier after I got married because not only did I work and go to school but I butchered animals for hunters at Church. During the fall I butchered and cut up up to 15 deer every year. I got married my Sophomore year in College. Bonnie and I really enjoyed our Church and had lots of friends there so we were really active at our church.
I was an animal/agriculture science guy. After we moved from Married Student Housing into an old house on Hancock street I got homing pigeons and grew tomatoes and peppers and I got two English Springer Spaniels and we took trips to Florida and to visit Bonnie's parents during the holidays. I don't remember ever thinking about politics. It was the furthest thing from my mind.
I hardly paid attention in Political Science class during my Freshman year which was probably why I made a D in it. I thought it was boring as hell. I couldn't wait for it to be over so I could go out chasing girls. My grades shot up after I got married. It was the best thing for me.
And I still think politics is boring. I don't understand why ya'll find it so fascinating. Studying about meat and homing pigeons is a whole lot more interesting.
|Copyright 1996-2013 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us|