How I fell inta the spring, fresh outta luck.... (fer the spring fresh contest - best as ah kin rekolekt it)

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Real Estate Agent with Lyon Real Estate, Fair Oaks CA (Sacramento Area) DRE# 00809499

It was a foggy nite in Frog Bottom Holler.  I was cleaning my nails by the fire with my buck nife, (makin my toes mitely cold), griping about mama's mouseleg pie.... "Mawmaw, ya'll didn't make enuf agin."

 "Sweet Potata Sal" said Mawmaw.... "Get the stink out of yer britches, an git a move on honey chile..  go mekk yerself useful." (I felt the ghost of Michael Thornton in the room... but I digress...)

So I grabbed up my huntin gun, Miss Rowdybuck, woke up 'ol Geezergirl (who wuz lickin her... well never you mind), and headed off into the nite, looking fer sompun fer dinner.

Raccoon in treeWe got two miles from home, when ‘ol Geezergirl spotted a ‘coon.  "OOOWWWLLLLLLL...." And she wuz off on the chase. Over hill, under dale, thru the crik, down the gulley, past old lady Washman's londry hangin on the line..... (I only grabbed one pair of unnerware... I was due fer a change... it HAD been a year)

"I'm comin, Geezergirl.....folla that ‘coon.

Geezy's howlin seemed to stay put fur a minute.  Had she treed the coon?  As I got near, I could see it... little ringtailed stripes hiding on a limb... eyes as big as a harvest moon.  Shakin jest a tad.... OK a lot.

As I stood there ponderin how to get that raccoon out of the tree, Geezy spun around in her eggsitmunt, and knocked me flat on the ground... well not ON the ground, cuz ther was a spring coming out of the ground - rite there... and I was IN it. "Geez, now what do I do?".. (as if Geezy could talk... sometimes I'm dummer then a fence post!)

2 raccoons in a tree

 

I must uh broke my head or sumptin... cause I was seeing two coons up in that tree, cept when I closed 1 eye.  I think I wuz up the crik without a paddel, if ya know what I mean!

"Geezy...ya gotta go git help, girl." If that didn't work, I didn't know what to do, cause I was broke-headed in the spring, fresh outta idears..... "Run, Geezy, Run"

 

 

 

 

 

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Sally Dunbar, 30 year Broker Associate, Lyon Real Estate, Fair Oaks, CA (916) 524-1548, SDunbar@GoLyon.com "Your Fair Oaks Realtor"

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Rainmaker
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Paula Swayne
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Hi Sally!
Wow...I am truly impressed!  Great story, and I can't imagine the work it took to work it the way you did!  Too fun!

April 08, 2009 11:09 PM
Rainmaker
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Sally Dunbar
Fair Oaks Realtor - Fair Oaks Homes for Sale
Lyon Real Estate, Fair Oaks CA (Sacramento Area)

WEll, ya know, whin yer from the holler, these ain't stories.  them's everyday life. Love that mouseleg pie. Spittin out the bones is the tricky part.  Theyz just so itty bitty.

April 08, 2009 11:52 PM
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Michael Thornton
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Sally, Too Funny! Ifins ah hadda not known ya were from Californ-i-a, Ah wudda thunk you were from the south...

April 09, 2009 04:01 PM
Rainmaker
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Sally Dunbar
Fair Oaks Realtor - Fair Oaks Homes for Sale
Lyon Real Estate, Fair Oaks CA (Sacramento Area)

Naaaa... I think I kin just channul my inner hillbilly purdy good.

Never even been south a nuthin.

April 09, 2009 04:12 PM
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Bryant Tutas
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Hi Sally, I popped over here because of that great comment you just left on my post and BAM!!!! I have been smacked upside the head by some seriously good writin'. You got some good stuff goin' on over har.

I've just subscribed and I'll be back to check out your other posts when time allows.

April 09, 2009 06:37 PM
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Gary Woltal
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Sally, why do I feel I just came out of a Beverly Hillbillies episode? Funny. You actually can talk like that? Go figure that one.

April 09, 2009 06:54 PM
Rainmaker
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Sally Dunbar
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Lyon Real Estate, Fair Oaks CA (Sacramento Area)

BB - I dun hit the AR jekpot.. been visited by BB AND TLW (on anuther post) YeeHaw.. pigs must be flyin...

Gary - glad you joined the shindig... I hev bin wunderin where u wuz.

April 09, 2009 07:18 PM
Rainmaker
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Kent Simpson
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En jess whin deys settlin down fer a spel, the squirrel sez:  "Yer not from 'roun here, don't you?"

April 09, 2009 09:21 PM
Rainmaker
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Sally Dunbar
Fair Oaks Realtor - Fair Oaks Homes for Sale
Lyon Real Estate, Fair Oaks CA (Sacramento Area)

Hey TK.. AZ duz hav good stuff, donnit?

thanks fer stopin by and chattin awhile... an if ye catch that skwerl next time... I kan make skwerl tast jest like possum.... Sweet Potato Sal

April 09, 2009 09:30 PM
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Valerie Spaulding
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Hey Sweet Potato Sal.... pretty darn good...loved every word of it! I'll be back for more of that pie - more's gonna be made right?? 

April 10, 2009 11:00 AM
Rainmaker
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Sally Dunbar
Fair Oaks Realtor - Fair Oaks Homes for Sale
Lyon Real Estate, Fair Oaks CA (Sacramento Area)

Heck yea... I jest gotta go catch MawMaw some more mice.

April 10, 2009 12:50 PM
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Mary Yonkers
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Alan Kells 1-814-881-7548

Sally--This was by far the funniest post I have ever read in my short time as an AR member.  Are you sure you didn't grow up in the hills of WV?

April 10, 2009 03:19 PM
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Michelle Viggiano
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I would award you first place just based on orginality alone.

April 10, 2009 03:22 PM
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Sally Dunbar
Fair Oaks Realtor - Fair Oaks Homes for Sale
Lyon Real Estate, Fair Oaks CA (Sacramento Area)

What's WV... Woksvagen?  Ain't that one a them bug cars?

Michelle - Wuz this a kontest?...

April 10, 2009 05:03 PM
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Howdy there Sally

Was a visiten Kent, and seen ya link, So saddle up my horse to take a little ole ride over. Sure did enjoy reading this here post. Sure did bring back so fine huntten memories. Thank ya kindly.

Do ya like fried tree rat?

God Bless America

April 11, 2009 12:05 PM
Rainmaker
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Sally Dunbar
Fair Oaks Realtor - Fair Oaks Homes for Sale
Lyon Real Estate, Fair Oaks CA (Sacramento Area)

Ah must say I don't ... them tails git stuck in ma tooth.

April 10, 2009 08:52 PM
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Ann Cummings
Portsmouth NH Homes - Service With a Smile!
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Wow - Beverly Hillbillies is just what I was thinking, too!!  This was really funny! 

Ann

April 12, 2009 06:49 PM
Rainmaker
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Sally Dunbar
Fair Oaks Realtor - Fair Oaks Homes for Sale
Lyon Real Estate, Fair Oaks CA (Sacramento Area)

I herd abowt them... theyz on that teevee aint they?

April 12, 2009 07:02 PM
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Linda Bourgault
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Hey Sally—Absolutely hysterical! Can't say much of nothin' cuz I'm a judge, but you do yourself proud with your writing skills. Thanks for participating in the Spring Fresh PAWS contest. Good luck!

April 16, 2009 06:25 AM
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Sally Dunbar
Fair Oaks Realtor - Fair Oaks Homes for Sale
Lyon Real Estate, Fair Oaks CA (Sacramento Area)

Linda... thenks... En yer a judge?  Kin I brung my Geezygirl over to ya, so ya kin seee how fast she kin tree a coon?  She kem in sekond in the last kontest. Got beat owt by a big ol bloodhown named Bruzer. Heck I bet Geezy cud tree that big ol fish yus snugglin with.

April 16, 2009 10:47 AM
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