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Posted 3 years ago


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I am a a sworn vegetarian to this day , as soon as I had to clean the chickens it was all over . Who could ever eat one again ! I wonder if they still sell that size work coveralls :-) Started work at early age on farm and fashion was not a choice it was coveralls for all ! Love the life of a farmer and glad I had that chance .
Phildavid again made photo wonderful again ! So much talent ! Thank you Phil !


  1. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 3 years ago
    We were poor too, but when my father sold the farm he came into an awful lot of money. I miss the farm, but I had bad allergies that made it difficult with all the chaff from harvest and grinding feed and the day to day. Good that you had that experience.
  2. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    My Uncle stole the family farm Phildavid . He had it signed over to him when my grandma had a brain cancer tried to fight it but he got it all . Of coarse we don't speak to this day . My Canada family own a lot of land there but as you said conquest and ardath are ghost towns so wonder when they sell if it will be worth anything .
  3. walksoftly walksoftly, 3 years ago
    They might be ghost towns Mani, but the farm land is very valuable. BTW I still like chicken & beef yummm.
  4. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    Would people still farm that land walksoft ?
  5. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    I had to give love to photo for PhilDavids work !
  6. walksoftly walksoftly, 3 years ago
    Yes that land is still farmed some of it is Ranch land, some grain land , I found you a nice place for 265k with a wood stove, a barbers chair, 80 acres, & a barn. :)
  7. walksoftly walksoftly, 3 years ago
    Another wonderful job PhilDavid,
  8. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    Where is it walksoft ? I wonder when and if they will ever sell the ranch /farm in Conquest or the houses in Ardath . I think they will just keep passing them down through family . Yes they owned 2 houses in Ardath a place with just a gas station I guess ? My Cousin lives in one of them . We do keep in contact but he has no PC so it has to be by phone :-) Just 257K well I think I have that in cash LOL I am thinkin maybe I could buy one by packrat the one with red tin roof seems nice :-)
  9. walksoftly walksoftly, 3 years ago
    Nice thing about Sask. only thing you need to worry about when pickin is mice, none of them nasty things like Texas.
  10. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    Thats a nice house compared to one of my Aunts houses in Conquest , I don't have a photo after the cabin but have one built on that land next to it . IF you call it a house Walksoft . I will post it .
  11. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    Thank you Bellin !
  12. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    PhilDavid you were right you did this enhancement for me it was already posted . maybe I lost a brain cell . But your memory served you right . You did a great job on this one :-) Many many thanks
  13. ThriftyGypsy ThriftyGypsy, 3 years ago
    Manikin, what can I say ??? What a beautiful child, with those overalls, and eating fried chicken no less !!!! How could anyone give up fried chicken !?! Last nights supper....fried chicken, squash, potato salad and deviled eggs ! Lots of sweet tea ! You can'tstay that's not tempting !!!! Hope you have a great Friday, pouring rain here this morning. Talk to you later TG
  14. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
    Thanks Thrifty :-) But I have to pass on chicken .But pass the squash and potatoes my way though :-) Raining and cold here today . From Very hot one week then back to 50's :-( And oh my overalls are to small or I would still wear them .

    Thank you Amber . I think PhilDavid did an amazing restore on this photo so nice to see old photo's brought back to life .
  15. nldionne nldionne, 2 years ago
    Great picture Manikin. Another great job by Phil.
  16. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you nldionne , your right Phil is awesome . Thank you Mustang !

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