Nicely said. For me, the smell of a mesquite campfire or a hillside covered
with rain soaked sage puts me right back to when I was hunting muledeer at
age 16 in my first truck, a '56 Chevy. Ah, memories. Harry
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To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, October 13, 2003 5:27 PM
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Where is everyone?
> Hello Bruce and Oletruckers,
> Ya, you're right, Bruce. When it is warm enough to plant rutabagas in Blue
> Earth, one of Minnesota's southernmost towns, kids on the range are still
> ice for the next hockey game. When it is warm enough to plant rutabagas on
> the range, kids in Blue Earth are getting their Halloween costumes
> The only constant is, when we're not making ice, planting rutabagas, or
> the Halloween thing, most of us are working on a Chevy Oletruck, or
> we had one to work on.
> For you Oletruckers closer to the Gulf of Mexico, or Mexico itself, take
> Bruce's words about putting his Oletruck to bed for the winter next
weekend with a
> grain of salt. If he's like me, he'll figure his odds of bagging the
> eelpout, or the lunker whitetail are much improved if he motors to his
> fishing/hunting spot in an Oletruck.
> Listen, at zero dark hundred, on the eighth of November, for the creak of
> slowly opening garage door. It'll be not too far from his house. Bruce's
> hunting partner, if she is a lab, will make that wincing sound only dogs
> make when they smell gun oil but don't get to go along.
> A few hours, a couple of days, or a week later, Oletruck will bring the
> hunter back to the dog. It will also bring the venison back to the
> will take dog and Oletruck for a celebratory drive around town. Maybe,
> will put his Oletruck to bed for the winter.
> Just my two cents worth.
> Regards, happy hunting, and hug your dogs,
> Culver Adams
> 1951 Chevy 3100
> (Sort of thinking about a 1962 Suburban, some bogey wheels, and other
> In a message dated 10/13/03 4:43:44 PM Central Daylight Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> << Subj: Re: [oletrucks] Where is everyone?
> Date: 10/13/03 4:43:44 PM Central Daylight Time
> From: email@example.com (Bruce Kettunen)
> Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Reply-to: email@example.com (Bruce Kettunen)
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> You forgot to tell them, Culver, that Mille Lacs is in the warm half
> of the state. They usually don't get ice until sometime in December.
> Up here I've seen pickups on the ice on Thanksgiving weekend.
> This weekend I was using the oletruck to haul some lumber and get
> things ready for winter, really an excuse to get one or two last
> rides in it. I plan to put it to bed in the garage next weekend
> before snow hits. Driving it to work all week to turn over the gas
> in the tank with fresh Holiday gold premium ("For Use in Snowmobiles,
> Outboards, Small Engines, and Classic Vehicles Only").
> I'm sure our Canadian friends can top our stories. At least it still
> gets daylight for a while every winter day here.
> For those who don't know what a fish house is, rent Grumpy Old Men
> sometime. For those who don't know what winter is, rent Fargo.
> Fer shure, we Minnesotans never have to rewind it to pick up on the
> Bruce Kettunen
> 57 3200
> Mt. Iron, MN >>
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