Cranks My Tractor

Published: Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 09:24 AM.

As fall knocks on our doors, we greet it by opening the windows and enjoying the cooler temperatures.  There is nothing like being able to work with the windows open.  I’m fortunate to have that luxury and I know it.  So many new buildings have pretend windows or glass walls that won’t allow you to feel the breeze.

Baseball season is winding down and the playoffs are getting ready to start.

Again, it is my favorite time of year.

In my office, sit two funny looking wood chairs with the legs sawed off at just below where the stretchers hit the legs.  Most folks would have put them by the side of the road for trash.

I could never do that…

There are too many memories associated with those “short-legged chairs.”  Please note that legged is pronounced “leg – id.”

My earliest memories of the chairs were about 40 years ago as 10 or 11 year boy.  When I would visit the newspaper, I knew where to find “Reese,” as everyone called him.  He would be over next to the window “taking a break” sitting in one of the chairs with his knees almost at the same level as his shoulders.

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