| 8/11/2015 1:14:45 PM

Mel BooneI've always enjoyed a good sale. Of course I have a totally different sale in mind than that of the average female. I really don't do Black Friday or any of those pre- or post-holiday sales that most gals just go giddy over. I will take a farm sale, estate sale or machinery action before I would dare step foot into a box store on Black Friday.

I just can't seem to help it. Perhaps this is why I have so few female friends. They don't understand the allure of decades worth of caked on grease and dirt that old farm equipment have on me. I stand there with my eyes glazed over, a smile on my face, with a vision of what the tractor would look like, already restored by me. I'm sure my mother wishes I was a type of gal who would be head over heals for a handsome guy that looks like a model. I might, providing he's wearing blue jeans and a farmers tan after driving a tractor in the field all day!

going to sales 

going to sales

For the past several years, there has been a farm machinery sale held at the local livestock barn parking lot. It's held on the first day of the local flywheel reunion and tractor show. Even though I didn't bid on anything this year, believe me, I made several trips through the lot just to see what was there. As always, several tractors caught my eye and a few made their way out to the fairgrounds after being purchased by the new owners.

going to sales 

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