Large oxen aren’t necessarily as powerful as a well-unified pair. “…the little oxen had better teamwork and coordination. They hit the yoke together. [They] jerked forward at exactly the same time and the force moved the load”. I’m grateful for a spouse who is willing to hit the yoke in a unified way.


Look Ahead and Believe

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lane twitchell – 2013-11-20 05:08:43-0500

well… idk, i know u r really into your pioneer ancestors, but still, i think your spouse is much sweeter than an old ox… : – )

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