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Daddy in His Pickup

Daddy in His Pickup A farmer just doing his work tells His theory from where he sits, "Forty miles an hour is fast enough for anybody, isn’t it?" Driving from home from being downtown Windows down; pure air; feeling fit— Waving at farm friends or passersby The whole neighborhood was close knit One can hardly deny his statement About driving fast needs to quit "Forty miles an hour is fast enough for anybody, isn’t it?" He traveled as safe as he could be In red pickup truck; maybe unfit— Proudly smiling with contentment As parade of cars did permit Traffic close at rear; driveway appeared, Arm out straight, foot on brake, turn left; " Forty miles an hour is fast enough for anybody, isn’t it?" -Evelyn Pearl Anderson Our father, Orville Jones Carpenter, (1909 -1975) loved the red pickup truck so he would probably laugh at this little rhyme for Father's Day 2021.

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Date: 8/1/2021 9:21:00 AM
A lovely tribute to your late father Evelyn and for sure he would love it… Belle
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