oh, i LIKE this, i like this a LOT!<P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Here, men square dance on tractors. <BR>......a bunch of men who<BR> learned the square dance patterns by<BR> pushing toy tractors across Mooney's kitchen<BR> table. <P>The men have come a long way from January<BR> 1998, when they walked the dances -- holding<BR> out their hands on imaginary steering wheels<BR> and making tractor noises -- to learn the<BR> steps .....<P>The cross-dressing element is especially<BR> daring in the manly farming world.....<P>``We've traveled the world and have been on<BR> all seven continents and we've never seen<BR> anything like this,'' said the former Rev.<BR> William Albach with his wife, Betty....<P><BR>`You know, farming hasn't been all that<BR> great,'' said Damon Mooney, a Nemaha<BR> farmer who broached the idea to his buddies<BR> as an event for the town's centennial last year.<BR> ``This has been a real stress reliever.''<P><BR>`In the dance, all you can hear is Laurie's<BR> calls and the tractor noise. Most of us are<BR> deaf already -- at least our wives claim we<BR> are,'' Davis said. ``What is kind of special is<BR> that I know I can count on every one of those<BR> guys to help me on my farm if something<BR> happened.'' <P><BR>``When the farming gets bad, and the hogs<BR> get mean, we go to Nemaha and practice<BR> square dancing,'' said Schmidt, whose shirt<BR> reads ``I holler, they foller.'' <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>THANKS azlan!
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