Overboard by Chip Dunham for August 28, 2020

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    Rodeo Boy  over 2 years ago

    It’s good to have someone stand up for you, have your back. I used to work in an auto parts factory in the late 70’s early 80’s. Some of the guys used to take a delight in giving me a hard time. By that I mean they would raz me a lot, ridicule me sometimes, and in general be a real pain the rear. Yet one day some big guy who I did not know was going after me and threatening me over a silly incident. I do not recall why he was mad at me. I remember feeling threatened and honestly I was really stressed. Those same guys—the ones who used to be unmerciful in teasing me at times— were sitting having a coffee and when they saw this guy going after me they immediately jumped up from where they were sitting and rushed over to me and told the guy off in no uncertain terms. The big guy who was scaring the crap out of me took off and left me alone. Despite the fact my co-workers would raz me from time to time when push came to shove they defended me and did not hesitate to do so. I still miss those guys and the others. The thing about this factory is that if your peers gave you a hard time that meant you were accepted.As for Nate—way to go! :-)

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    dcdete.  over 2 years ago

    In this year 2020, are there still job opportunities for butterfly catchers? You’d think that every biology scientist would be studying up for the lucrative career of trying to find a Covid vaccine which would make you a millionaire. How much money would they make discovering a new moth?

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    ForrestOverin  over 2 years ago

    If Nate just wore his thong, he wouldn’t have to say ANYthing to the researchers to get them to leave.

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    Durak Premium Member over 2 years ago

    You know, maybe the researchers were planning on helpful, beneficial researchers? Not all plan on pulling the wings off of butterflies.

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    Pathfinderman  over 2 years ago

    Very silly!

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    dd1120  over 2 years ago

    So true: The thing about this factory is that if your peers gave you a hard time that meant you were accepted

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    ocarol7 Premium Member over 2 years ago

    I love that they defend the freedom of butterflies….. These are my guys!

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    JP Steve Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Even though I spent a part of my career swinging a butterfly net, I do enjoy Nate’s defence of his butterflies!

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    Dry and Dusty Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Good afternoon Crew!

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    rgcviper  over 2 years ago

    I get by with a little help from my friends …

    And for the record, the butterfly was originally called a flutter-by,, to describe its flight pattern.

    Happy Friday, Crew.

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