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On the Edge of Common Sense

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I confess to not owning a tractor. I have plenty of friends nearby with tractors. But in a lapse of good judgment I borrowed one to brush hog a patch of weeds. Experienced farmers, even an 8 year-old farm kid knows that you always drive a tractor thumbs up. I didn’t remember.

As I was farming around I managed to hit a post with the front wheel. The steering wheel spun like a helicopter blade and j...