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early Christmas present- only a CoTH'er could love!

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  • early Christmas present- only a CoTH'er could love!

    My hubby is a mechanic and last evening he came out to the barn to tell me that he spent almost all day working on my Christmas present, but that I really can't see it. I must've looked at him pretty strangely, because he grinned and then told me that he installed a brand new hitch on the truck for me - complete with all new wiring and a new brake controller! Woo hoo! SCORE!

    I can't even tell anybody else, because only a CoTH'er would understand such a gift

  • #2
    Congrats on a great gift! What a nice guy!!


    • #3
      My man is a mechanic also, and I can certainly see how that would be a wonderful gift!


      • #4
        Swoon! Merry Christmas to you!!! :-D
        Real Horses. Real Riders. Real Results! www.wvhorsetrainer.com


        • #5

          It took me nearly 10 years of marriage to convince my hubby that farm/horse related gifts ARE what I really want. Now we're at 20 and I've gotten some really good ones! I happened to balance the checkbook online yesterday and saw a debit at Tractor Supply! Whoo Hoo! That better be my Christmas present!!!!


          • #6
            Awwwwwwwwwwww. What a good hubby! Must tell my honeyman to light a fire under his rump.

            I can't even get an oil change in my truck out of him! Color me jealouuuuz
            Owned by a Paint/TB and an OTTB.
            RIP Scoutin' For Trouble ~ 2011 at 10
            RIP Tasha's Last Tango ~ 2010 at ~23
            RIP In Sha' Allah ~ 2009 too young at 5


            • #7
              Now, THAT'S true love! Lucky woman!!
              "One person's cowboy is another person's blooming idiot" -- katarine

              Spay and neuter. Please.


              • #8
                Nice job - definitely a keeper :-)


                • #9
                  I have one like that too.

                  Mine came home on Valentines day with a beautiful, rusty manure spreader. Best damn Valentines day present ever!

                  We are lucky women.


                  • #10
                    Only a COTH'er would understand a Christmas list that included:

                    New wheelbarrows
                    New pitchforks
                    Goats and or chickens
                    Maybe a mini something
                    A new ball & hitch for the truck....
                    "A lie doesn't become truth, wrong doesn't become right, and evil doesn't become good, just because it's accepted by a majority." Rick Warren


                    • #11
                      Originally posted by MoonWitch View Post
                      Only a COTH'er would understand a Christmas list that included:

                      New wheelbarrows
                      New pitchforks
                      Goats and or chickens
                      Maybe a mini something
                      A new ball & hitch for the truck....

                      This past year my daughter turned 16.
                      She asked for a wheelbarrow.
                      She's so much like her mommy.
                      Yes, she got it!


                      • #12
                        NICE Mr. DDK got me an electric jack for my trailer one year for my birthday I have a bad back so this really helps me out! Only a horse girl would be happy to get these kind of gifts
                        RIP Sucha Smooth Whiskey
                        May 17,2004 - March 29, 2010
                        RIP San Lena Peppy
                        May 3, 1991 - March 11, 2010


                        • #13

                          Certainly a keeper lol
                          "Sadly, some people's greatest skill, is being an idiot". (facebook profile pic I saw).


                          • #14
                            I posted on another thread that my DSO bought our youngest and middle geldings new winter blankets - middle NEEDED one, and youngest now has a lovely winter weight - oldest gelding already has a warm snug full neck!
                            I keep telling him that they are WONDERFUL presents, that I am delighted!
                            Founder of the I LOFF my worrywart TB clique!
                            Official member of the "I Sing Silly Songs to My Animals!" Clique


                            • #15
                              i got new led interior lights for my trailer, so i can camp in there more easily, and an electric gooseneck thingie. both will be installed this spring before camping season. this summer camping will be so much nicer!