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    Today, 11:36 AM
    Congratulations to both you and Karen, Eddie.
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    03-25-2017, 08:35 AM
    We bought our first house in 1968, older, small house that had a small natural gas grill installed at the edge of an uncovered concrete patio. In...
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    03-25-2017, 08:31 AM
    It's a little hard to quantify exactly because climate changes might mean more or less A/C usage, electric rates change, etc., but I changed out...
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    03-24-2017, 04:51 PM
    Our Hamilton Beach, model 84131 is a little over 4 years old and I've not had to replace any parts yet. Sears had them for $399.99, but put them on...
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    03-23-2017, 03:37 PM
    Bird replied to a thread Eating in the 50's in Related Topics
    How wide spread were those A&W root beer drive ins? The only one I remember visiting in the '50s was in Ardmore, OK. And yep, I still like A&W root...
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    03-23-2017, 10:45 AM
    Bird replied to a thread Eating in the 50's in Related Topics
    I didn't remember when they first came out, but I know it was the late '50s the first time I bought any. And I bought them because they were cheap. ...
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    03-23-2017, 06:32 AM
    Bird replied to a thread Eating in the 50's in Related Topics
    I rode a school bus in the late '40s/early '50s. I drove a school bus in '61/62 when I worked nights in the Post Office, got off at 6 a.m., drove...
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    03-22-2017, 09:20 AM
    Bird replied to a thread Cocker Spaniels in Rural Living
    I was 10 years old, and the eldest of 5 kids, when we got a pair of very young full blooded cocker spaniels from an aunt. I don't think we had them...
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    03-21-2017, 06:20 PM
    Isn't the only way you could get a valid comparison is to quote a price per pound. I see ribeyes in the grocery stores for $10 to $12 a pound;...
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    03-21-2017, 05:11 PM
    They're a bit expensive, but I haven't bought steaks to cook at home in years except ribeyes. I like them better than any other steak.
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    03-21-2017, 03:23 PM
    Bird replied to a thread Eating in the 50's in Related Topics
    I haven't eaten any spam in many years, but you guys talked me into buying a can of the generic (Great Value) spam today. I intend to slice and fry...
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    03-21-2017, 03:21 PM
    I've never done that with steaks on the grill, but I did recently put a pizza directly on the rack in the oven, only to learn later that I forgot to...
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    03-20-2017, 06:37 PM
    Bird replied to a thread Eating in the 50's in Related Topics
    Dinner at 5 p.m.? I loved Winter because we had supper earlier. Dad always said you could work outside until it got dark, so we got to eat earlier...
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    03-20-2017, 04:57 PM
    Bird replied to a thread Eating in the 50's in Related Topics
    I'd find it hard to believe that anyone could tell the instant mashed potatoes (properly prepared) from the others. This reminds me of my maternal...
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    03-20-2017, 02:47 PM
    Bird replied to a thread Eating in the 50's in Related Topics
    Rob, my wife has been buying Marie Calendar pot pies at Sam's Club for herself. But a few months ago, I tried one; not bad, but not good enough to...
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    03-20-2017, 01:15 PM
    Bird replied to a thread Eating in the 50's in Related Topics
    Some 55 years ago, I tried the TV dinners, and I think it was Swanson's even then. At any rate, I thought it wasn't bad. But then about 23 years...
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    03-20-2017, 06:59 AM
    And the bluebonnets are in full bloom in my neighborhood.
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    03-19-2017, 02:09 PM
    Bird replied to a thread Eating in the 50's in Related Topics
    And I never even heard of such until now. But like you, I don't reckon I'd be visiting such a place.
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    03-19-2017, 11:17 AM
    Bird replied to a thread Eating in the 50's in Related Topics
    We did the fondue thing a lot from '71 to the late '70s; still have some of the fondue forks, but can't recall having fondue now in many years. ...
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    03-19-2017, 09:19 AM
    You guys make me realize how lucky we are that our 11 year old Chihuahua doesn't care about chewing on anything other than her food.:laughing:
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    03-18-2017, 01:15 PM
    Bird replied to a thread Eating in the 50's in Related Topics
    I've heard of eating dandelion greens, but never tried them. How about sheep sorrel? When I was a kid, I made a cobbler of sheep sorrels a few...
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    03-18-2017, 12:23 PM
    Bird replied to a thread Eating in the 50's in Related Topics
    I, too, have eaten lots of Poke, and like it. But I've only heard of Lamb's Quarter. If I ever saw any I didn't know it.
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    03-17-2017, 05:28 PM
    Doug, I used to live near your neighborhood; southwest corner of Dallas, west of Duncanville. But now live in Denton County. Welcome to TBN.
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    03-17-2017, 05:25 PM
    Bird replied to a thread Eating in the 50's in Related Topics
    That's something I don't recall ever even hearing of before, but I see it's certainly shown on the Internet.
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    03-17-2017, 08:16 AM
    Bird replied to a thread Wanna own a Lighthouse? in Rural Living
    Very interesting story, although much that I don't understand at all, such as a "crib", towing it out there, then sinking it, etc.
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