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    Today, 01:35 PM
    Bird replied to a thread Alcohol vs marijuana in Rural Living
    One problem with news stories is that they never get the whole story. So naturally that story leaves a lot of questions for most of us. It does...
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    Today, 08:47 AM
    Bird replied to a thread Good morning!!!! in Rural Living
    35 here and they said the low was going to be 40.
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    Yesterday, 08:23 PM
    Bird replied to a thread Good morning!!!! in Rural Living
    Never seen or heard of them, but it does seem to bee something I'd like.
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    Yesterday, 05:09 PM
    Bird replied to a thread Good morning!!!! in Rural Living
    I like Poke Salat, turnip greens, beet greens, and even spinach, although I'll admit we don't have them nearly often enough to suit me. And I like...
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    Yesterday, 07:33 AM
    Bird replied to a thread Good morning!!!! in Rural Living
    I've eaten lots of Poke Salat, including once this year when I found it growing in a neighbor's yard, and we always thoroughly washed it, then boiled...
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    11-18-2017, 10:17 AM
    Bird replied to a thread Good morning!!!! in Rural Living
    It was 68 degrees and cloudy early this morning for a low temperature. The forecast was to go to 70, but now at 8 a.m. it's 72. It's supposed to be...
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    11-18-2017, 08:26 AM
    Bird replied to a thread Alcohol vs marijuana in Rural Living
    :laughing:Yep, I've done that.:laughing: The world continues to change. One of Dad's friends gave me a can of malt liquor once when I was 17. That...
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    11-18-2017, 08:05 AM
    Bird replied to a thread Good morning!!!! in Rural Living
    I agree. My wife likes to go to the Farmer's Market in Denton in the summer and the prices are too high and the baskets usually hold more than the 2...
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    11-17-2017, 06:35 PM
    Many years ago, when I was a lieutenant in the police department, working the 3 to 11 p.m. shift that day, one of my officers came to work that...
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    11-17-2017, 11:17 AM
    Bird replied to a thread Good morning!!!! in Rural Living
    Don, I think you were the one who fieat told me about that Windex all-in-one window cleaning system and I've used it at last twice; quite handy.
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    11-17-2017, 11:12 AM
    Same situation, except I was 29 at the time, and of course had it done on a Friday. The doctor was quite a character anyway and he told me that...
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    11-17-2017, 11:06 AM
    Bird replied to a thread Hand surgery in Rural Living
    I don't know about the thumb problem, but I had carpal tunnel surgery on my left hand on Aug. 4, 1997, and on the right hand on Sept. 3, 1997. But...
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    11-17-2017, 07:58 AM
    One of my brothers sent me this link awhile back and I think I missed 2. Cars used to be so distinctive, but now they all look alike (to me, at...
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    11-16-2017, 01:43 PM
    That sounds like my paternal grandfather. He was a life long farmer until he was past 50 years old and took a job hauling the mail between the train...
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    11-15-2017, 09:56 AM
    Bird replied to a thread Good morning!!!! in Rural Living
    I used the J hook. I think that was the only dough hook they had at the time. We had the food grinder, ice cream maker, and all those attachments...
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    11-15-2017, 08:13 AM
    Bird replied to a thread Good morning!!!! in Rural Living
    Sounds like all you folks live up north. 68 degrees here and overcast with the NWS forecasting a high of 71 today; with a 30% chance of rain after 3...
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    11-15-2017, 08:09 AM
    I tried that once; ruins the Bailies AND the coffee. Same with bourbon; one taste was enough to last me a lifetime.
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    11-15-2017, 08:07 AM
    :laughing::laughing:My first partner, when I got out of the police academy, told me the first requirement to be an officer was to like coffee and...
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    11-15-2017, 07:54 AM
    I'd say the same for my EGO leaf blower. It's so convenient, light weight, and easy to use that it gets used a lot.
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    11-14-2017, 03:20 PM
    That's just what I did . . . 48 years ago.
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    11-14-2017, 03:16 PM
    Of course I have NO experience with battery powered chainsaws; however, in view of my experience with my 56 volt EGO self-propelled lawnmower, EGO...
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    11-13-2017, 12:41 PM
    Bird replied to a thread Pet vs $$$ in Rural Living
    This thread is terrible timing for me. I took the Chihuahua, Dee, to the vet this morning for a brief exam, some more dog food, and heart worm pills...
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    11-12-2017, 12:43 PM
    Bird replied to a thread Good morning!!!! in Rural Living
    The National Weather Service had forecast mist, sprinkles of rain, etc. for last night, and still forecasting a 30% chance of rain today. However, I...
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    11-12-2017, 12:37 PM
    Glad to have you join us.
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    11-12-2017, 12:36 PM
    Bird replied to a thread new from Tx in New Member Introductions
    It's plenty close enough.:laughing: Glad to have you join us.
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    11-11-2017, 04:36 PM
    Bird replied to a thread Pet vs $$$ in Rural Living
    I'm not real sure what "blew out a knee" means, but the biggest single, or individual, expense we've had with the Chihuahua was about $700 for the...
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