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What's on your mind?

This group is for all those events & thoughts we want to share that may not fit in another group. Topics that are not D-related are welcomed. Post whatever's on your mind!

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Flu Shot

Started by wendy. Last reply by wendy Jan 14. 4 Replies

Does anyone know if there is a pneumonia shot you get that is separate from a flu shot ? Have you gotten both ? We are all going for flu shots next week.I want my daughter who has Type 1 for sure get…Continue

Pink Slime

Started by Emily Coles. Last reply by mistressbinky Jan 13. 11 Replies

Nothing to do with diabetes!Yes, I'm STILL pondering the "pink slime" issue that was in the news (and then out), a few months ago.  And the thing I'm thinking is this:  I think pink slime is a good…Continue

Tags: meat, beef, pink slime

Insulating the Garage Door... ANYBODY?!?!?

Started by Stuart. Last reply by Holger Schmeken Jan 8. 3 Replies

Bought a kit to insulate the garage door. Standard sized garage door 85" high, generic door, thin composite material, metal sheeting on both sides. There is no place to tuck/secure the insulation…Continue

Tags: cold, weather, kit, door, garage

Supply Shelves

Started by David (dns). Last reply by rick phillips Jul 23, 2013. 4 Replies

Just for fun, let's see what our respective caches of supplies look like.I'll start: HereContinue

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Comment by BlessedLife on March 11, 2012 at 4:04pm
My cousin used to raise pigs and cattle. when the neighborhood kids wanted to name them...he said "we don't name the bacon."
Comment by Elizabeth on March 11, 2012 at 4:01pm

And now we have piglets, too.

Comment by Linda G on March 11, 2012 at 3:00pm

Ahhh...Spring is here (to stay, me hopes!) 78 F degrees earlier...now at 6 pm it's 70! Looking forward to planting something...ANYTHING! Some tomato plants...cucumbers...can't plant greens though as I share my garden with greedy bunnies! I even posted a "No Rabbits Allowed" sign on the garden fence, but you know rabbits!!

Comment by muleman on March 11, 2012 at 1:41am

Badmoon, I had friends to stay with in Springfield and was looking at Peace valley and loads other places. Lots of nice acres out that way!

Comment by BadMoonT2 on March 11, 2012 at 12:14am

Don't forget gardeners. My theory is that if you make friends with enough gardeners you don't even need to raise one yourself, you can just live off their surplus. I have some ground venison also, the ground pork sounds like a good idea.

Comment by jrtpup on March 10, 2012 at 5:50pm

Heck yeah! Hunters/fishermen are the best friends to have ;) Tomorrow night is gifted ground venison, mixed with a little ground pork for moisture (fat) and made into burgers. Probably my spaghetti squash/ricotta/tomato bake with it.

Boy do we eat well :)

Comment by BadMoonT2 on March 10, 2012 at 5:44pm

Tonight venison, gift of a friend, with cauliflower faux mash potatoes and salad. So lucky to have this stuff available eh pup.

Comment by jrtpup on March 10, 2012 at 5:14pm

Speaking of 'real' food... tonight I pan fried a huge MD rockfish filet caught by a carpenter friend. Just butter, salt, pepper and a little dill, with steamed asparagus. Holy moley, was it good!

Comment by BadMoonT2 on March 10, 2012 at 11:31am

I live in the Ozarks and used to work with a lady who rode mules with her husband, kept them in a pasture across from where I work. Small world.

Comment by muleman on March 10, 2012 at 11:11am

Reading this I have to tell you all. 10 years ago I was gonna move to the USA. Had a place right on the Ozark's picked out for my mule riding, and a few Mule Packing/riding friends around that way. sadly the sale of my place fell through then. Now I'm past it. But I know I'm living in the wrong country still. It's gotta be a compromise now. I love being amongst people who know how to be real,if you get my drift? So many folks are spoon feed and have tin openers that get worn out!I love reading this stuff here!

 

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Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

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