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  • jp1's Avatar
    10-25-20, 10:26pm
    Being a bit older than the average user I’ve never gone on twitch but I’d totally be there if Mitch McConnell was going to do it. That would be...
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  • dado potato's Avatar
    10-25-20, 7:06pm
    Bitter pill to swallow... My county has had its first COVID-19 fatality. In my state, the death count is 1,778. All the numbers seem to say we...
    2271 replies | 184035 view(s)
  • LDAHL's Avatar
    10-25-20, 7:05pm
    Thwarting Democrats?
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  • razz's Avatar
    10-25-20, 6:34pm
    razz replied to a thread What's for dinner? in Food & Recipes
    I have some wonderful leeks in my garden that I must harvest as the temp goes down. Tonight is fresh leeks sauteed with diced potatoes in chicken...
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  • Tradd's Avatar
    10-25-20, 6:20pm
    Tradd replied to a thread What's for dinner? in Food & Recipes
    Ordered a pizza for the first time in a long while
    507 replies | 36430 view(s)
  • Tybee's Avatar
    10-25-20, 6:08pm
    Tybee replied to a thread What's for dinner? in Food & Recipes
    Shells and caesar salad.
    507 replies | 36430 view(s)
  • Tybee's Avatar
    10-25-20, 6:07pm
    I guess it is how one encountered him. For me, he will always be my friend's kind boss. I celebrate that he lived so long, and reminded me of long...
    16 replies | 203 view(s)
  • Tybee's Avatar
    10-25-20, 6:05pm
    Tybee replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    I have gone through vegetarian stages and am currently off mammalian meat but still sometimes eat turkey. I have no problem catching and eating...
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  • pinkytoe's Avatar
    10-25-20, 6:00pm
    pinkytoe replied to a thread What's for dinner? in Food & Recipes
    Curried chickpeas over couscous and a pear and blue cheese salad.
    507 replies | 36430 view(s)
  • catherine's Avatar
    10-25-20, 5:42pm
    Probably a bean burrito and a nice green salad.
    507 replies | 36430 view(s)
  • happystuff's Avatar
    10-25-20, 5:35pm
    Tonight was shredded bbq chicken on homemade sourdough rolls with cauliflower.
    507 replies | 36430 view(s)
  • happystuff's Avatar
    10-25-20, 5:23pm
    happystuff replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    No offense intended, but I would respect dh's eating habits and expect the same respect about my own. I would expect that - if there were...
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  • pinkytoe's Avatar
    10-25-20, 5:13pm
    Forcing myself to read more fiction so... The Midnight Library and another one called the Ten Thousand Doors of January.
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  • Tradd's Avatar
    10-25-20, 5:06pm
    Got some great photos from yesterday. One of the buddies had a great camera rig. Have to upload the photos here.
    375 replies | 84845 view(s)
  • ApatheticNoMore's Avatar
    10-25-20, 3:43pm
    ApatheticNoMore replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    My bf will eat whatever I cook pretty much. That's the thing don't turn down a free cook!!! (unless they are a horrible cook I guess). Sometimes...
    28 replies | 282 view(s)
  • Simplemind's Avatar
    10-25-20, 3:40pm
    Simplemind replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    Although I have not hunted myself, I come from a family where hunting was an event that all the men took part of and all the boys got to experience...
    28 replies | 282 view(s)
  • JaneV2.0's Avatar
    10-25-20, 2:56pm
    Well in fairness, can you imagine say, Mitch McConnell doing anything so frivolous? Or anything for fun, really?
    8 replies | 108 view(s)
  • Yppej's Avatar
    10-25-20, 2:48pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    When I was married we each made our own meals as he ate meat and I did not.
    28 replies | 282 view(s)
  • catherine's Avatar
    10-25-20, 2:42pm
    catherine replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    I used to get grassfed beef at a farm in New Jersey. The first time I went there, the owner walked me around to the cows and said, "Here's Missy....
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  • catherine's Avatar
    10-25-20, 2:33pm
    catherine replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    We had a mouse infestation issue a couple of years ago, and at first I had my little humane catch-and-release trap. But when I realized that we had a...
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  • catherine's Avatar
    10-25-20, 2:28pm
    catherine replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    I'm not that revulsed.. Wait a day and I'll never be able to find that picture again on the news feed. My mixed feelings have to do with feeling sad...
    28 replies | 282 view(s)
  • catherine's Avatar
    10-25-20, 2:22pm
    catherine replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    I can't fish... I go with DH and DS, but I turn my back even when they put the worm on the hook. Forget it when they catch a fish, and even if they...
    28 replies | 282 view(s)
  • razz's Avatar
    10-25-20, 1:51pm
    razz replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    If one sees the feedlots and the meat processing that supply our meat, the hunting that is done is benign by comparison.
    28 replies | 282 view(s)
  • JaneV2.0's Avatar
    10-25-20, 1:39pm
    I have no problem at all with fact-checking or revealing charlatans. I use Snopes, and I applaud those who out predators no matter what institutions...
    16 replies | 203 view(s)
  • early morning's Avatar
    10-25-20, 1:18pm
    early morning replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    True this. When I was younger, a stable I rode at had a horse shot during deer season - on posted property. After that, pastured animals were kept...
    28 replies | 282 view(s)
  • pinkytoe's Avatar
    10-25-20, 1:15pm
    pinkytoe replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    In Texas where DH grew up, it was a rite of passage to go out with the men and hunt every fall. He was 16 when he finally shot a buck. When he went...
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  • SteveinMN's Avatar
    10-25-20, 11:46am
    Leftover pot roast with a coffee/orange glaze (meh; would just as soon have used a good mustard) and roasted Brussels sprouts with grated...
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  • iris lilies's Avatar
    10-25-20, 11:37am
    iris lilies replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    I like spiders in the house and try not to kill them. But sometimes I get tired of their webs in the fall so there is a day in November where I...
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  • Yppej's Avatar
    10-25-20, 11:26am
    Yppej replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    While I do not kill animals in nature if they get in the house I do - trap mice, sprayed for carpenter ants, etc.
    28 replies | 282 view(s)
  • Rogar's Avatar
    10-25-20, 11:23am
    Rogar replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    I have hunted for food and have absolutely no problem with sportsmen hunting. There is an ugly side to it. There are a lot of city folk who rarely...
    28 replies | 282 view(s)
  • iris lilies's Avatar
    10-25-20, 11:16am
    iris lilies replied to a thread Value in Consumerism & The Media
    Today it occurred to me that I do not value “value packs” of anything. I like small numbers of things. I want a pair of work gloves and one back up...
    25 replies | 468 view(s)
  • happystuff's Avatar
    10-25-20, 10:47am
    happystuff replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    No chiding from my side at all; sorry if anything was interpreted as such. As for target shooting, I have always wanted to try the clay...
    28 replies | 282 view(s)
  • Teacher Terry's Avatar
    10-25-20, 10:45am
    Teacher Terry replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    My dad hunted rabbits and pheasants and we ate them. My ex hunted deer and turkey and we ate them. We relocate wildlife now. One year a squirrel ate...
    28 replies | 282 view(s)
  • Alan's Avatar
    10-25-20, 10:33am
    Alan replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    Yes there are! If it makes you feel better I've fired 10's of 1000's of rounds at various targets since then without once harming a living thing. So,...
    28 replies | 282 view(s)
  • happystuff's Avatar
    10-25-20, 10:25am
    happystuff replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    I can see killing for the sake of eating - and I am for using as much of an animal as possible - meat, skin, etc. I think killing for the sake of...
    28 replies | 282 view(s)
  • early morning's Avatar
    10-25-20, 10:21am
    early morning replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    We don't have a problem with hunting/eating what we (or someone else) shoot(s). Trophy hunting, or killing anything that is scarce in a particular...
    28 replies | 282 view(s)
  • iris lilies's Avatar
    10-25-20, 10:15am
    iris lilies replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    Alan, wait until you have an armadillo digging up your yard. They are x-times more destructive than the moles. In Hermann we have both moles and...
    28 replies | 282 view(s)
  • Alan's Avatar
    10-25-20, 10:12am
    Alan replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    I see that as a conundrum too. When I was younger I hunted squirrels and rabbits and such but when I got older I decided that I'd rather let someone...
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  • iris lilies's Avatar
    10-25-20, 10:10am
    I can see the arrogance, but parts of James Randi’s famous schtick was exposing predators. He was a magician himself, and had no qualms about...
    16 replies | 203 view(s)
  • iris lilies's Avatar
    10-25-20, 9:21am
    I made contact via email with a local, long term term used bookstore to ask if they wanted my illustrated children’s book collection. She will take...
    43 replies | 3860 view(s)
  • iris lilies's Avatar
    10-25-20, 9:12am
    There was a year where two books with “bees” in the title came out and I read one of them. Was this the one that took place in the .south? Something...
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  • iris lilies's Avatar
    10-25-20, 9:10am
    Oh my God the media loved this story. I made the mistake of listening to NPR yesterday and it was repeated over and over and over in different ways.
    8 replies | 108 view(s)
  • iris lilies's Avatar
    10-25-20, 9:00am
    iris lilies replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    yeah I would probably be the same way. If I had to, distance killing would be do-able. But I used to watch my dad gut fish. I could do it if DH...
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  • iris lilies's Avatar
    10-25-20, 8:51am
    iris lilies replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    My Hermann small town newspaper features, each year, two pages of kids with their kill in deer season. The deer are draped across their laps and the...
    28 replies | 282 view(s)
  • ApatheticNoMore's Avatar
    10-25-20, 7:26am
    ApatheticNoMore replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    Are they going to eat the bear? If not I think discoursing on hunting for food is a bit off the point, if they aren't eating it, how is that...
    28 replies | 282 view(s)
  • ejchase's Avatar
    10-25-20, 2:39am
    Good point, rosarugosa! I did another hour tonight. New total: 24.5.
    43 replies | 3860 view(s)
  • Tradd's Avatar
    10-24-20, 11:26pm
    Tradd replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    Many people eat what they kill. If the herd isn’t culled by hunting, there could be too many animals for the food source they have. Would you...
    28 replies | 282 view(s)
  • Yppej's Avatar
    10-24-20, 11:18pm
    Yppej replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    To answer your questions: I would not respond to or say anything about the dead bear or to your herbalist friend. If I were starving I might be...
    28 replies | 282 view(s)
  • Tammy's Avatar
    10-24-20, 11:09pm
    Tammy replied to a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    I grew up hunting and eating game. Shooting from afar with a bullet I can do. But one time I needed to kill a fish and couldn’t do it. Because...
    28 replies | 282 view(s)
  • Tradd's Avatar
    10-24-20, 11:05pm
    Sounds interesting!
    2 replies | 41 view(s)
  • iris lilies's Avatar
    10-24-20, 10:27pm
    That is because you are not trustworthy and you value weird things. bwa ha ha ha!
    2 replies | 41 view(s)
  • catherine's Avatar
    10-24-20, 10:26pm
    catherine started a thread Hunting in Open Forum
    As I've mentioned, my neighbors are great people, but culturally distant from us. We moved up here from suburban NJ. They are self-described...
    28 replies | 282 view(s)
  • catherine's Avatar
    10-24-20, 9:35pm
    I loved The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
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  • jp1's Avatar
    10-24-20, 9:10pm
    What a delightful book that works it’s way through the history of the USPS from before the constitution until current times. I’d intended to wait...
    2 replies | 41 view(s)
  • Tammy's Avatar
    10-24-20, 8:39pm
    Tammy replied to a thread What are you reading 2020? in Reviews
    Annabel by Kathleen winter Fiction. Growing up intersex in the wilds of Canada. I have it 5/5 stars The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd...
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  • Tammy's Avatar
    10-24-20, 8:35pm
    My same friend introduced me to the Origins Project at ASU. Neil deGrasse Tyson, Lawrence Krause, etc. At one event I heard Neal Stephenson speak. I...
    16 replies | 203 view(s)
  • jp1's Avatar
    10-24-20, 8:06pm
    I second the WhatsApp recommendation for international. I have a friend in the coast guard who, pre-covid, routinely travelled all over the world....
    9 replies | 194 view(s)
  • JaneV2.0's Avatar
    10-24-20, 7:57pm
    Of course there's more to life than we can measure with our clumsy tools; any observant person knows that. He got the limelight he sought. I'm not...
    16 replies | 203 view(s)
  • catherine's Avatar
    10-24-20, 7:48pm
    He was 92. Let's celebrate his life... Maybe we can be grateful to him for the possibility that there is so much more to life than our experience...
    16 replies | 203 view(s)
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