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Forum: Conversations 03-14-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,022
Posted By wildturnip
We got at least 6" of snow. Most of it is still...

We got at least 6" of snow. Most of it is still here. I canned 7 pints of maple syrup today, and almost another pint left over. We have 10 gallons of sap in the fridge and probably 12 more gallons...
Forum: Conversations 03-11-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,022
Posted By wildturnip
Congratulations on getting a vehicle Setanta! ...

Congratulations on getting a vehicle Setanta!

We're under a winter storm warning for tonight through tomorrow evening. They say 4-8" of snow.

We've been working on maple syrup. We have 12 trees...
Forum: Hellos & Happy Birthdays 03-11-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,707
Posted By wildturnip
We've been through a lot of them too. Beautiful...

We've been through a lot of them too. Beautiful places.
Forum: Hellos & Happy Birthdays 03-09-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,707
Posted By wildturnip
Welcome back! Glad to hear you are doing well. ...

Welcome back! Glad to hear you are doing well.

We used to plant trees for the the paper companies in Maine. We worked up there for 9 seasons, mostly around Jackman, Rangely, Ashland and Caribou....
Forum: Conversations 03-01-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By wildturnip
Nice article. Thanks for sharing it!

Nice article. Thanks for sharing it!
Forum: Conversations 01-03-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,097
Posted By wildturnip
Happy New Year to everyone. Our lowest temp...

Happy New Year to everyone.

Our lowest temp so far this week was minus 6. Our lowest high temp was 13, so far. It got up to 22 yesterday and felt so nice! :) It's supposed to be up to 29 today.
...
Forum: Conversations 11-02-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,855
Posted By wildturnip
A Snoopy novel :)

A Snoopy novel :)
Forum: Conversations 10-30-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,527
Posted By wildturnip
I'm sorry for your loss. I hope you can reach out...

I'm sorry for your loss. I hope you can reach out and make some connections, It might take some time but don't give up! Prayer meeting is a great place to get to know people because folks are sharing...
Forum: Your Homestead 10-28-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 95,180
Posted By wildturnip
I can see the picture tonight. Really nice! You...

I can see the picture tonight. Really nice! You two look perfect together.
Forum: Hellos & Happy Birthdays 10-27-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,677
Posted By wildturnip
Happy Belated Birthday!

Happy Belated Birthday!
Forum: Your Homestead 10-27-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 95,180
Posted By wildturnip
Well, congratulations! I always enjoyed Wyo's...

Well, congratulations! I always enjoyed Wyo's posts too and wondered what had happened to him. I thought he had died!

I couldn't see the picture. It said "Oops, your photo was linked incorrectly".
Forum: Canning/Preserving 10-13-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,574
Posted By wildturnip
Lol. Thanks! I didn't order because of not...

Lol. Thanks! I didn't order because of not knowing but evidently, I did know at one time!
I'll check that out.
Forum: Canning/Preserving 10-09-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,574
Posted By wildturnip
Price! I'm thinking they are not BPA free because...

Price! I'm thinking they are not BPA free because they don't say that they are. They say the inner coating can be clear or white. I think if they were BPA free they would specify that.
Forum: Canning/Preserving 10-08-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,574
Posted By wildturnip
Revisiting this thread because I was looking at...

Revisiting this thread because I was looking at the lids again and thinking of ordering. I never did order this spring!

That's too bad to have them fail after all that hard work! I've had lids...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 09-22-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,514
Posted By wildturnip
Yes, that's scary! Glad no one was hurt.

Yes, that's scary! Glad no one was hurt.
Forum: Canning/Preserving 09-15-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,514
Posted By wildturnip
All the canning books say not to add flour or any...

All the canning books say not to add flour or any starch to recipes that you are going to can.
Forum: Breads & Grains 08-20-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,623
Posted By wildturnip
If you forget to add the salt, bread will rise...

If you forget to add the salt, bread will rise beautifully then collapse. Also over-rising will do it. Press the raised dough lightly with a fingertip. If it makes a dent and the dent slowly raises...
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 05-21-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,589
Posted By wildturnip
I've wondered that too! I've been a birder for 52...

I've wondered that too! I've been a birder for 52 years, since I was 10 years old. There is nothing I enjoy more. Amazing to have so many orioles coming to your feeder so quickly. I would love to see...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 04-12-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
I love your pet stories. Pets are quite...

I love your pet stories. Pets are quite entertaining. We used to have a pet rooster, named Fred and a hen, Peggy Lee. After Peggy Lee died, Fred tried to befriend our golden/feist mix, Lady. When...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 04-08-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
Hope you find some green goodies to try. :) ...

Hope you find some green goodies to try. :)

No, we haven't tried sumac and compared it with the others. We've made lemonade with it though. I hadn't thought of it for verjuice but will keep that...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 04-07-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
I'm a wild edible plant enthusiast also. We...

I'm a wild edible plant enthusiast also. We attempt to try one or more new wild plant foods each season. We freeze several quarts of mixed wild greens every spring. I love the spring wildflowers too....
Forum: Your Homestead 03-22-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,726
Posted By wildturnip
I will enjoy following along as you share your...

I will enjoy following along as you share your happenings. Sounds like you are learning a lot! I would love to hear more about it.
Forum: Forum News & Announcements 03-22-2017, 03:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 34,380
Posted By wildturnip
Facebook is not an option for me either.

Facebook is not an option for me either.
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 02-28-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
Well, I did really want to know what happens when...

Well, I did really want to know what happens when stainless is overheated but this link went to a 404 error page. :)

http://www.totalmateria.com/page.asp...ite=kts&NM=239...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 02-16-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
Aww, that little double boiler is adorable and...

Aww, that little double boiler is adorable and looks pretty efficient too! Thanks for the pictures.
Forum: Canning/Preserving 02-16-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,574
Posted By wildturnip
"made in China" Hmmm... Grumpa, thanks, I'll...

"made in China" Hmmm...

Grumpa, thanks, I'll check out their pricing.
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 02-15-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,128
Posted By wildturnip
Very good!

Very good!
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 02-13-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
Good idea about the jar rings on the wood stove...

Good idea about the jar rings on the wood stove too. Thanks for all the information you share! I'll have to check at Toys R Us. First to find one! I don't think we have one locally.
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 02-13-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
Good find! Those are so cute and I can see where...

Good find! Those are so cute and I can see where they would be useful too, like you said.
Forum: Canning/Preserving 02-12-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,574
Posted By wildturnip
Thanks! I would be interested in what they say.

Thanks! I would be interested in what they say.
Forum: Canning/Preserving 02-11-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,574
Posted By wildturnip
Thanks so much!

Thanks so much!
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 02-10-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
I think that's true of bigger classes. In our...

I think that's true of bigger classes. In our smaller classes, we all knew each other, our families knew every other family, etc. and we all saw each other outside of school situations all the time....
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 02-10-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
I loved your story about your military...

I loved your story about your military supervisor. That's great! Interesting about outing the bullies too. I went to a small school (our largest graduating class was 22; mine was 10). There was zero...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 02-10-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,574
Posted By wildturnip
Thank you! I didn't order any last year but plan...

Thank you! I didn't order any last year but plan to get some soon and try them out.
Forum: Recipes 02-10-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,975
Posted By wildturnip
Could be. I know that lack of proper nutrients...

Could be. I know that lack of proper nutrients will affect the flavor of other fruits so all the rain could have leached out the nutrients.
Forum: Recipes 02-08-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,975
Posted By wildturnip
DH's aunt has a goji berry bush. She said the...

DH's aunt has a goji berry bush. She said the berries tasted "pretty good". It's a small bush and just had a few berries on it.
Forum: Hellos & Happy Birthdays 02-08-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,583
Posted By wildturnip
We always plan our gardens and order seeds in...

We always plan our gardens and order seeds in January but this year we all go the flu. Today makes three weeks and still not completely back to normal. Much better though. But no gardens planned and...
Forum: Recipes 02-08-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,975
Posted By wildturnip
People do eat bear but not us. We're totally...

People do eat bear but not us. We're totally plant eaters:) I think it's legal to shoot them with paintballs or do things to scare them but not actually hurt them. I would have to check on that again...
Forum: Recipes 02-08-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,975
Posted By wildturnip
We have a couple of varieties of gooseberries....

We have a couple of varieties of gooseberries. Achilles Red and Hinnonmaki Gold. Both are delicious eaten fresh off the bush. We've started some black ones but I don't remember their name, they...
Forum: Hellos & Happy Birthdays 02-08-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,583
Posted By wildturnip
Welcome back, Laura! I remember you too. I...

Welcome back, Laura! I remember you too.

I feel the same way about the politics. I am much better talking to folks in person rather than online. I would love to discuss homesteading and gardening,...
Forum: Conversations 02-07-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 22,608
Posted By wildturnip
I have never received notifications of new posts!

I have never received notifications of new posts!
Forum: Plants 02-05-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,008
Posted By wildturnip
We grew them a few years ago. They did well and...

We grew them a few years ago. They did well and were delicious. I don't know why we haven't grown them again!
Forum: Conversations 02-03-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 22,608
Posted By wildturnip
We have had decent weather here in SW VA. ...

We have had decent weather here in SW VA.

All of us are recovering from the flu. We are going into our third week of it. We were not able to meet our January goals because of the flu, now here it...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 02-01-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
Very interesting about the experiment in the...

Very interesting about the experiment in the Vermont prison. I can see how that could help but I just don't know how I would feel personally if I were a victim. It's hard to even think about!

I...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 01-31-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
I don't understand why they would even want to...

I don't understand why they would even want to see him or have any contact with them. I don't think I would!
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 01-20-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
Hugs, Renee.

Hugs, Renee.
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 01-18-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
Thank you for posting the video of Syd! Cute!

Thank you for posting the video of Syd! Cute!
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 01-05-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
Ha! I'd like to see that! :) I wondered what...

Ha! I'd like to see that! :)

I wondered what had become of you. Glad it was a new computer.

It sounds like you and Brian are full of exciting plans. Yes, being close to family is good. I'm...
Forum: Conversations 12-30-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 18,204
Posted By wildturnip
It looks like we have about an inch of snow out...

It looks like we have about an inch of snow out there this morning. This is our first snow except for a few flurries in the air. DD1 and DSIL are planning to come today to celebrate our Christmas...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 12-26-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
Love your stories about Syd and everything!

Love your stories about Syd and everything!
Forum: Conversations 12-16-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 18,204
Posted By wildturnip
We had a high of 18 yesterday. It's 11 this...

We had a high of 18 yesterday. It's 11 this morning at 8:30.
Forum: Conversations 12-04-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 18,204
Posted By wildturnip
CG, congrats on the new job! 35 and raining...

CG, congrats on the new job!

35 and raining here today. The sleet and snow didn't happen.
Forum: Conversations 11-27-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,520
Posted By wildturnip
A friend from WA placed a geocache on our...

A friend from WA placed a geocache on our property when she was visiting a few years ago. It's at the end of the driveway and several folks have found it. It's interesting to watch them try to find...
Forum: Animals 11-26-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,123
Posted By wildturnip
We used to have guineas and still would if we...

We used to have guineas and still would if we could keep them from being eaten. You can tell the sex by the sounds they make. Just google it. Guineas have to be touched and interacted with from...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 11-25-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
Happy Thanksgiving! We had our big meal last...

Happy Thanksgiving! We had our big meal last Sunday when DD1 and DSIL could be here. We also had a nice meal Thursday too. It was a very pleasant day. We got a little bit of rain and it cleared the...
Forum: Homesteading 11-22-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,243
Posted By wildturnip
Thanks for sharing your story! It was...

Thanks for sharing your story! It was fascinating! :)

Congratulations Crackergirl! One suggestion..don't be too quick to cut and burn brush unless you know for sure what each tree or bush is and...
Forum: Conversations 11-17-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,123
Posted By wildturnip
Our coldest temp so far was 14, last Saturday...

Our coldest temp so far was 14, last Saturday night. It's didn't kill the greens which was nice. We got everything dug except 2 1/2 rows of potatoes and the carrots. One row of rutabagas that we'll...
Forum: Conversations 11-08-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,123
Posted By wildturnip
Here too! Still have 3 rows of potatoes, lots of...

Here too! Still have 3 rows of potatoes, lots of daikons, turnips, rutabagas, carrots and onions to dig. Lots of greens to pick before the cold comes. Some apples to pick too. We've had beautiful...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 11-01-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
Rusty will be seven in March. Yes, 14 is old for...

Rusty will be seven in March. Yes, 14 is old for a larger dog. Maybe the mountain feist genes come into play.

Oh I wasn't referring to your political posts, I was just expressing my disappointment...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 10-31-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
Thank you for the citric acid/lemon juice info...

Thank you for the citric acid/lemon juice info and links.

I was touched by your comments about your Gabby. Glad she recovered and is still enjoying life. Our Lady is close to deaf but she still...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 10-11-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
That recipe was for 6 quarts of fresh tomatoes,...

That recipe was for 6 quarts of fresh tomatoes, not 1 quart!! The dried cherry tomatoes are very good just as a crispy snack, or minced and stirred into cream cheese with some salt and herbs. We use...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 10-11-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
How do you find time to have so much fun with...

How do you find time to have so much fun with your experiments? :)

You asked awhile back what I had been doing this summer. Well....picking and canning blueberries, harvesting and preserving...
Forum: Canning/Preserving 10-10-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,574
Posted By wildturnip
Those are the ones I've used too. I can't find...

Those are the ones I've used too. I can't find Golden Harvest wide mouth lids.
Forum: Canning/Preserving 10-09-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,574
Posted By wildturnip
Hmm, well I guess no one on here has tried them....

Hmm, well I guess no one on here has tried them. Non one at another forum I belong to either. I guess I'll just order some and try them out.
Forum: Food 10-04-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,176
Posted By wildturnip
We lived in a camper with a non-working fridge...

We lived in a camper with a non-working fridge for several months. We used a couple of ice chests and had a source of free ice for only part of the time.
Forum: Canning/Preserving 10-04-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,574
Posted By wildturnip
Have you tried Orchard Road dome lids?

http://www.fillmorecontainer.com/Orchard-Road-Widemouth-Dome-Lids-P6176.aspx?c=0

Above is a link to a place that sells them and the price is great for wide mouth lids. The cheapest place I can get...
Forum: Member Photos & Announcements 09-27-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,045
Posted By wildturnip
That is a lot of puppies!

That is a lot of puppies!
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 09-21-2016, 01:19 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
It was amazing to see an empty convention center...

It was amazing to see an empty convention center turn into a hospital in 3 days! And to see a sea of strangers working together. Then to see it turn back into a convention center was just as...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 09-20-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
Our trip was exhausting but great! Here are some...

Our trip was exhausting but great! Here are some stats:
#of volunteers- 734
# of patients treated- 1722
$ value of treatments given free- over 6.5 million!!
services available- primary care,...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 09-18-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
Fascinating info on the herbal syrups. I thought...

Fascinating info on the herbal syrups. I thought I would try elderberry this summer but was so busy with other important projects that the birds got the elderberries.

Have you seen the Herbal...
Forum: Conversations 09-04-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,780
Posted By wildturnip
I sure will! I'm sorry all this is happening.

I sure will! I'm sorry all this is happening.
Forum: Conversations 09-01-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,780
Posted By wildturnip
We had rain today. I didn't notice the...

We had rain today. I didn't notice the temperature but it was quite pleasant.
Forum: Frugal Living 08-24-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,474
Posted By wildturnip
Advertising obviously works; otherwise they...

Advertising obviously works; otherwise they wouldn't spend billions of dollars on TV ads.

I feel the same way about TV. I can't stand the noise. So thankful we don't have one and didn't have one...
Forum: Financial 07-08-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,837
Posted By wildturnip
Our local Goodwill is clean and has nice stuff....

Our local Goodwill is clean and has nice stuff. Salvation Army the same. I find the local thrift stores here either dirty or very clean but very over-priced.
Forum: Conversations 07-08-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,893
Posted By wildturnip
There was a shooting in Bristol, TN this week....

There was a shooting in Bristol, TN this week. About a hour from us. A man was shooting at cars on the highway. Killed one lady and wounded four. Police wounded him and he's in the hospital. No names...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 07-05-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
I love plant rescues! We've had some wonderful...

I love plant rescues! We've had some wonderful deals with Lowes clearance plants in the past. When DH was going to physical therapy 2-3 times a week, he would always run by and see what they had. Now...
Forum: Hellos & Happy Birthdays 07-04-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,879
Posted By wildturnip
Same to you and to everyone on the Forum! We sure...

Same to you and to everyone on the Forum! We sure do need God's help.
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 07-03-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
A mountain lion! I would be worried about that. ...

A mountain lion! I would be worried about that. We have a big black bear hanging around and it's eaten all our gooseberries. We have blueberries too that it hasn't found yet. I pray it won't. It...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 07-03-2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
I've been getting into herbal remedies lately....

I've been getting into herbal remedies lately. That's why I liked that site you posted the link to. I want to grow the things that are most useful. Of course, many good things grow wild here. I have...
Forum: Health 07-03-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,474
Posted By wildturnip
Here is the phone number to call for more...

Here is the phone number to call for more information

888-447-2849
Forum: Health 07-03-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,474
Posted By wildturnip
Free Medical/Dental Clinic in Beckley, WV

www.pathwaytohealth.org

This free medical clinic event is from July13-15. Check out the website for details and to see short video clips of similar recent events in Los Angeles, San Antonio, etc....
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 07-03-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
It's just for us and extended family. We share...

It's just for us and extended family. We share some extras with neighbors too. We have sold some in the past but don't depend on selling because something always fails when we think we can sell some!...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 06-27-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
Are you OK?

Are you OK?
Forum: Building/Tools 06-27-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,569
Posted By wildturnip
Thanks for sharing! I enjoyed reading it and will...

Thanks for sharing! I enjoyed reading it and will share it with DH. He's a woodworker and has a nice collection of hand tools that he actually uses although he has power tools too.
Forum: Water 06-26-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,532
Posted By wildturnip
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Conversations 06-21-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,562
Posted By wildturnip
I read awhile back the the oldest living dog had...

I read awhile back the the oldest living dog had just died. It was some kind of Australian herding dog and was 34 years old, I think. The Guinness Book Of World records says 29 for the oldest dog but...
Forum: Energy 06-10-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,899
Posted By wildturnip
Coaltrain, we have a refrigerator with a bottom...

Coaltrain, we have a refrigerator with a bottom freezer for the same reason. DH has trouble bending over a lot because of his back brace. We love it. We got it at a Sears scratch & dent place for...
Forum: Plants 06-07-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,101
Posted By wildturnip
We gave up on English peas because they're a lot...

We gave up on English peas because they're a lot of work for not much return for us. My grandma used to grow them and pick bushels of them. I helped shell them. Now we only grow sugar pod peas. We...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 06-02-2016, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
Cats sure love bags and boxes, don't they? ...

Cats sure love bags and boxes, don't they?

My peas are just a few inches tall. I hope they do something! They are sugar pod peas. I quit trying to grow the regular peas. They never amounted to...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 06-02-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
Thank you! We have just been so busy trying to...

Thank you! We have just been so busy trying to get our gardens ready and planted. We have over 30,000 sq ft of gardens including the field corn, popcorn and flour corn. We're getting it planted...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 06-02-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
Fun pictures! Thanks for reviewing that book. I...

Fun pictures! Thanks for reviewing that book. I will check out the links too. I've been studying herbal and other home remedies. My friend and I have been teaching a simple natural remedies class...
Forum: Homesteading 05-26-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,803
Posted By wildturnip
We lived in travel trailers for 15 years. We...

We lived in travel trailers for 15 years. We started out with a 24' pull trailer and ended up with a 40' 5th wheel. Our three kids pretty much grew up in RVs. Their ages when we moved in were 6, 8...
Forum: Prayer Requests 05-09-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,365
Posted By wildturnip
I am so sorry. I will be praying for you and your...

I am so sorry. I will be praying for you and your family.
Forum: Plants 04-06-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,268
Posted By wildturnip
doc, I think you are over simplifying it. I tend...

doc, I think you are over simplifying it. I tend to think that if I know something, everyone else does too and I'm learning that that's not always true!
Forum: Food 04-06-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,878
Posted By wildturnip
We grow our own corn for meal, grits, hominy,...

We grow our own corn for meal, grits, hominy, etc. I would never have believed that there would be such a difference in the taste compared to store-bought cornmeal! There is no comparison between the...
Forum: Food 04-03-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,878
Posted By wildturnip
Here in SW Va, cornbread is NEVER sweet.

Here in SW Va, cornbread is NEVER sweet.
Forum: Self-reliance 03-18-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,138
Posted By wildturnip
This is the craziest election campaign I can ever...

This is the craziest election campaign I can ever remember. There is so much about it that makes no sense to me. When I hear the things Trump says, I can't understand why so many people like him. I...
Forum: Self-reliance 03-18-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,138
Posted By wildturnip
someone recently asked me this question...Is it...

someone recently asked me this question...Is it possible that Trump will be elected, the brokers will choose someone else, riots will erupt between dissenters and supporters, things will get so bad...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 03-18-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
:) Cats are so funny!

:) Cats are so funny!
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 03-16-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 359,764
Posted By wildturnip
Wow! What a lot to take in. My mind would be in a...

Wow! What a lot to take in. My mind would be in a whirl for sure! So much ruin and loss all the way around. I can hardly fathom it all.
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