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Forum: Tractors 12-10-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By Tim Horton
Glare Ice Issues....

Somewhere I talked about this a little. But here is a bit more comprehensive evaluation of this experiment.

With the tooth bar on the loader bucket, I tipped it at about a 45 degree angle and...
Forum: Conversations 12-10-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 426
Posted By Tim Horton
Barometer back down to about standard. Temp is...

Barometer back down to about standard. Temp is 0C this hour, so a slight trend warmer. Snow predicted late tonight and through Tuesday. Will see.

In town there is a small pond at the base of a...
Forum: Hellos & Happy Birthdays 12-10-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 42
Posted By Tim Horton
"Hello from CA"........... Hello from the...

"Hello from CA"...........

Hello from the other CA....... Canada....
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 12-09-2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 53
Posted By Tim Horton
I've read, and heard you want as much...

I've read, and heard you want as much documentation over a period of time of incidents and individuals before you take any action.

That is a long string of 911 calls that will be documented day,...
Forum: Conversations 12-06-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 426
Posted By Tim Horton
At todays high of -7C this hour with a broken...

At todays high of -7C this hour with a broken overcast. Barometer is still high, but not as much as the last couple days. Middle of the ten day forecast is to warm to about 0C and light snow. It...
Forum: Conversations 12-05-2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 426
Posted By Tim Horton
Town day today... Started as a sunny, cold -6C,...

Town day today... Started as a sunny, cold -6C, turned overcast with nasty black bottom clouds by the time we started home. Yesterday afternoon it snowed the occasional super lazy flake about 2...
Forum: Tractors 12-02-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By Tim Horton
Yes. There is a product that clamps onto the...

Yes. There is a product that clamps onto the leading bucket edge as a skid shoe. Called the "Edge Tamer" don't remember who makes it now. I'm sure that would work well for a number of...
Forum: Conversations 12-02-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 426
Posted By Tim Horton
A balmy -6C this morning.. Clear, calm and a...

A balmy -6C this morning.. Clear, calm and a beautiful sun rise over the lake. The hoarfrost is very thick on the trees to reflect light like crystals.

This fall I put a Piranha tooth bar on...
Forum: Conversations 12-01-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 426
Posted By Tim Horton
Doninalaska Update.

A quick Google of Alaska earthquake pictures brings up images and stories about the event. The epicenter indicated just a bit north of Anchorage.

From privileged info it seems Doninalaska is in...
Forum: Conversations 12-01-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 426
Posted By Tim Horton
At bed time last night it was snowing a light...

At bed time last night it was snowing a light dust you could see in the big yard light. Only a slight dusting all in all. Today and the next 10 days to run about -1C to -5C. Next step down the...
Forum: Financial 11-30-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 124,128
Posted By Tim Horton
11/29/2018.... NW BC, CA.... E10 = $1.09-9...

11/29/2018.... NW BC, CA.... E10 = $1.09-9 Liter.....

This was at Costco. That is always a few cents cheaper.
I guess the bottom has gone out of Alberta crude price. Don't know the details of...
Forum: Conversations 11-30-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By Tim Horton
Yesterday rained all day. Light but steady. The...

Yesterday rained all day. Light but steady. The places I plowed snow in the yard are a sheet of ice. Been spreading ashes, salt, sand all over to keep from being a broken hip statistic. Now...
Forum: Conversations 11-26-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By Tim Horton
Overcast, windy, but a balmy 6C since very early...

Overcast, windy, but a balmy 6C since very early this morning. Snow sliding off the roof going KER-FLOP just outside the window woke me early today. Problem is everywhere I have plowed and packed...
Forum: Plants 11-24-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By Tim Horton
Yesterday we got a catalog in the mail form a...

Yesterday we got a catalog in the mail form a place called...

Heritage Harvest Seeds from Manitoba.

A small 5.5x8.5", black and white garden seed catalog. Sweetie has gone through it and...
Forum: Conversations 11-24-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By Tim Horton
Off and on sunny, calm, and a balmy 0C.... ...

Off and on sunny, calm, and a balmy 0C.... Forecast for 10 days to trend a bit warmer with no snow as yet. However we did get a about a 2 cm skiff last night.

Yesterday started out foggy,...
Forum: Tractors 11-22-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By Tim Horton
Implements and Attachments....

So this fall I got a new attachment for our tractor.
On the small tractor forums you can see about a million posts about this tool. Here is my experience so far.

What I got was a Piranha...
Forum: Energy 11-20-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By Tim Horton
In a round about way, several times I've heard...

In a round about way, several times I've heard good things about the Honda (E series?) generators like BFF has mentioned..

In pretty much the same sentence I've heard they are quite expensive. ...
Forum: Homesteading 11-20-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Tim Horton
!@#$%^& Riding lawn mowers are a kind of apple...

!@#$%^&
Riding lawn mowers are a kind of apple and orange type of small engine comparison. At least in my limited experience.... From the prospective that the charging systems on most air cooled...
Forum: Homesteading 11-20-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Tim Horton
I was wondering what you folks up North do about...

I was wondering what you folks up North do about that. Do you use a special kind of battery?

Up here in the GWN, in Pot Hole City you see a lot of power scooters. Mainly because most of them...
Forum: Conversations 11-19-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By Tim Horton
Sunny, calm, balmy -8C first thing this morning. ...

Sunny, calm, balmy -8C first thing this morning. Rising sun was very pretty where it hit the ice covered with snow on the lake. I don't suspect there is enough ice to be out on yet. I'm sure not...
Forum: Energy 11-18-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By Tim Horton
I should have stated somewhere my purpose in...

I should have stated somewhere my purpose in thinking along this line. My thought is to have something that is capable of running more than a 3500 watt portable unit. However I'm not planning on...
Forum: Energy 11-17-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By Tim Horton
Tractor PTO Generator Build..

This may be a silly question, but I don't know enough electricity to not wonder if it will work.

Lately I've read several things on small tractor forums about PTO generators. What will work,...
Forum: Conversations 11-16-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By Tim Horton
WELL !!! The weather sure made a liar out of...

WELL !!! The weather sure made a liar out of me......

It snowed the other day and I though it looked like about 10-15 cm. No big deal, at least here in the GWN. Out to do chores yesterday...
Forum: Plants 11-15-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By Tim Horton
OH BOTHER..... I mucked this up right off the...

OH BOTHER..... I mucked this up right off the git go..

Should have titled it for 2019...
Forum: Plants 11-15-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By Tim Horton
2018 Seed Catalog Season

I guess it has officially begun. Yesterday I got an e-mail catalog. If that counts. I suppose in todays world that counts.

No print catalogs yet. I like them better. Ordered a catalog from a...
Forum: Conversations 11-15-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By Tim Horton
Up at 4 am to see it snowing in the yard light. ...

Up at 4 am to see it snowing in the yard light. Big cotton ball flakes until about 10 am, then salt crystals snow until about 10 minutes ago. Must be about 10-15 cm on the ground now. Dog hasn't...
Forum: Financial 11-14-2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 124,128
Posted By Tim Horton
2018-11-13.... NW-BC-CA..... $1.19-9 L ...

2018-11-13.... NW-BC-CA..... $1.19-9 L

Wow.. Has it been a while since this was posted.

Summer, holidays, forest fires, refinery work, you name the usual things. Some may be legit. Some...
Forum: Your Homestead 11-13-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 97,236
Posted By Tim Horton
Just to clarify a bit before anyone thinks I was...

Just to clarify a bit before anyone thinks I was giving the guy the bird.......
Of course I wasn't but gave him an open hand "stay away" type gesture as he was greeting cars as they parked and in...
Forum: Conversations 11-11-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By Tim Horton
High overcast and 0C this morning. I mentioned...

High overcast and 0C this morning. I mentioned to Sweetie that Doninalaska said this morning he has wet snow on the ground. She covered her ears and went La, La, La......

We don't have much...
Forum: Conversations 11-09-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By Tim Horton
Bright, sunny, calm and a balmy -1C at this time....

Bright, sunny, calm and a balmy -1C at this time. Skiff of fluffy snow on top of what we had. Just enough to cove all the places the dog had to re explore this morning. Winston C. can leave a...
Forum: Conversations 11-06-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By Tim Horton
Terri agree with winter coming back on Thursday,...

Terri agree with winter coming back on Thursday, they say an inch or two of snow here. It will probably melt off after that with some sun and 40s for temps. But it won't be long before it doesn't...
Forum: Conversations 11-04-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By Tim Horton
Spring ahead...... FALL BACK...

Well that sneaked up on me... again... I always have to re learn how to set the clock on the microwave. Otherwise it blinks all the time. Duct tape maybe the best idea.

Drizzle all day...
Forum: Conversations 11-03-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,923
Posted By Tim Horton
We had about 8cm (3 or so) snow, about 2/3 gone...

We had about 8cm (3 or so) snow, about 2/3 gone this morning. With 2 cups coffee, a cup of tea and a Tylenol I'm recovered and ready to go again today.

Yesterday was an interesting day. Young...
Forum: Conversations 10-31-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By Tim Horton
Overcast, wet, a balmy 1C this morning. I...

Overcast, wet, a balmy 1C this morning.
I could hear it rain a bit last night some time. My rain gauge is up for the winter so don't know how much. They do make a freeze proof gauge, but they are...
Forum: Conversations 10-27-2018, 02:47 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By Tim Horton
Everything was wet this morning. Have the rain...

Everything was wet this morning. Have the rain gauge down for winter as I don't want it to freeze and bust. Colder.

To town this afternoon. Books to garbage, books to rail station.
Then to...
Forum: Conversations 10-26-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By Tim Horton
Windy, partly overcast and colder today. ...

Windy, partly overcast and colder today. Barometer is down (about standard) so prediction is for cold wind off the coast.

Today is the 100 yr anniversary of the deadliest accident of the BC...
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 10-25-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 72,691
Posted By Tim Horton
Out of the 2 1/2 tons of books we brought home. ...

Out of the 2 1/2 tons of books we brought home. I finished a biography of an old guy from the area, not more than 5km from us here in the bush. Guy was an old WW2 veteran, hunter guide, prospector...
Forum: Conversations 10-23-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By Tim Horton
The last week has been sunny and calm but a notch...

The last week has been sunny and calm but a notch colder than the last 10 day forecast. High barometer pressure so I suspect that is helping keep it clear and such.

Not much new here in the...
Forum: Conversations 10-17-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By Tim Horton
Noisy tires............. The first of...

Noisy tires.............

The first of October is the start of "winter tire" season here in the Province. You don't have to have them on by the first, but after the first if you are in any kind of...
Forum: Plants 10-13-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By Tim Horton
Homemade Plant Pots...

There has been some talk about homemade plant pots, potting cubes, and the like. Hope this is useful info.

I have seen where people take a sheet of newspaper, spray it with a mist of water and...
Forum: Conversations 10-13-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By Tim Horton
Bright, sunny, and at about 10;45 am local time...

Bright, sunny, and at about 10;45 am local time still at -1C....

Thursday night and early Friday morning we had fierce north wind and just a sprinkle of hard driven rain. Remnants of the...
Forum: Food 10-11-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By Tim Horton
We get about a ton of apples on average a year....

We get about a ton of apples on average a year. Like 99% of the local apples here aren't good for table apples, but some are good baking, pie type apples. Not great, but good enough.

Most what we...
Forum: Conversations 10-11-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By Tim Horton
Yesterday, today and tomorrow overcast, very damp...

Yesterday, today and tomorrow overcast, very damp cooler, threatening to sprinkle rain. At least I hope it is only rain. No known weather from the left over typhoon from where ever. Sorry Don,...
Forum: Conversations 10-08-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By Tim Horton
Book-a-gedin....

Sprinkle rain all day yesterday and today so far. A bit warmer as ice on the out door dog dish is gone. Typhoon left overs you say on Wednesday ?? Will have to see if that makes a difference...
Forum: Conversations 10-06-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By Tim Horton
Here in Pot Hole City there are always a number...

Here in Pot Hole City there are always a number of street performers during warmer weather. One young guy banjo player I ran across was one of few I have run across who could play claw hammer. He...
Forum: Conversations 10-06-2018, 04:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By Tim Horton
I tortured a pair of spoons for a while. Never...

I tortured a pair of spoons for a while. Never got much further than beginners level play. It was fun.

Yes.. She has an exceptional sense of rhythm and much talent.

The guy playing the...
Forum: Hellos & Happy Birthdays 10-03-2018, 03:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By Tim Horton
Welcome back.. We to are getting to the...

Welcome back..

We to are getting to the older stage of life, and while we don't have everything as "prepper perfect" as it could be, it is good enough to be comfortable for us for our remaining...
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 10-02-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By Tim Horton
"Mouse-a-gedin" 2018

Sorry about making up the word.... However it has been quite an interesting time the last 3 weeks or so.

About the time we first started picking apples, it turned a bit cooler and the mouse...
Forum: Conversations 10-01-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,659
Posted By Tim Horton
October 2018

A new turn of the calendar page this morning. Where has the time gone ??

Calm, overcast and a balmy -4C this morning. Peeked in on Winston Churchill DeHounddog. He does not show signs of...
Forum: Conversations 10-01-2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By Tim Horton
Sunny and cold today. There was ice on the...

Sunny and cold today. There was ice on the outside dog dish all day today. That is a tell tale sign here in the bush.

Had a good laugh today. MIL called to say the grass had a skiff of...
Forum: Conversations 09-29-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By Tim Horton
Bright, sunny, windy, cooler... High today of...

Bright, sunny, windy, cooler... High today of 6C. Ten day forecast of 5-8C highs, -1 to -5 lows. No moisture forecast so far.

Into town today early for the "Junk in the Trunk" sale. Always...
Forum: Conversations 09-27-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By Tim Horton
About 3mm rain overnight, night before last. ...

About 3mm rain overnight, night before last. Cloudy, colder late yesterday afternoon. This morning sunny but colder. Whole 10 day forecast is somewhat a notch lower temps, highs and lows. Don.....
Forum: Conversations 09-23-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By Tim Horton
Only 5C for a high temp today and the next few. ...

Only 5C for a high temp today and the next few. Late night showers also for the next few days. Breezy and cold.

Got a call this morning to pick up books. This was the third trip there and...
Forum: History 09-23-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Posted By Tim Horton
Originally Posted by Tim Horton View Post Tell...

Originally Posted by Tim Horton View Post
Tell me you didn't give this fool money ??
I did give him the money. I also gave him our spare electric cooker.

Quite frankly.... This person seems...
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 09-23-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Tim Horton
got a link for such a trap? picture? You...

got a link for such a trap? picture?
You bet.........

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVb_pY0Il34

Door, trigger video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=On-lbO9J66A

XXXXXXX
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 09-20-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Tim Horton
Did you see what the prey was ??? Was the prey...

Did you see what the prey was ??? Was the prey on the ground ??

If the prey was a bird in the air, the predator could also have been a Peregrine Falcon. I suspect the falcon is about the same...
Forum: History 09-19-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Posted By Tim Horton
Tell me you didn't give this fool money ??

Tell me you didn't give this fool money ??
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 09-17-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Tim Horton
I'm looking at a .25 cal benjamin pellet rifle...

I'm looking at a .25 cal benjamin pellet rifle for such problems.
That will work, if conditions are OK to use that tool.

I'm thinking I have enough light fence wire and chicken wire gathered to...
Forum: Conversations 09-16-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By Tim Horton
Captain Hall the Last Voyage

Cold, windy, spitting snow this morning light drizzle this afternoon.
Partly cloudy, high and low temps of 9C to -1C forecast the next 10 days.

MIL called late this afternoon to say she just...
Forum: Conversations 09-12-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By Tim Horton
Dreary overcast, light breeze, and snow... You...

Dreary overcast, light breeze, and snow... You heard right, snow. Hourly forecast for today shows rain all day and night. Here in this bush it is snow. Not sticking to anything yet but...
Forum: Food 09-10-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 524
Posted By Tim Horton
Odd Measurements.....

Odd Measurements in cooking.......

This deserves a bit of attention I think.
Sweetie is into books.. My interest is in steam rail history and cook books and more.

One of our favorites are...
Forum: Conversations 09-10-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By Tim Horton
After I posted yesterday we had tea and toast...

After I posted yesterday we had tea and toast then off to town to an appointment to pick apples. On the way in, about a kilometer into town on the main highway from where our road intersects by our...
Forum: Conversations 09-09-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By Tim Horton
Busy Saturday.. Usual just before daylight...

Busy Saturday.. Usual just before daylight sprinkle of rain. Overnight low temps close to 0C, with this coming mid week low predicted -3C. Ice on the dog water dish. Still not out of fire smoke...
Forum: Food 09-05-2018, 03:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By Tim Horton
One quarter teaspoon..... Sounds more...

One quarter teaspoon.....
Sounds more appropriate than a half or full teaspoon.

Thanks for the help.
Forum: Conversations 09-05-2018, 03:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By Tim Horton
Today was unique to say the least. Cold this...

Today was unique to say the least. Cold this morning, near 0C. Whip cream fog all over the bush. Not just over the lake, but all over. Couldn't see more than 20 meters across the yard, down the...
Forum: Conversations 09-01-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,061
Posted By Tim Horton
September 2018

Another turn of the calendar. Now it seems time is slipping away. And I've got too much to get done.

Got 3 thunder storms last night. Early evening and it turned dark as the inside of a...
Forum: Conversations 08-31-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By Tim Horton
Overcast, breezy, about 5C this morning. Would...

Overcast, breezy, about 5C this morning. Would have been whip cream fog on the lake if not for the wind. Forecast for rain Sunday and Monday. Should have known that as a long weekend.

Busy day...
Forum: Food 08-30-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By Tim Horton
"Salt Spoon" Conversion

Sweetie is into books big time......
That includes cook books. One British old time cook book she came across refers to measurements in units of "salt spoon" I seem to also remember vague...
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 08-29-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Tim Horton
Crows

Crows seem to be rampant this year.
Got to thinking and discovered we haven't seen a single eagle this spring and summer. There is usually at least one around.

Crows have been everywhere. ...
Forum: Conversations 08-29-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By Tim Horton
Like said, this is a bit early for these temps. ...

Like said, this is a bit early for these temps. Lows here of 0 or 1C at night. No frost as the ground is warm enough. Day highs of 10-12C (range of 33-55F) Beautiful whip cream fog on the lake...
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 08-29-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Tim Horton
About 99 of 100 times pepper spray is used it is...

About 99 of 100 times pepper spray is used it is used incorrectly. Problem is for that to be the most effective the threat has to be well within most peoples comfort boundary. And about 99 out of...
Forum: Conversations 08-27-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By Tim Horton
With the thunder and rain yesterday and very...

With the thunder and rain yesterday and very early this morning we got about 1cm in the rain gauge. Thank you Lord. Rained about 4cm in town, in the river valley. Wed, Thur, Fri are to be rain...
Forum: Conversations 08-25-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By Tim Horton
Just a sprinkle of rain at day break today. ...

Just a sprinkle of rain at day break today. Enough to get the grass wet and the barn roof. Dog came back in damp. Forest fire haze not any better, but not any worse. Still not good. Forest fire...
Forum: Conversations 08-23-2018, 01:54 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By Tim Horton
Bad couple days with smoke haze and smell. No...

Bad couple days with smoke haze and smell. No breeze so haze lying right down at ground level. Only about 50 meters visibility on the road. Only 100 meters across the small pasture to the lake....
Forum: Philosophy 08-22-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By Tim Horton
WOW.... That must be the biggest words I've ever...

WOW.... That must be the biggest words I've ever seen. Think I sprained my lip trying to pronounce that..

OK........... I suppose anything is possible....

I mean.. If it weren't for that...
Forum: Conversations 08-21-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By Tim Horton
Barometer is falling a bit from the high for the...

Barometer is falling a bit from the high for the last few days. That means the smoke is rising a bit. Not gone, just higher. Still blood red sun rise and set. Overnight lows at about 5C, so steel...
Forum: Communications/Computers/Software 08-21-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 731
Posted By Tim Horton
Wow... Sorry to be no help, but I'm virtually...

Wow... Sorry to be no help, but I'm virtually totally illiterate about phones. I have one, but all it does is call and text. I can call, but barely text. All compounded by the extremely spotty...
Forum: Conversations 08-17-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By Tim Horton
Just got a call from MIL. Her cousin from west...

Just got a call from MIL. Her cousin from west of all of us brought there saddle horse, trailer and such to there place. Fire in that area is treating to close highway down from cousins to the...
Forum: Wild/Feral/Nuisance/Control 08-17-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Tim Horton
Double trouble for sure..... Fish near by. Even...

Double trouble for sure..... Fish near by. Even if not that close to you, still an attractant from all directions. Moose with a late calf is a major bear attractant. As a kid I remember feeding...
Forum: Conversations 08-15-2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By Tim Horton
NOT GOOD.... !!!..... Yesterday was back to...

NOT GOOD.... !!!..... Yesterday was back to smoke haze and bad smell. At day break today and all day it has been THICK haze with about quarter kilometer visibility. That is here in the bush. Pot...
Forum: Conversations 08-12-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By Tim Horton
WOW..... JUST WOW..... Bright blue sky,...

WOW..... JUST WOW.....

Bright blue sky, sunny, light breeze and cool this morning. Last night low temp about 8C. Frontal passage sometime last night so with wind in a different direction all...
Forum: Conversations 08-10-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By Tim Horton
There are only 3 (?) Bass Pro store in far...

There are only 3 (?) Bass Pro store in far eastern Canada. But Cabelas and Canadian Tire store with much sporting goods are close. WONDERFUL places to browse outdoor products.

Summer gun show...
Forum: Health 08-10-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 681
Posted By Tim Horton
Mouth Wash

In the health section of another site a poster there was singing the virtues of mouth wash as a SHTF personal hygiene body cleansing product. Saying things like use it to cleanse "delicate",...
Forum: Plants 08-08-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By Tim Horton
Ground Cherries.....

Earlier this year we made a major trip to the local green house. Sweetie and they all know one another by first names, preferences, and the like. They have a rewards points program of some kind...
Forum: Farm/ Garden/Flowers/ Shrubs/ Trees 08-08-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 16,314
Posted By Tim Horton
Being the definition of "black thumb" my...

Being the definition of "black thumb" my Lingonberry project didn't go well.

There is small amounts of a variety of "low bush" cranberry around here and much more like that to the north of us. ...
Forum: Conversations 08-08-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By Tim Horton
Wind changed (frontal passage) and smoke from...

Wind changed (frontal passage) and smoke from fires west of us has made it miserable the last few days. Smoke hanging in trees and over the lake looks like fog. At best half kilometer visibility...
Forum: Health 08-08-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,769
Posted By Tim Horton
Sleep....... Have to say (knock on wood) I seem...

Sleep.......
Have to say (knock on wood) I seem able to sleep the whole night OK.
But do wake at 5am sharp for a washroom break. However this washroom visit is NOT to be ignored or put off for...
Forum: Conversations 08-05-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By Tim Horton
I've been weather cheated....... They predicted...

I've been weather cheated.......
They predicted thunderstorms one day last week and 2 days of rain after. At high noon the thunderstorm day there was one boom of thunder then nothing. The next...
Forum: Conversations 08-01-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,028
Posted By Tim Horton
August 2018

At least it has cooled off. The high today only to be 13C. Still predicting thunderstorms, but much later in the day. Still have rain predicted tomorrow, so hope it amounts to more than a...
Forum: Conversations 08-01-2018, 04:10 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,688
Posted By Tim Horton
Somewhat cooler today. Only 20C instead of the...

Somewhat cooler today. Only 20C instead of the 30-32C it has been for highs the last few days. Kind of eerie overcast. Mostly due to a grassland and a forest fire (separate fires) we seem to be...
Forum: Auto/Truck/Other Transportation 07-31-2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,269
Posted By Tim Horton
A couple clues from the posts that I have seen...

A couple clues from the posts that I have seen before.......

1... 2 gallon extra fluid in motor is a BIG problem..
1A.. 2 gallon extra fluid NOT turning into an antifreeze milk shake.

2... ...
Forum: Conversations 07-29-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,688
Posted By Tim Horton
JELLY FOAM......... Yesterday sweetie made...

JELLY FOAM.........

Yesterday sweetie made jelly out of the berries we picked. She made a "Bramble Berry" jelly from juice she made of the 3 types berries. Processed them all through her stove...
Forum: Conversations 07-25-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,688
Posted By Tim Horton
Yesterday was a day I will NOT soon forget... ...

Yesterday was a day I will NOT soon forget...
Sweetie woke me at 5;30am saying, we have something to do. Dress for town.
OK........ Calm, cold 2C degree morning. So off she drives me to very...
Forum: Conversations 07-20-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,688
Posted By Tim Horton
GLORIOUS RAIN.......

Must have started late last night into this morning. About 2cm it appears so far. Still overcast with clouds moving around.

Setanta must have loaded his couch back into the truck to make it...
Forum: Rifles/Shotguns 07-19-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,650
Posted By Tim Horton
A bit of info that may be useful. If I have...

A bit of info that may be useful.
If I have the history right.... Yes, the 257 Roberts, 244 Rem, 6mm Rem are all variations from the 7x57 Mauser parent case. Yes. the 7-08, 260 Rem are from the...
Forum: Rifles/Shotguns 07-19-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By Tim Horton
At one time I had a Gamo Whisper. It was a fixed...

At one time I had a Gamo Whisper. It was a fixed barrel, with a one throw cocking lever under the barrel. Also .177 caliber. It went to a young guy who could use it more than I at that time.
...
Forum: Conversations 07-17-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,688
Posted By Tim Horton
Overcast, about 5 degrees cooler today, but muggy...

Overcast, about 5 degrees cooler today, but muggy and a few drips of sprinkle on the way home from town. Did some usual errands, thrift store, bread and milk grocery stop, library stop.

Got a...
Forum: Conversations 07-16-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,688
Posted By Tim Horton
Busy garage sale weekend.... Saturday went to...

Busy garage sale weekend.... Saturday went to town with the map and list from the newspaper. A couple town errands also made for a busy day. Found out the next community up from us had a...
Forum: Conversations 07-13-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,688
Posted By Tim Horton
Happy Friday the 13th....... Stayed home today...

Happy Friday the 13th.......
Stayed home today and yesterday. Not going to temp fate... snicker

Cool forenoons, warmer afternoons, windy all day and dry. No more afternoon thunderstorms.
...
Forum: Conversations 07-10-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,688
Posted By Tim Horton
!@#$%^&*() Dude....... You need to friend...

!@#$%^&*()
Dude....... You need to friend someone with scuba gear..... :D
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