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Forum: Conversations 04-15-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 411
Posted By Tim Horton
Boiled Pop Corn.....

Yes.. Here in the far north weather has been a pain in the neck of late. Province extended the snow tire season to include April. Good thing. A few of the mountain passes are still not good. ...
Forum: Conversations 04-13-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 411
Posted By Tim Horton
The last few mornings there has been a skiff of...

The last few mornings there has been a skiff of snow on the ground and barn roof. In short time it is light snow and melted on the ground. Usually quits altogether by this time. A bit more...
Forum: Hellos & Happy Birthdays 04-11-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 55
Posted By Tim Horton
Welcome from the Great White North of Canada... ...

Welcome from the Great White North of Canada...

You mention frost in your homestead post. Here we have the snow pack off the driveway so when the sun hits some spots and other spots still in...
Forum: Recipes 04-08-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 65
Posted By Tim Horton
I also read the initial post and couldn't figure...

I also read the initial post and couldn't figure out what the poster had in mind.
There must obviously be more info behind this question. And more info needed to help with an answer.

Like you...
Forum: Animals 04-03-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By Tim Horton
Depending what it is, you trap it, then you may...

Depending what it is, you trap it, then you may have a problem doing something with it.....

The large Raccoon size live trap, like the Have A Heart style is the way to start. Put canned cat...
Forum: Conversations 04-03-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 411
Posted By Tim Horton
A bit lazy getting up this morning. A bit of...

A bit lazy getting up this morning. A bit of overcast to start with so the sunny day is slow to start also. Forecast for today is saying temp is to be above 0C for more than 24 hours strait. That...
Forum: Conversations 04-02-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 411
Posted By Tim Horton
April 2019

Another first of the month and the forum is still here. Hmmm...

Hope everyone had a good April Fools..

Busy day.. Sale flyer at the auto, farm store.. Got a box blade for the tractor. Took...
Forum: Conversations 03-30-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,202
Posted By Tim Horton
Bright, sunny, reasonably calm and only 1C. We...

Bright, sunny, reasonably calm and only 1C. We have 12 hours of day light now, but still little power in it as it seems. We don't get above 0C until about noon and the temp peaks out at about 5pm. ...
Forum: Hellos & Happy Birthdays 03-30-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 134
Posted By Tim Horton
Welcome from the GWN between the AK pan handle...

Welcome from the GWN between the AK pan handle and the Yukon.

At 150" of snow we know your pain.. I suppose you get lake effect there. We get a version that comes from the warm currents up the...
Forum: Food 03-27-2019, 02:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By Tim Horton
I've never collected or boiled sap myself, but...

I've never collected or boiled sap myself, but have had things to trade for and been given home made syrup before.

Most times it seems local weather will leave a very distinct flavor in the...
Forum: Financial 03-12-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 127,999
Posted By Tim Horton
2019-0311.... NW BC CA.... E 10 = $1.16-9...

2019-0311.... NW BC CA.... E 10 = $1.16-9 Liter.....

OUCH...
Forum: Conversations 03-12-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,202
Posted By Tim Horton
At 0C this hour. Bright, sunny, with a bit of...

At 0C this hour. Bright, sunny, with a bit of north breeze.

From early yesterday, when I let the dog out, it was snowing big cotton ball flakes strait down. Snowed until dark or later last...
Forum: Conversations 03-08-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,202
Posted By Tim Horton
Can you believe it.... At 0C the last couple...

Can you believe it.... At 0C the last couple hours. Ten day is saying 0C-5C for highs.. Bring it on... Bright and sunny today. We also have 11 hours of light, but it still doesn’t seem to have...
Forum: Conversations 03-06-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,202
Posted By Tim Horton
At -7C this hour, same as yesterdays high. ...

At -7C this hour, same as yesterdays high. Overcast, a a bit of breeze.

To town yesterday for a short errands. In the river bottom it was bright, sunny, -1C, with quite a few puddles in the...
Forum: Conversations 03-01-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,202
Posted By Tim Horton
This hour is -15C, pretty much the high for the...

This hour is -15C, pretty much the high for the day. I guess this is how March is coming in like a lion..... Next 10 days are all predicted this range of temps, but all with full sun shine symbols....
Forum: Conversations 03-01-2019, 03:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,663
Posted By Tim Horton
Last day of the month.... Last Thursday of the...

Last day of the month.... Last Thursday of the month is 50% off day at the Salvation Army thrift stores.. Short trip to town, mail box, library, LFL (little free library) to stock and organize....
Forum: Financial 02-24-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 127,999
Posted By Tim Horton
2019-02-24.... NW BC CA..... E 10 = $1.07-9...

2019-02-24.... NW BC CA..... E 10 = $1.07-9 Liter
Forum: Conversations 02-24-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,663
Posted By Tim Horton
Last several days have been bright, sunny, but no...

Last several days have been bright, sunny, but no better than -7C for highs.

Problem has been the 20cm snow (8") last Monday (?) night is till fluffy enough to blow around a lot. Have had to...
Forum: Conversations 02-20-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,663
Posted By Tim Horton
Bright, clear sunny, light breeze, and -1C here...

Bright, clear sunny, light breeze, and -1C here in the bush. Town had mud puddles as the street drains are still froze over. There is likely enough road salt in the puddles to make an anvil float. ...
Forum: Conventional Oil/Gas 02-20-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 81,166
Posted By Tim Horton
Last I did was a Costco refill at $.70 per liter...

Last I did was a Costco refill at $.70 per liter as I recall. Only the amount of liters to fill the tank. So a complete empty is about $12.50 plus tax.

Like said, only use the cage exchange...
Forum: Conversations 02-19-2019, 02:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By Tim Horton
Funny, not funny and interesting at the same...

Funny, not funny and interesting at the same time....

If you are any kind of history buff, when the term "mob" is mentioned most people think of the Chicago mobs of the 1930s. At that time, with...
Forum: Conversations 02-16-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,663
Posted By Tim Horton
Quite bright out through a high overcast. About...

Quite bright out through a high overcast. About -11C this hour. Ten day forecast much the same.

Nowhere to go, nothing to do while there, so just hunkering in messing with the dog while he is...
Forum: Conversations 02-16-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Tim Horton
When the young neighbor woman who went to college...

When the young neighbor woman who went to college came home and said "Pi- R- squared"

Her old bush granny said, no dear, pie r round, cornbread r square... eh
:lol:
Forum: Conversations 02-15-2019, 02:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By Tim Horton
Trudeau and Trump have been at odds recently,...

Trudeau and Trump have been at odds recently, maybe Trump called Putin looking for a favor.

Many think Trudeau is so full of the cool-aid the UN sends him and tries to get everyone else to...
Forum: Financial 02-14-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 127,999
Posted By Tim Horton
2019-02-14.... NW BC CA..... E 10 = $1.06-9 L...

2019-02-14.... NW BC CA..... E 10 = $1.06-9 L (Costco)
Forum: Conversations 02-14-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By Tim Horton
The truck load of maple syrup was eventually...

The truck load of maple syrup was eventually recovered, as I remember. But don't remember if anyone was arrested in that incident.

Maybe they have an empty swimming pool?
Maybe yuppy preppers...
Forum: Conversations 02-14-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,663
Posted By Tim Horton
Town day today.. Sunny, calm, and -6C temp. ...

Town day today.. Sunny, calm, and -6C temp. Nicer than it has been for a considerable while.

Post office, library, gas at Costco, short grocery run and home. No winners on the roll the rim...
Forum: Rifles/Shotguns 02-13-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 227
Posted By Tim Horton
Winchester 350 Legend

It seems there has been a new cartridge invented. Or reinvented if you like. If you look back to the early 1900s there were cartridges like the 351 and 401 Winchester self loading. They faded into...
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 02-11-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 75,415
Posted By Tim Horton
Still grinding through the stack of large print...

Still grinding through the stack of large print fictions. Most are westerns. A couple set in the west but more modern times. One from the 1920s during US prohibition.

Canada has had various...
Forum: Conversations 02-10-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,663
Posted By Tim Horton
"LFL" Day...

Bright, sunny, calm, and -14C for todays high temp.

Roads were 80% snow and ice on the way to town, town was hard snow packed most everywhere off the main highway.

Took boxes of books to...
Forum: Conversations 02-07-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,663
Posted By Tim Horton
Calm, hazy overcast and -13C this hour. ...

Calm, hazy overcast and -13C this hour. Predicted high for the next couple days is -12C... And so winter goes a day at a time.

Yesterday was a town day, mail box, coffee shop bakery drive...
Forum: Conversations 02-02-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,663
Posted By Tim Horton
BRIGHT sun and clear skies. A balmy -25C..... ...

BRIGHT sun and clear skies. A balmy -25C..... That is the predicted high temp for most of next week. But the snow has ended. The one thing they did get right is that it snowed a solid strait 72...
Forum: Conversations 02-01-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,663
Posted By Tim Horton
February 1....... And winter drags on.... ...

February 1....... And winter drags on....

We have had 48 of the predicted 72 strait hours of snow so far. Until last night we had about 30 cm on the ground, then the wind came. Not a hard...
Forum: Conversations 01-31-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,572
Posted By Tim Horton
It is still 0C at this hour. Problem is it has...

It is still 0C at this hour. Problem is it has snowed for 24 hours strait, and predicted to snow every hour until 6am Saturday. That will be our second stretch of 60 hours of continuous snow. ...
Forum: Conversations 01-30-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,572
Posted By Tim Horton
Change of plan... Let the dog out this...

Change of plan...

Let the dog out this morning and looking at local weather while he was out. Weather warning saying tonight, tomorrow, Friday to snow up to about half a meter, (19") predicted. ...
Forum: Reloading & Benchwork 01-26-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By Tim Horton
Bill Thanks for the info.

Bill
Thanks for the info.
Forum: Conversations 01-25-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,572
Posted By Tim Horton
Up to 0C at the moment. But light snow since...

Up to 0C at the moment. But light snow since about daylight. Only about 2 cm so far.

I got out yesterday and detail cleaned the driveway at the road. So any more snow that gets plowed wont be...
Forum: Conversations 01-21-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,572
Posted By Tim Horton
Bummer..... Eclipse no show here last night. ...

Bummer.....
Eclipse no show here last night. Just enough cloud cover at that time to not see anything. The night was varying brightness of moon light on the snow almost all night. But nothing to...
Forum: Conversations 01-19-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,572
Posted By Tim Horton
Up to 0C for todays high temp. A significant...

Up to 0C for todays high temp. A significant change from the last 10 days or a bit more. Skiff of snow the last two nights, not more than 5 cm total.

About 4am today I was up to see a full...
Forum: Financial 01-17-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 127,999
Posted By Tim Horton
2019-01-17... NW BC CA... E10 = $1.04-9.... ...

2019-01-17... NW BC CA... E10 = $1.04-9....

Knock on wood..... Surprised it has stayed this low this long.
Forum: Conversations 01-17-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,572
Posted By Tim Horton
At this hour, up to -8C from a low of -12C...

At this hour, up to -8C from a low of -12C earlier. Sunday through Tuesday to be up to 0C, but possibility of snow.

To town today. Didn't plan it but got a call from the daughter of one of MIL...
Forum: Conversations 01-16-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,572
Posted By Tim Horton
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TERRI....... Didn't see that...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TERRI....... Didn't see that event listed at the bottom of the page.

Busy day again..... Earlier we had to have the starter replaced in Sweeties Honda... Saturday the starter...
Forum: Reloading & Benchwork 01-14-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By Tim Horton
Bill..... Sounds interesting.... What is...

Bill.....

Sounds interesting.... What is your full formula ??

I suspect you are shooting a bolt gun ??
If it is loaded down significantly is it reliable in an AR or Mini 14 ?
Forum: Conversations 01-13-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,572
Posted By Tim Horton
Oops.....

Sunny, +5C for a high today. This hour is still +3C. Ten day forecast shows colder by the end of this week and snow again early next week.

Busy day, moved snow back, moved firewood to the...
Forum: Conversations 01-07-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,572
Posted By Tim Horton
At -13C this hour. That was the overnight...

At -13C this hour. That was the overnight forecast low. Just enough new snow to under coat the short legged dog. He is not impressed. Ten day forecast to warm a bit back near 0C again. Likely...
Forum: Conversations 01-06-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,572
Posted By Tim Horton
Got out today to move snow again until my fingers...

Got out today to move snow again until my fingers got cold. In the last few days we had accumulated another 20 cm or so. Still snowing at dark tonight. Will have to work on that project some more...
Forum: Financial 01-06-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 127,999
Posted By Tim Horton
2019-01-06... NW BC CA... E10 = $1.03-9 L ...

2019-01-06... NW BC CA... E10 = $1.03-9 L

This is the first time we were near Costco since before Christmas. $1.09-9 at that time. All stations around seem no more than 2 cents more than todays...
Forum: Conversations 01-04-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,572
Posted By Tim Horton
Yes. Our 10 day forecast is to run -10C to -19C,...

Yes. Our 10 day forecast is to run -10C to -19C, with snow only 4-5 of the 10 days. Compared to Fairbanks, our weather does get moderated a bit by the coastal range of mountains. At -3C now and...
Forum: Conversations 01-03-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,572
Posted By Tim Horton
Yes.. It is all bout location, location,...

Yes.. It is all bout location, location, location....

XXXX

Can't even see my yard, and probably won't for months. It is supposed to be below 0 F. tonight and -15 or lower tomorrow...but the...
Forum: Conversations 01-02-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,572
Posted By Tim Horton
Was out twice to move snow today. This morning I...

Was out twice to move snow today. This morning I did the drive from the house out to the road. Later I did from the house past the barn to the lower pasture gate. In for tea and toast then back...
Forum: Conversations 01-02-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,572
Posted By Tim Horton
Warmed to 0C last night, so of course it took the...

Warmed to 0C last night, so of course it took the opportunity to snow again. Out this morning to about 10 cm new fluff. Got out the tractor with the blower and moved it all back a good ways. They...
Forum: Conversations 01-01-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,572
Posted By Tim Horton
This hour is -3C and at the predicted high for...

This hour is -3C and at the predicted high for today. Seven of the next 10 day forecast is for snow and like temps. It did snow a bit last night. It was pretty to watch in the big yard light. This...
Forum: Conversations 12-31-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,594
Posted By Tim Horton
Overcast and -8C this hour, this last day of the...

Overcast and -8C this hour, this last day of the year. Predicted to snow later on this evening. Snow or rain off and on forecast for the next 5-6 days. Doesn't matter I guess. No where we need to...
Forum: Conversations 12-29-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,594
Posted By Tim Horton
At about 8 am it finely stopped snowing. ...

At about 8 am it finely stopped snowing. Something like 60 + hours strait. The tractor and I worked from 8;30 until just now moving it. Far from a perfect job, but more than passable for what we...
Forum: Conversations 12-28-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,594
Posted By Tim Horton
Snow here today also. Predicted to start last...

Snow here today also. Predicted to start last night some time, but was up at 4 am when the hydro blinked off. Only off a few minutes but I moved around and drew some pitchers of water and made sure...
Forum: Humor 12-26-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By Tim Horton
Millennial and Hipster Prepping

Millennial, hipster, near as I can tell the labels are used pretty much the same.

To refer to this type of person, we used to use the terms Yuppy, Yummy, the same fad, fashion, ego, competitive...
Forum: Conversations 12-25-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,594
Posted By Tim Horton
We are eating dinner late today as we have a...

We are eating dinner late today as we have a young guy in the house that works nights so he can fill up before he leaves for work.

Potato peel, carrot ends, rutabaga peel, all that kind of thing...
Forum: Conversations 12-25-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,594
Posted By Tim Horton
MERRY CHRISTMAS all. Hope everyone is safe,...

MERRY CHRISTMAS all. Hope everyone is safe, warm, and well.

Question...... What is the difference between turkey hash and turkey soup ??
Answer... Three more days of left overs.....

Won't...
Forum: Conversations 12-23-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,594
Posted By Tim Horton
MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR.... ...

MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR....

Interesting that in this part of the north bush you hear those terms a lot around town and from people in general. Not so politically correct than the...
Forum: Conversations 12-21-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,594
Posted By Tim Horton
Windy as the dickens last night and this...

Windy as the dickens last night and this forenoon. So some of what snow I moved drifted back in. Will hook up the tractor snow blower tomorrow and get busy. Shortest day of the year today yielded...
Forum: Conversations 12-20-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,594
Posted By Tim Horton
Breakfast this morning was toast, peanut butter,...

Breakfast this morning was toast, peanut butter, banana, fresh raspberry jam and tea. Young neighbors came over last night to make jam. Kalamity Kate is capable of doing that, just not confident...
Forum: Conversations 12-16-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,594
Posted By Tim Horton
Balmy 5C today. Wednesday night, Thursday we got...

Balmy 5C today. Wednesday night, Thursday we got 10 cm new snow. Last night we got another 3-4 cm on top of it all. Enough on the ground now Winston Churchill DeHounddog doesn't venture out of...
Forum: Auto/Truck/Other Transportation 12-15-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,838
Posted By Tim Horton
We also went the small "grocery cart with motor"...

We also went the small "grocery cart with motor" type cars for working commute for many years.

Sweetie used mini vans, I used other small Chrysler products, a K car wagon, an old Cordoba, and a...
Forum: Conversations 12-13-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,594
Posted By Tim Horton
Part sunny, gusty north breeze. At 0C, with a...

Part sunny, gusty north breeze. At 0C, with a low barometer. My knee has been complaining about those changes. Weather alert for Friday saying strong winds.. Meaning the front will pass and...
Forum: Hellos & Happy Birthdays 12-11-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By Tim Horton
Yes.. Happy B Day.. You seem the only one...

Yes.. Happy B Day..
You seem the only one around that can be counted on to fix, advise, and manage the forum.

We would miss you.
Forum: Tractors 12-10-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
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, 09:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,594
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, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
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, 03:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
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, 04:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,594
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, 01:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,594
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, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
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, 03:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,594
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, 04:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,594
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, 01:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,594
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 11-29-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 127,999
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 11-29-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,114
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, 08:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,114
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, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
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, 05:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,114
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, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
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, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,125
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, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
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, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
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, 10:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,114
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, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,125
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, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,125
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, 04:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,114
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, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
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, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
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, 07:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,114
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, 02:31 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 127,999
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 11-12-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 99,434
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, 05:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,114
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, 03:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,114
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, 04:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,114
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, 01:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,114
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, 04:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,114
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, 03:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,730
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, 01:47 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,730
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...
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