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Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 04-12-2017, 09:12 AM
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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
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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
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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: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 02-28-2017, 09:56 PM
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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
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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: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 02-13-2017, 12:00 PM
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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
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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: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 02-10-2017, 05:26 PM
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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
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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: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 02-01-2017, 02:31 PM
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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
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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
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Posted By wildturnip
Hugs, Renee.

Hugs, Renee.
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 01-18-2017, 08:00 PM
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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
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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: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 12-26-2016, 12:25 PM
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Posted By wildturnip
Love your stories about Syd and everything!

Love your stories about Syd and everything!
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 11-25-2016, 08:27 AM
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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: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 11-01-2016, 09:27 AM
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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
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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
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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
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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: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 09-21-2016, 01:19 AM
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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
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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
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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: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 07-05-2016, 02:31 PM
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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: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 07-03-2016, 09:30 PM
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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
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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: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 07-03-2016, 10:39 AM
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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
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Posted By wildturnip
Are you OK?

Are you OK?
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 06-02-2016, 11:08 PM
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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
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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
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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: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 03-18-2016, 10:14 AM
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Posted By wildturnip
:) Cats are so funny!

:) Cats are so funny!
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 03-16-2016, 05:53 PM
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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.
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 03-09-2016, 05:54 PM
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Posted By wildturnip
Hugs to you and your family during this difficult...

Hugs to you and your family during this difficult time.
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 03-09-2016, 05:47 PM
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Posted By wildturnip
I watched her webinar but didn't learn much! She...

I watched her webinar but didn't learn much! She has done others with much more practical info. This is her website http://www.drritamarie.com/blog. She has good info on there.
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 03-07-2016, 07:53 PM
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Posted By wildturnip
I am just at the stage of trying to convince DH...

I am just at the stage of trying to convince DH that he has adrenal fatigue! From what I can understand, the first line of defense is basic lifestyle things like balancing work and rest, eating lots...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 03-06-2016, 05:00 PM
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Posted By wildturnip
You have a lot going on, as usual. As for...

You have a lot going on, as usual.

As for DH teaching a class, I think he's just too tired right now. I think he has adrenal fatigue and we will be working in that. Thanks for the interest and...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 02-26-2016, 07:55 AM
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Posted By wildturnip
Great job! I hope you get an enthusiastic...

Great job! I hope you get an enthusiastic response from your community. It might take some time for the concept to sink in so don't be discouraged if the response isn't immediate.

DH and Ds have...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 02-25-2016, 08:55 PM
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Posted By wildturnip
This lady makes some fabulous food! She has a...

This lady makes some fabulous food! She has a list of recipes that she shares online. There might be some sausage type recipes there. It's been a while since I looked at the recipes. ...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 02-24-2016, 02:30 PM
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Posted By wildturnip
A lot of work there! My family is all vegan now...

A lot of work there! My family is all vegan now but I remember helping my grandma with all of this stuff. We ground the meat in a hand-cranked grinder, then she flavored it, then we shaped it into...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 01-30-2016, 09:30 PM
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Posted By wildturnip
Beautiful story about your friend!

Beautiful story about your friend!
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 01-21-2016, 08:53 PM
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Posted By wildturnip
Renee, I am so sorry to read all of this. What a...

Renee, I am so sorry to read all of this. What a horrible thing. My prayers are with you all.
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 11-04-2015, 08:40 AM
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Posted By wildturnip
You folks are so busy with so many interesting...

You folks are so busy with so many interesting things! Nice that you found unexpected treasures in the RV.
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 09-08-2015, 11:54 AM
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Posted By wildturnip
How nice that you and your Dad were able to share...

How nice that you and your Dad were able to share writing as well as the metal work, etc. I think I remember reading a story he posted on the forum and thinking it was very good. I hope you can get...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 09-02-2015, 07:14 PM
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Posted By wildturnip
It sounds like Charlie had a good life after he...

It sounds like Charlie had a good life after he met you folks!

I love your writing style. have you ever thought about putting all your experiences into a book?
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 08-23-2015, 11:08 PM
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Posted By wildturnip
DH says your rash looks like chigger bites. They...

DH says your rash looks like chigger bites. They do itch fiercely. He grew up with chiggers. We don't have them here in the mountains, thankfully!
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 08-23-2015, 08:29 PM
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Posted By wildturnip
I enjoyed all the pictures. I like your boots!...

I enjoyed all the pictures. I like your boots! The vine that has red flowers that hummingbirds love might be trumpet vine. If it is, be careful where you put it. A friend of mine had hers travel...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 08-18-2015, 07:32 PM
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Posted By wildturnip
Sad to hear about the loss of Dads. It sounds...

Sad to hear about the loss of Dads. It sounds like you had fun at the reunion! When DH's family gets together it usually involves music as it does with our immediate family. DH and our 3 kids all...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 08-14-2015, 03:23 PM
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Posted By wildturnip
I do hope all is going well.

I do hope all is going well.
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 08-11-2015, 03:12 PM
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Posted By wildturnip
This just blows me away. Corruption is a fact of...

This just blows me away. Corruption is a fact of life, unfortunately. 10 years is an awfully long time! Good that your Mom has a positive outlook. I can empathize with your feelings of betrayal by...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 08-11-2015, 08:33 AM
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Posted By wildturnip
Wow, what a lot of work you've done and still...

Wow, what a lot of work you've done and still have to do. I hope you can find the peace or closure you need with this situation.
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 08-09-2015, 10:37 PM
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Posted By wildturnip
Thank you. Mom and I had prayed with him and told...

Thank you. Mom and I had prayed with him and told him we loved him before we left the night before, as we always did. We have to hold onto that because it's the best we have.
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 08-09-2015, 04:48 PM
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Posted By wildturnip
My family has gone to a family reunion and I'm...

My family has gone to a family reunion and I'm sitting here with a bellyache, not able to go with them.

I just read through this entire thread for the first time. Wow! I always enjoyed Patience's...
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