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Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Q9, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. Q9

    Q9 General Headache

    Seasickness? [​IMG] Check.

    Sunburn? [​IMG] Check.

    Screaming younger cousins? [​IMG] Check.

    Getting a call on the way home from friends informing you that a baby raccoon is in your chicken coop? [​IMG] Check.

    Feel free to inquire further about any of the above. [​IMG]

  2. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

  3. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

    May 22, 2009
    North Central Florida
    inquiring minds want to know if the friend removed raccoon from coop?
    you may have a pet on your hands. a grizzly Adams thing in the making.
    vegan coons are unhappy coons I would think.
  4. Q9

    Q9 General Headache

    Quote:Yup. The raccoon was removed... to the field immediately behind our house. [​IMG] I will be camping outside with the .22 for the next couple of nights. [​IMG] I'm amazed that it was able to slip past our obsessive dog.
  5. Q9

    Q9 General Headache

    As for the seasickness... let's just say I've gained a new level of respect for the Coast Guard, Navy, and fishermen. [​IMG]

    FYI, it's not a good idea to go deep sea fishing when the captain takes the time to give you an opportunity to get off the boat and get a refund. [​IMG]
  6. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Crowing

    Feb 23, 2010
    I missed you. Really I did. Vacation?

    Where did you go? Inquiring minds want to know.

    I did the deep sea fishing one time. Once was enough. When we got
    far enough out that I couldn't see land...beautiful land...I remembered
    why I don't like water. Certainly not one of my favorite days.

    I LIKE land.

    At any rate, glad you're back.
  7. TM Chickens

    TM Chickens Songster

    Mar 3, 2008
    Things I accomplished while you were gone:
    Getting the calling Q9 thread locked.

    Things I didn't accomplish while you were gone:
    Responding to the PM you sent me two weeks ago.

    Yes, this is my version of an apology.
    No, don't give up yet. I'm working on your PM now. [​IMG]


  8. EmtheFishLady

    EmtheFishLady We're all mad here

    Jan 13, 2011
    Glen, MS
    Well welcome back anyway! I guess you didn't get your "Sea legs" huh?
  9. chickened

    chickened Crowing

    Oct 2, 2010
    western Oregon
    Did you catch any fish... or just chum?
  10. Q9

    Q9 General Headache

    Quote:I'm good enough at sea as long as the boat isn't being hurled 10 feet out of the water every other wave. [​IMG] And it was a big boat, too.

    Spookwriter, I know what you mean. Last year we did the Gulf Stream all-day fishing trip, and it was kinda unnerving not being able to see land. I still like deep-sea fishing, though. Even though, despite doing it 3 times now, I've never caught anything we could eat. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Oh, a funny thing about the baby raccoon - it was dangling from the chickens' roosting bar. [​IMG] I suspect one of the birds had pecked it. One of the morons, it turns out, actually wandered in and had to be removed in order to get the coon out.

    Chickened - I did, in fact, catch some sea bass. Sadly, they were too small. There appears to be an arbitrary size limit on what you can keep.

    "I caught you a delicious bass." - Napoleon Dynamite.

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