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  1. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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    That's a great point about getting them tamed to be able to evacuate if you need to. I hope you never need to Margie.
     
  2. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    x2! I worry about fire here all the time.

    This is what I am surrounded by:
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    (that's looking dead on level, not down: that stuff is more than head high.)

    During our first 5 years here, we had 6 fires, either on our property or just across the property line on a neighboring one. I remember calling my husband as he was on his way home one evening and telling him, "as you come up the road, it's gonna look like the house is on fire, but don't worry, it isn't - the fire is on the lot behind us."

    But Margie, your mentioning leading your sheep conjured up a childhood memory for me. My father was in the Army, and we spent 3 years in military housing near a base in a small town in Germany. The local shepherds grazed their flocks near the river, and walked them down there and back on the roads right past the apartment building we lived in. The shepherd walked in front; he usually had a dog or two that would gather up the stragglers that tried to grab a quick bite on the lawns as they passed - a very pastoral scene that you sure wouldn't see in today's subdivisions!
     
  3. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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    That's a nice memory Bunnylady. Where was your father stationed in Germany? I'm curious because DH was born in Germany while his dad was stationed there back in the '60's. And I was fortunate enough to take a trip to Munich once. Loved visiting Germany, beautiful country and 99.9% of the people we met were so friendly.
     
  4. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    We were at the Coleman Kaserne in Gelnhausen. My younger brother was born there; also in the 60's. Small world, huh?
     
  5. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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    Yep! Like the comedian once said, "It's a small world but I wouldn't want to paint it"!
     
  6. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    Seriously. Just painting a town is beyond this ol' gal.[​IMG]
     
  7. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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    Bunny, you mean to tell me you've never painted the town red?
     
  8. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    Nah, green's more my color.[​IMG]
     
  9. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    do you mean this kind of green [​IMG]
     

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