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Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Wisher1000, Jul 28, 2012.

  1. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Just a quick note to say Oz and Mrs. Oz made it from Los Angeles to Fairplay and the Pub for dinner and we had a great evening in conversation. The local owner of The Pub (and next door neighbor to my Thistle Dew Ranch) came to listen to the musicians and singers for Open Mic; he spent some time visiting with us, traded some ribald jokes with the Ozes and made some marginally inappropriate comments about my bosoms. (It's okay - I can and have made remarks in kind about some of his features.). :gig

    Mrs. Oz (waving to her, as she is a lurker) is a hoot! Stuff doesn't get past her at all.

    All in all, an enjoyable evening! Wish y'all could have joined us.
     
  2. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    LOL I'm glad you all had a good time!

    Wish I could have heard the features remarks hehe
     
  3. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    Allergic to bees, but I can eat honey. Being able to had your own bees must be awesome! So jealous
     
  4. LFchixranch

    LFchixranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No once you download the map you want its yours till you delete it.
     
  5. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    Thank you LFchixranch. I might check that out. I have the 24000:1 maps and a lensatic compass and I actually know how to use them (thank you land-nav tests in the military). I have promised SCG that I will be the responsible one with the map (although she has passed a hunter's land-nav test) but we will blame her if we get lost. [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Linda so glad you had some fun with the Oz's ([​IMG] Mrs. Oz) but you know the rule - no pictures, it didn't happen! [​IMG]
    Wound up with seven poults and only one chick from my hatch. Wish I knew why I get such terrible hatch rates but I really don't incubate enough to worry about it especially since I am not spending money on expensive shipped eggs anymore. I just can't justify the expense with my terrible rate. Oh well, I have plenty of turkeys now and I didn't really need another chicken. I am hoping it is a hen because it is a beautiful lavender Ameraucana chick. [​IMG]
     
  6. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    You need a broody
     
  7. superchemicalgirl

    superchemicalgirl HEN PECKED

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    Go ahead and blame me! Isn't that why you are bringing me?

    7 poults is a reasonable number. BF is going to be shocked to discover poults under broodies (that's multiple) in his coop check most likely the day after I get to Utah.
     
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  8. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Uh oh. Ummmm... guess the Oz visit to The Pub just didn't happen. I don't think we even thought about pulling out our cell phones to commemorate the event. :( Too busy talking!
     
  9. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    It's pretty amazing that people from all over the planet meet about chickens and have cocktails at a pub together.

    I imagine it was the same way back when ancient traders brought fowl from SE Asia to the Indus Valley, Mesopotamia, the Mediterranean and beyond. Or when Polynesians brought chickens to South America. Just people sittin' around having a cocktail and talking chickens.
     
  10. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    I'm allergic to stings too but I still have bees. A good bee suit and caution do wonders. I've gotten to the point that I'll even open the hive for a peek without any protection.

    Much to my dismay, swarms, package bees and bees afield won't sting unless trapped. (i.e. stepped on when on a flower or caught inside a shirt) Bees always try to save their sting for protection of brood and stores in the hive. When the hive is threatened they will travel some distance to chase the perpetrator though.
     
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