The Old Folks Home

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

  1. bamadude

    bamadude Overrun With Chickens

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    my property goes to hwy 105. About a 1/4 mile from the gas station, at the bottom of the hill where the beaver ponds are... is the back of my property. Next time u come through holler at us.... i guess u being from ehs
     
  2. IttyBiddyRedHen

    IttyBiddyRedHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Class of '80.....but I did correspondence courses. so I didn't have any "Go so-and-So!!!" stuff.
     
  3. bamadude

    bamadude Overrun With Chickens

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    Hagar3: i guess u being from ehs u got to tour the new high school. So so so sad about the old high school and those lives lost.
     
  4. bamadude

    bamadude Overrun With Chickens

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    If u google enterprise high school tornado al...there is a wikipedia page.
     
  5. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    The old farm up the road from where I live now where we kept all the chickens had a well house right outside the front door on a hand dug well. There was no pump but two buckets on each end of a rope on a pulley you had to use to retrieve water. Pull one bucket up and down the other went. I remember the water being so sweet tasting. Some of the best I've ever had.

    We stayed in a hut on the beach in Mexico once with no running water. There was a well out back you had to retrieve water to flush the toilet with.

    Not cool.

    Before we installed a bathroom at the farm, we had a little plastic boat behind the house we used as a bathtub. The well water was so cold, you could tell when someone was taking a bath cause they'd be screaming the whole time.
     
  6. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Coming late to the share fest, from the Class of '71. I went to Pacific Grove High Scool for three years, but for my senior year, I was one of twenty students chosen for the Community Centered High School (also in Pacific Grove). We students BUILT the facility in a corner of the Junior High property (yup, back before they called 'em "Middle Schools"). It was a huge Geodesic dome. Most study was done off-site; as I wanted to be a writer someday, I went to a local author's home to learn from her. Art instruction still occurred at the regular HS campus under the tutelage of the Art teacher (a local but well-known painter in oils). If'n you wanted to do landscapes, you had plenty of actual landscape in the county, all the way from rocky or sandy shores, agricultural vistas, forested areas, commercial and residential areas, etc.

    Because I got married during my senior year, the Director of the CCHS program insisted I make a full course dinner for him and his wife in the little apartment where my new husband and I resided - in order to graduate. :gig

    For dessert, i served my first and only "almost from scratch" cherry pie I have ever made. Gorgeous lattice top crust. Really tasty, with the perfect flaky crust, top and bottom.

    Crunchy though, because I hadn't noticed the cans of cherries were not pitted. Why the HECK would anyone can cherries with their pits still in them?!?!?

    I was still graduated, though. :D
     
  7. bamadude

    bamadude Overrun With Chickens

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    Tonights dinner pics will be brought to u by:[​IMG]
     
  8. bamadude

    bamadude Overrun With Chickens

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    My phone takes awful pics...that was a crock pot tho. I can pretty much guarantee 90% of yall have used 1 at some point. Speaking of points... im cooking part of a 4 point
     
  9. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] Dare I ask, "What Part?"

    Tonight is Home Made Pizza Night![​IMG]
     
  10. superchemicalgirl

    superchemicalgirl HEN PECKED

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    Yeah, I usually get up sometime around 0400. I haven't started the chicken print top, yet. Working on a sewing machine cover right now (the cat ate the two plastic ones that I had so this became urgent) and finishing up a quilt.

    We had well water growing up and I still have it now where I am. In Maryland when it would rain a lot the well water would turn brownish yellow. That thankfully doesn't happen here but it is delicious water.

    The first few times I came up to Maine the house we were staying at didn't have running water (too cold/frozen) so we had to trek out to the lake with an auger and fill buckets with water for everything (cooking, drinking, flushing).

    I am right now eating pickles (Tony Packo's Spicy Pickles & Peppers) right out of the jar. I am a real Betty Crocker.
     

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