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Old 09-23-2014, 10:54 PM   #141
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DH and I take many road trips
last September we did our
Great Western Adventure for
our 20th Anniversary
we got caught in two traffic jams

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and one in Montana



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Old 09-23-2014, 11:20 PM   #142
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They look like they're staying politely in their lane.
Does and their yearlings are starting to come into town and our neighborhood. I need to start taking the camera on my walks.
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Old 09-23-2014, 11:22 PM   #143
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lol, k.

i'm going to have to wear my go pro one night on my way into work.

i just have to figure out how to blur the speedometer for legal purposes.

there's usually no traffic, but the ride is nice.
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Old 09-23-2014, 11:36 PM   #144
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Every year about this time, we get the Parade of the Farm Equipment. To be expected, as we're rural. A few years ago, we had dozens of deer in our back yard, a big buck even walked up the back steps and wanted to be invited in.
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Old 09-24-2014, 02:26 AM   #145
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We have a protected wetlands about 1/4 mile from where I live. There are all kinds of birds and other critters there. At the beginning of every spring, we even have a pair of swans that stay for the summer and then head out when the cold weather hits. There is a section that my transportation passes on the way to Winthrop. My driver always slows down so I can watch the swans.

There are millions of Cat O' Nine-tails growing all over the place there. I don't know if it is legal to cut them, but I have always wanted to cut a bunch of them, spray the heads with hair spray and put them in one of those large floor jars. But I will leave them alone. I have no desire to go to jail or pay a fine.
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We have a protected wetlands about 1/4 mile from where I live. There are all kinds of birds and other critters there. At the beginning of every spring, we even have a pair of swans that stay for the summer and then head out when the cold weather hits. There is a section that my transportation passes on the way to Winthrop. My driver always slows down so I can watch the swans.

There are millions of Cat O' Nine-tails growing all over the place there. I don't know if it is legal to cut them, but I have always wanted to cut a bunch of them, spray the heads with hair spray and put them in one of those large floor jars. But I will leave them alone. I have no desire to go to jail or pay a fine.
Is this what you mean?



It's a bull rush.

This is a Cat O' Nine-tails:

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Old 09-24-2014, 03:14 AM   #147
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That's what I'm talkin' about...something I can't see out of!
That's OK PF, we'll get you a booster seat.
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Old 09-24-2014, 03:32 AM   #148
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taxy, down here in the lower 48 the bullrush is also called cat tails. I'm guessing that's what Addie meant - unless she's into kinky stuff.


When we lived in OH, our county was along a flyway for Canada geese (yup, that's the proper name for them). I was driving along, minding my own business, when I noticed a huge "V" formation flying overhead. Then I heard their "business" hitting my car! It was cold out, I HAD a cold, and here I am at one of those feed-a-quarter-wash-your-car-yourself places hosing bird doo off my car before the acid could ruin the paint.
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Old 09-24-2014, 03:41 AM   #149
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K-girl, when we go back home we stay at our daughter's. She's not too far from the cluster of towns that comprise a large Amish community. This is the kind of traffic jam by her:
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Old 09-24-2014, 08:28 AM   #150
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That's OK PF, we'll get you a booster seat.
Yea!!!
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