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Old 05-03-2013, 11:18 AM   #10641
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burning is a big activity around here....helped a neighbor burn tumbleweeds this morning, this is the fourth burning I have participated in, at some point I will remember the marshmallows
Is that last year's tumbleweeds? I remember burning tumble weeds. Those things give off a lot of sparks.
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Old 05-03-2013, 11:40 AM   #10642
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Is that last year's tumbleweeds? I remember burning tumble weeds. Those things give off a lot of sparks.
Yes, last years tumbleweeds, and older. These don't give off any sparks, but they do burn hot and fast. It is very difficult to keep a fire going they burn so fast. You don't get a moments rest, you have to constantly be feeding the fire. I had to relight my fire three times today, mainly because I was trying the move the fire along the ditch and kept snuffing it out.

Always was a pyromaniac. Used to burn the family trash in the back alley and somehow always forgot to remove the pressurized cans of tooth paste; that would result in an explosion every time
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Old 05-03-2013, 11:49 AM   #10643
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A couple of my neighbor's certainly have some pyro in them.
Here's one pic I have handy. This lady makes ne nervous, so I always snap a pic when I see a fire like this. I find it amazing she hasn't caught the whole area on fire.
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Old 05-03-2013, 12:00 PM   #10644
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"Forgot" huh beth?
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Old 05-03-2013, 12:09 PM   #10645
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holy crap! is that lady's fire at the very edge of that copse of trees, as it looks to be? what is she burning there? i hope that is not your property line there, pac. good that you're taking pics, it might be actionable....
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holy crap! is that lady's fire at the very edge of that copse of trees, as it looks to be? what is she burning there? i hope that is not your property line there, pac. good that you're taking pics, it might be actionable....
She's probably 8' from the nearest tree, but there's brush, leaves and overhanging branches that I can't believe haven't tindered yet.
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Old 05-03-2013, 12:39 PM   #10647
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A couple of my neighbor's certainly have some pyro in them.
Here's one pic I have handy. This lady makes ne nervous, so I always snap a pic when I see a fire like this. I find it amazing she hasn't caught the whole area on fire.
OMG Now that is just plain crazy to be that close to those trees .. she needs to be ticketed or something because she obviously doesn't have common sense !
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Old 05-03-2013, 12:45 PM   #10648
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Not many people have common sense around me. It must be the water
The guy across the street had such a big fire going a few years ago that it took out four rows of grapes from the heat He was burning a bunch of furniture a couple days ago. And this weekend is free large garbage drop off at the township building, which is like half a mile away... Which reminds me, I have a lawn mower and a TV to get rid of.
And the cop next door doesn't use a backstop when he shoots, so if I'm out back I hear the bullets ricocheting into the trees
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Old 05-03-2013, 01:28 PM   #10649
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Just waking up for the day. High hopes of being more motivated today.
Take it easy and go slow.

I just got back from Winthrop. I participated in the Computer Presentation for the patients. When they were showing YouTube and what you could find on it, they were playing some C&W music. I started to square dance with one of the presenters. I should have known better. My heart started racing and my BP dropped. Nest time I will do a waltz.
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Take it easy and go slow.

I just got back from Winthrop. I participated in the Computer Presentation for the patients. When they were showing YouTube and what you could find on it, they were playing some C&W music. I started to square dance with one of the presenters. I should have known better. My heart started racing and my BP dropped. Nest time I will do a waltz.
You take it easy Addie! I'll bet it felt pretty good to get out there & kick up your heels anyway, just shows how much fun you are!

I've been going thru numerous recipies on-line for different vegetarian options, different vinaigerette's, summer salad & sandwich options. Hope to give things a new look when I get back to work, for specials, over lunch. It's giving me a new interest in food & menu planning again.
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