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  Topic: pressure barrel disaster averted
Slim

Replies: 4
Views: 85
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Dec 10, 17 5:36 pm   Subject: pressure barrel disaster averted
Like a pressure washer chamber?

I would very much not like being anywhere near a failure of one of those.

Well-spotted
  Topic: solar roadways crowd funding
Slim

Replies: 29
Views: 16861
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Tue Dec 05, 17 12:37 pm   Subject: solar roadways crowd funding
Sorry to drag this up again, but this xkcd comic was just too relevant:

https://xkcd.com/1924/

(hover your cursor over the comic for an alt text as well)
  Topic: Windows 10: what's the verdict?
Slim

Replies: 11
Views: 273
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Mon Dec 04, 17 4:27 pm   Subject: Windows 10: what's the verdict?
I don't notice any real differences from Win 7
(as a casual user)

Can be somewhat tricky to find things sometimes, but not overly
  Topic: Firefox Quantum
Slim

Replies: 11
Views: 1267
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Wed Nov 15, 17 12:36 pm   Subject: Firefox Quantum
wow.
You weren't kidding about faster (also less pretty)
  Topic: Sending christmas greetings without spending money
Slim

Replies: 2
Views: 902
PostForum: Seasonal and Frugal Shopping   Posted: Sun Nov 12, 17 5:26 pm   Subject: Sending christmas greetings without spending money
In the U.S. the postal service is constantly under threat of de-funding, so I do like to think of traditional postage as a means to help support them. (plus I love actual physical mail in general)

...
  Topic: Im back keeping pigs again
Slim

Replies: 5
Views: 1001
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Sun Oct 22, 17 12:00 pm   Subject: Im back keeping pigs again
if it's just for random image hosting (and not for creating your own albums, though I think you can do that too) you may want to look in to imgur.com
  Topic: Chilli peppers
Slim

Replies: 24
Views: 15311
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Oct 18, 17 11:36 am   Subject: Chilli peppers
Those look a bit like 'Serrano' to me, or possibly 'Anaheim' (if my sense of scale is off)

But of course there are tons of similar looking varieties
  Topic: ceps awol ? not any more
Slim

Replies: 43
Views: 7617
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Tue Oct 17, 17 10:58 am   Subject: ceps awol ? not any more
Yes, sometimes a fur muff would have a pocket for a tin like that. Think of how warm a lady's hands would be while dashing through the snow on a one horse open sleigh!
  Topic: Query on cleaning silted and overgrown ditches
Slim

Replies: 24
Views: 35921
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Mon Oct 16, 17 8:30 pm   Subject: Query on cleaning silted and overgrown ditches
I love when a new post brings up an old thread that I completely missed. Particularly one with such interesting subject matter.

I'd love to hear what was eventually used

(fingers crossed it was ...
  Topic: revenge of the sole
Slim

Replies: 3
Views: 939
PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Fri Oct 13, 17 11:04 am   Subject: revenge of the sole
Luckily the boys he was horsing around with kept up the CPR correctly, though I imagine the usefulness of that declines quickly if there's no fresh air getting in.

Remember, it's safest to show off ...
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
Slim

Replies: 602
Views: 164862
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Oct 13, 17 10:59 am   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
Can confirm presence of melanistic grey squirrel in rural state
My cat used to chase one in the back yard at an earlier house
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
Slim

Replies: 602
Views: 164862
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Oct 06, 17 11:11 am   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
I thought that the resistant nature of spores led to the cosmopolitan nature of many species of fungi and bacteria?

Was the species native to Australia, or just discovered there first, know what I ...
  Topic: Where are all the apple trees?
Slim

Replies: 7
Views: 1969
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Sep 28, 17 2:53 pm   Subject: Where are all the apple trees?
They do grow. We have two that I think are self set, wildings they are called. One isn't bad, but the other is useless...
The answer to that is grafting (p'raps).

Only if you want a tree that will ...
  Topic: SD's new house, the practical stuff
Slim

Replies: 48
Views: 10581
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Mon Sep 25, 17 2:02 am   Subject: SD's new house, the practical stuff
that half ton of plaster we hauled out of the basement last weekend doesn't seem so bad any more!
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!
Slim

Replies: 602
Views: 164862
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Sep 22, 17 11:41 am   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
I saw a lot of dead man's fingers earlier this summer when we had a lot of rain.

Looking at this site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/xylaria.html
leads me to believe that I was catching them at th ...
 
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