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  • Tennessee


  • Posted in thread: Ice storm approaching! on 02-17-2015 at 02:34 PM
    I had the ice storm yesterday , electrical surge fried my landline phone and then snow and
    power loss last night. I'm thankful that the power came back on. I do have propane heat, but it
    does not heat...

  • Posted in thread: Preparations update on 02-16-2015 at 11:58 PM
    Had an ice storm today, so I filled the kerosene lamp, trimmed the wick, washed the chimney and
    got the candles and matches out. The phone is out and the power is flickering. I have a propane
    heater f...

  • Posted in thread: Newbie from the Great White North on 02-16-2015 at 11:44 PM
    Welcome from the (tonight) great white South:) My power is blinking as I type. I have water
    drawn up and the kerosene lamp ready to go along with some candles. I really wish for a
    generator, although ...

  • Posted in thread: Whats everybody doing today? on 01-26-2015 at 10:33 AM
    Today I'll be working on a purse for a friend made from a pair of her husband's old overalls
    and some scrap fabric I have, waiting for dd and dgd to arrive for a visit and getting the
    floor mopped so ...

  • Posted in thread: i live in a trailer - where to store food on 01-26-2015 at 02:41 AM
    I don't have a/c. Yes, I'm sure the heat has an effect on my canned goods, but I'm a lot more
    worried about my canned food freezing. You are either going to have a heat source wherever you
    are keeping...

  • Posted in thread: Thread or sticky suggestion on 01-13-2015 at 11:02 AM
    When you get to your new location set up the bed and make it up ASAP. That night when you are
    dog tired you will not have to worry about a place to sleep.

  • Posted in thread: My latest prize on 11-24-2014 at 02:42 AM
    Thank you Weedygarden and Goshengirl.

  • Posted in thread: My latest prize on 11-23-2014 at 05:34 PM
    Yesterday I purchased a Singer 29-4 treadle leather machine. The Rooster & I had been looking
    for one for several years. He passed away a month ago and Friday night I was having a very
    rough time. I d...

  • Posted in thread: November Weather on 11-12-2014 at 01:47 PM
    Yesterday it was 73 and I was working at the barn in shirtsleeves, this morning it is 34 and
    muddy. YUK! I am definitely not ready for this.

  • Posted in thread: hand operated machines on 08-22-2014 at 01:28 AM
    I have a couple of crank hand mixers commonly called 'egg beaters' and a crank butter churn in
    addition to a churn with a wooden dasher. I wish I had a butter mold. A Foley food mill and a
    ricer are p...