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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
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
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...