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9-11-01 Let Us Never Forget

11 Sep

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Some people say if we leave them alone, they will leave us alone. Yeah, right.

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How many of those poor, unfortunate Muslim immigrants do you want to bring over here to live in your neighborhood?

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Islam will conquer Europe in our lifetime and they are well on the way to conquering America as well. This country is committing national suicide. The people who are allowing this to happen are not ignorant, they are in fact highly educated. They know this is happening, but as long as they are wealthy and in power, it will not really harm them personally. Plus, the people in charge are just plain evil, evil, evil! They have no concern for you or anyone like you, only themselves!  Keep prepping everyone!
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Homestead Update 7/2/2017

2 Jul

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Well let’s see what has been going on around here the past 3 weeks other than working 70 hours a week. These are some of the onions I harvested from my raised bed garden.

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I picked this apple from our orchard. Most of the peach trees had no fruit because a late freeze got most of the blooms. But, one of the trees bloomed later and was loaded down with peaches. Unfortunately, every peach had a hole bored into it! I haven’t sprayed our trees, I have been just letting them grow and get established. I think next Spring I will spray them, they should be ready to produce some fruit by then.

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I was out working and I noticed this garden beside the field I was checking. There was a nice, old-fashioned, scarecrow to keep the birds away.

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I also parked in front of this old, closed down storefront. You don’t see many stores like this anymore, it’s a shame it is closed. I actually have a hat I would like cleaned.

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I found this jaw bone in a field. A horse maybe?

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I found these native American artifacts in a field. I found all of them within 10 feet of each other. I have found a lot of artifacts this Spring. I’ll take some pictures and show them to you later.

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I saw this large, blooming hedge by a field I was checking. I think my bees might like this.

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Anyone know what this might be?

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I have a large pile of soil I scooped up with my front end loader when we were building our house. I finally got around to making a soil sifter to clean the gravel, glass, nails, etc. In my very first wheel barrel load I found this nice projectile point, two marbles, and an old penny. Who knows what else I might find. I’ll keep you informed. Until then, keep prepping everyone!

Memorial Day 2017

29 May

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I would like to take a moment to thank all the veterans out there on this day, as we remember those who gave all in service to our country. We should all thank God we live in this country, even with all our problems the USA is still the best country in the world in my opinion. So if you are out and about just enjoying a day off, at least take a moment to think about those who serve so that we may enjoy our freedoms. Thank You, God Bless America, God Bless Our Troops, and God Bless You.

He Has Risen!

16 Apr

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When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go to anoint Jesus’ body. Very early on the first day of the week, just after sunrise, they were on their way to the tomb and they asked each other, “Who will roll the stone away from the entrance of the tomb?”

 

But when they looked up, they saw that the stone, which was very large, had been rolled away. As they entered the tomb, they saw a young man dressed in a white robe sitting on the right side, and they were alarmed.

“Don’t be alarmed,” he said. “You are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified. He has risen! He is not here. See the place where they laid him. But go, tell his disciples and Peter, ‘He is going ahead of you into Galilee. There you will see him, just as he told you.’ ”

Trembling and bewildered, the women went out and fled from the tomb. They said nothing to anyone, because they were afraid.

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I hope you all have a glorious Easter, may God bless us all.

Tuesday Tunes: Jerry Lee Lewis; Whole Lot of Shakin’ Going On

28 Mar

I enjoyed Chuck Berry last week I thought I would post another legend of Rock-and-Roll. Jerry Lee Lewis live in 1964 from the DVD Don’t Knock the Rock U.K.  Check out that hair-do! Enjoy!

Christmas 2016

25 Dec

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Here’s wishing everyone a Merry Christmas! I hope each one of you is spending your day with family and friends. With all the hustle and bustle of the season, let us not forget the true meaning of Christmas. Jesus is the reason for the season, may God Bless you all!

 

Fall Folklore Fest 2015

18 Oct

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Sweet Thing and I attended the Fall Folklore Fest yesterday. They had exhibitors demonstrating some old timey skills such as blacksmithing, broom making, candle making, pottery making, and other pioneer skills.

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This was a man plowing a field with a brace of mules. And yes I am old, but this skill was before my time!

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This woman was plowing with another brace of mules. That was a hard way to plow, but people have been farming like that for hundreds of years.

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You could take a ride on a mule drawn covered wagon.

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Some of the kids were having fun shelling corn.

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You could also pay $2 and milk a goat. I should have paid my money and tried it, I have never milked a goat! That goat just stood there so nice and easy, she had probably been milked many, many times.

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There were square dancers doing their thing.

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There was some pickin’ and grinnin’ on the front porch of and old log cabin which had been moved and restored at this museum.

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There were big displays of pumpkins and gourds.

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They even had a place where you could try your hand at picking cotton. Uh, not for me thanks, I’m trying to stay out of the cotton fields for a while! The weather was perfect for a festival, with a lot of interesting things to see and do. Keep prepping everyone!