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earthwalker
Cultural Editor & middleweight arm wrestling champion/Intermountain Region
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Icon 1 posted May 04, 2019 04:04 AM      Profile for earthwalker           Edit/Delete Post 
So rise and shine and start talking!
Been a tough spring somewhat.
Cousin's mother passed away a week ago.
Close friend was diagnosed with cancer, he had his first chemo treatment this past Tuesday.
Had a MRi done on my left knee finally. Have a big lateral meniscus tear and major arthritis in the knee. Waiting for the surgeon to call to set up a appointment.
Lost some much needed paper work. Living in 2 different places is starting to get very old. I've turned the new place over several times and can't find it so back to the other place to start hunting.
Still have enough snow in the road at the lookout to keep me from hauling water in. I can drive my Toyota in but not a 1-ton dually.
Maybe the week after next.
Tried an experiment and lost 5 tomato plants already. It might have worked if we hadn't went into a cold period and would have been here at the new place.
Planted thornless blackberries and strawberries yesterday. Suppose to be warming up this week. Sure hope so. Would like to see some rain up here to maybe help with the seeds I sowed out in the pasture(future pasture that is).
Just waiting to get into the summer schedule for the lookout. I hate being in the office with nothing to do but stare at the clock. I've been going to the lookout and picking up trash and cutting back brush and so forth just for something to do and not be in the office. Now with the heat up won't be doing much going off the road. The rattlesnakes will be coming out big time especially on the lower part of the road.
Ticks have been bad. Dog has been getting a lot of them when out in the hay fields. Now that the other half is done gopher trapping for a while (waiting on the ranch to cut hay now). Dog might not have as many ticks on him. We do give him a pill once a month to kill ticks and fleas but still don't like them dang things.
That light at the end of the tunnel is very bright now so bright it's going to be a long summer before I can pull the plug.

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Cdog911
"There are some ideas so absurd only an intellectual could believe them."--George Orwell.
Member # 7

Icon 1 posted May 05, 2019 03:14 PM      Profile for Cdog911   Author's Homepage   Email Cdog911         Edit/Delete Post 
Sounds like you're in the fire a bit, EW. Sorry to hear about your aunt (?). ANd, your friend's cancer. If there's a good thing about being diagnosed with cancer, it is that there is no better place or time than right now, and right here in America because of the advances in cancer therapies. Hoping things go well for them.

As to the knee, I feel your pain. Literally. Having had four (or five, I lost count) torn menisci already, and just as many surgeries, I'm staring down the barrel of another on my right knee. After a couple, you don't need no stinkin' MRI to know that it's quacking and walking like a duck. Worst part of it is that the wife is first up with shoulder surgery in the next couple weeks first. Same surgeon. Same surgical center. Get her all fixed up and healed enough so she can drive me back and forth for mine. LOL I worry less and less about knee surgeries and more about being under anesthesia again. The surgeries and recoveries themselves are a cake walk. Hurts worse to have my teeth cleaned. Remember a time when I had never had surgery. Now, it's an annual respite from my routine. Four or five knees and a gallbladder removal. A year after my GB surgery, the surgeon who did that had just finished the Boston Marathon when those bombs went off. Ended up treating victims on the street. My daughter's doctor had just landed in the Paris Int'l Airport as the nightclub terrorist attack happened. Said there was total chaos. I'm starting to wonder about this three degrees of separation shit.

Hope things start looking a bit brighter for you and soon.

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Paul Melching
Moderator-Night Hunting Forum & can't get it up! This matter is in dispute resolution!
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Icon 1 posted May 06, 2019 05:02 AM      Profile for Paul Melching           Edit/Delete Post 
It seems winter just won't go away I have some iris I planted last summer first stalk of blooms came up three week ago the flowers still have not opened as yet. WTF?
Did I mention I hate liberals and radicalized Islamists ! still in FB jail have to vent somewhere

PS come for my guns I will kill you ! As you were that is all !

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Leonard
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Icon 1 posted May 06, 2019 06:10 AM      Profile for Leonard   Author's Homepage   Email Leonard         Edit/Delete Post 
I used to have some gorgeous Iris's. eventually, the bulbs started growing sideways, all distorted and I didn't know what to do. They just wouldn't listen so I dug them all up and shit canned them! Now, I have well behaved ground cover where they used to be. Nothing lasts forever.

Good hunting. El Bee

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Paul Melching
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Icon 1 posted May 06, 2019 06:37 AM      Profile for Paul Melching           Edit/Delete Post 
Leonard iris must be divided just split those tubers off and replant them , best done shortly after bloom or if you have no room and nobody wants them just toss them they bloom better when not over grown. I grow them here because nothing eats them !
LOL.

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Leonard
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Icon 1 posted May 06, 2019 08:16 AM      Profile for Leonard   Author's Homepage   Email Leonard         Edit/Delete Post 
Yes. I had a iris jungle going on and like I said, they would sprout sideways and I just didn't know what to do with them. Wasn't my idea in the first place, my wife LOVED iris's, so I did it to make her happy. And, I must say, we had some beauties. What are they called, bearded? Had one that was kind of a chocolate color, could of done without that one. No doubt, when they are blooming, they are impressive. I think some people dig them up and store them during winter?

But, that's just like my Hibred Tea Roses. I had 21 All Americans. My tradition was to prune every New Years day before the Rose Bowl Game. They acquire a lot of litter that needs to be cleaned up, constant fertilizer, needs to be watered etc etc. So, after more than twenty years I dug them up and planted CACTUS! Way less hassle.

Good hunting. El Bee

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Cdog911
"There are some ideas so absurd only an intellectual could believe them."--George Orwell.
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Icon 1 posted May 06, 2019 11:39 AM      Profile for Cdog911   Author's Homepage   Email Cdog911         Edit/Delete Post 
For me, it's peonies. My mom's favorite flower was the pink peony. By luck, every house I've ever lived in has had at least one bush. Our current home has about twenty of them along the outer garage wall. Mom would have been 78 on May 1 and they usually bloom a few days before that and look like shit by her b-day. This year, they are stuck in this holding pattern with about half a bud and doing nothing. Every day has been about ten degrees below normal. Nights still in the 40's.

My recent fun has been with daylilies. I got lotsa them. Last year, I had 38 different kinds of flowers in the backyard. This year, I've scaled back in variety and planted more area. Just got done replacing a couple failed clematises. Big beds of purple coneflowers, butterfly milkweed, yarrow, coreopsis, crepe myrtle, lilac spirea, four o'clocks, toothache flowers, peppermint, spearmint (chocolate and citrus), petunias, coleus. three different kinds of phlox, roses, black-eyed susans. Lots of birds and bees in my yards these days.

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Leonard
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Icon 1 posted May 06, 2019 12:54 PM      Profile for Leonard   Author's Homepage   Email Leonard         Edit/Delete Post 
With me, it’s many different types of cacti. A few are at least 20 ft tall. My other passion is plumeria. I have a lot, except for one, all in large containers. They remind me of the islands and I go there when I can, otherwise, the trees give me comfort.
My problem here lately, nobody to go with.

Good hunting. El Bee 🐝

[ May 06, 2019, 12:54 PM: Message edited by: Leonard ]

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earthwalker
Cultural Editor & middleweight arm wrestling champion/Intermountain Region
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Icon 1 posted May 06, 2019 12:56 PM      Profile for earthwalker           Edit/Delete Post 
Already had the right knee and hip replaced. Now the left knee. Need a new right shoulder but to chicken for that. On the pain scale the shoulder is number one then knee then hip.
Not to much into flowers they take a lot of work.

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Paul Melching
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Icon 1 posted May 07, 2019 04:05 AM      Profile for Paul Melching           Edit/Delete Post 
WE ARE STILL IN THE WINTER THAT WONT GO AWAY !
One of my iris opened yesterday its a pink one I have been trying to get a pic but the wind wont stop
not that I could post it here but send pics from my phone to my daughter we have so many wild flowers they are my favorite as they require nothing from me but a camera and that's in my phone ! Rain today thru Thursday ! Is it really May or did Al Gore fuck with the calendar ?

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Leonard
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Icon 1 posted May 07, 2019 06:35 AM      Profile for Leonard   Author's Homepage   Email Leonard         Edit/Delete Post 
To clarify; Paul, are you suggesting there is something about this site that prevents you from posting photos? Or your lack of expertise? It seems to me, if you can post pictures anywhere, you can post them here.

Good hunting. El Bee

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Paul Melching
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Icon 1 posted May 08, 2019 04:33 AM      Profile for Paul Melching           Edit/Delete Post 
To post on this site you must have an img file which means from a camera you must download a file , using a phone for everything I cant and wont do that !Not your problem mine , I can post pics and do any where on the interweb just not here !

[ May 08, 2019, 04:34 AM: Message edited by: Paul Melching ]

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Paul Melching
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Icon 1 posted May 08, 2019 04:37 AM      Profile for Paul Melching           Edit/Delete Post 
If I took photos like Dave's I would keep files and protect them with my life he has at least three coffee table books !

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Leonard
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Icon 14 posted May 08, 2019 08:03 AM      Profile for Leonard   Author's Homepage   Email Leonard         Edit/Delete Post 
You got that right. Practically a National Treasure. We keep telling him to do it, but I think he's not quite motivated.

Whatever, Dave. Just post 'em here. That's good enough.

Good hunting. El Bee

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earthwalker
Cultural Editor & middleweight arm wrestling champion/Intermountain Region
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Icon 1 posted May 09, 2019 03:36 AM      Profile for earthwalker           Edit/Delete Post 
Snow is gone at the lookout.
Start hauling water next week.
300 gal stainless steal tank chained onto a one ton dually.
4 trips in to fill the dang think.
It's not potable haul in drinking water.
Taking today and tomorrow off going to visit friends in MT Friday and Saturday. Going to try to get back from eastern MT to Challis then back to Boise for work all Sunday might not make it for work on Monday morning. A lot of driving and not use to it anymore.

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You are never lost if you don't care where you're at.

Send rain and snow please! Send Lots of RAIN!
No lightning please

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Paul Melching
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Icon 1 posted May 09, 2019 04:23 AM      Profile for Paul Melching           Edit/Delete Post 
EW you are one tough Mfer !

I only bother with a flower for my wife she deserves it ! she is also one tough mfer! Saved my ass more than once !

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Leonard
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Icon 14 posted May 09, 2019 06:14 AM      Profile for Leonard   Author's Homepage   Email Leonard         Edit/Delete Post 
....and so are you!

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