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jbell1981 last won the day on October 25 2016

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About jbell1981

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  1. Really, one of this sites biggest offenders of getting a thread offtrack is complaining about a thread going offtrack?
  2. There is an area of my yard that I don't mow, about an acre or so. The fireflies are thick there, must be hundreds each summer night, maybe more. Before moving to this home 3 years ago I had never seen a firefly so it's quite the sight for me when I go and watch them.
  3. I'm down about 35 pounds (315 to 280) in 2 months. I've been doing the Keto ultra low carb diet with a goal of less than 20 grams a day and it has been working well so far. My goal is 225 so I still have a ways to go.
  4. What does that have to do with this thread?
  5. Yes, definitely fence it if you are able. We have a large garden that we don't fence do to the size. Each year the deer do some damage but the worst is raccoons. We don't have many of them but they came through 2 years ago and destroyed our sweet corn crop. We had 4 rows, each over 50' long all gone in one night. It looked like they had a party with corn husks laying in piles all over the yard and corn cobs stripped clean everywhere. It was actually kind of comical to me but my wife was not pleased.
  6. Attached is what you can get with the $40 package with SlingTV. Looks like they have history but not discovery. They also have $20 and $25 packages. The only thing I watched with any regularity when I had it was ESPN so I dropped it.
  7. It's been about a year since I made the switch and really glad I did. I use an antenna to pick up local channels. Then just stream with with amazon, hulu and netflix. I had slingtv but found I didn't really watch enough with it to justify it so I canceled that and added HBO Now. I don't see myself ever going back to cable or dish.
  8. The Rum River is fun anywhere from St. Francis to Anoka. Probably fun north of there to, but I've never done it. It's been quite a few years since I've been on it, but was all no-wake and assume it still is so you don't have to worry much about big boats.
  9. I thought they could fix anything.
  10. It was "hiding" by the seals!
  11. July 2016 These are all males, there are no females at the beach that time of year. They like to play fight for a couple seconds and then appear to collapse on each other from exhaustion. It was a fun place to check out.
  12. July 2016 Pfeiffer Beach near Big Sur, CA is famous for it's purple colored sands.
  13. July 2016 There were also whales in the bay but couldn't get any pictures of them. They would just surface enough to blow water out of their blowholes. Alcatraz
  14. July 2016 Seals or Sea Lions coming to visit These little crabs we everywhere at one of the beaches. There must have been thousands of them. Most where this size or smaller but some we dinner plate size. One of my favorite pictures. Just a small tide pool. I love this picture because of how the scale of the stone wall is very hard to determine. Notice the seals/sea lions coming in on the right side. My wife (taking the picture) hadn't noticed them yet. More seals/sea lions!