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Discussion in 'Personal Promotion' started by Tidgy's Dad, Jul 14, 2015.

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  1. JoesMum

    JoesMum Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Yay! Well done :)
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    Keep trying. You are an inspiration to people including me.
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    Yes, I thought I was somehow missing their posts.
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    Oh me oh my...you'll probably get an A+++. I personally feel it's such an important thing to do. Especially if you want to devote your life to helping animals. A permanent diary of weights and measurements of all the different animals you experience can become invaluable later.
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    It is very important, if an animal is underweight and not gaining that indicates a problem. Same for seeing if an animals overweight which can cause problems.
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    Happy Martes!...et tu
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    I wish I had been able to keep a personal lifetime book on different animals I encountered for my own personal reference later in my life. I'm not a professional but would still like having it.
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    You have inspired me to do that from now on. That’s if I can remember the ones I’ve already encountered :p
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    Here in North Florida, we do get freezing temperatures and frost (yearly). Sleet is less uncommon than snow. You don't see many icecycles here, but they do happen on occasion.

    And if there's any frozen precipitation on the roads at all when we wake up, we declare it a snow day. Seriously, it's a safety issue. Most Floridians with any experience driving in snow and ice.............. live MUCH farther south! ;) :D:p
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    Ok you missed a couple but...you'll still wish you had the new things recorded in your own book. Later. Sooo...yep I'm nagging.
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    I don't weigh my box turtle as often these days as I did when she was a hatchling... but I used to weigh her both before and after soaks. I made notations about whether she ate and pooped while soaking. It makes a big difference when you're talking about a hatchling.
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    Our adult bearded dragon gets notations made on a calendar to record when he poops... which is more or less weekly, give or take a few days. Basically, he will poop on the same day of the week for a couple weeks in a row, then decides he doesn't want to be that predictable and picks a different day for the third week. o_O
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    I haven't been around online as much lately due to critter care... It's been a slow process getting new (inside) enclosures set up.

    We're getting closer to being able to move the mud turtles into their new 40 breeder tank in our master bathroom.

    So once the mud turtles move out of the 20 long tank in our bedroom, we can replace the 20 long tank with a new (other) 40 breeder tank. So then our little Red Lady bearded dragon can move into the 40 tank on our dresser.

    After that, we have to settle on a more appropriate location for the 20 long tank (that the mud turtles are in right now). Then get the 20 long tank set up for our new (x2) spotted turtle hatchlings.

    That's sort of the short version...
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    Thanks, start my therapy with my leg tomorrow. I am actually excited about going thru the pain. No pain no gain. :)
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    That's a really good attitude to have. :)

    I agree with @Cathie G ... You are an inspiration for all of us. :D
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    Thanks, once I get stable on my leg again I will take some video.
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    Some pics of the cruise. part0(4).jpg part0(3).jpg part0(2).jpg 20190912_095203.jpg
    The 2nd pic is on the ship overlooking Nassau. The last pic was in the port of Freeport. The first was obviously a glamour shot.
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    Hope it goes well

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