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Yvonne G

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One of the streaming services I subscribe to is BritBox. I've been watching a show called Would I Lie To You? It's pretty darned funny. I watched two episodes last night and actually laughed out loud the whole time. Anyone else ever seen it?
 

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Some good sized garter snakes every now and then. Way north i guess there are timber rattlers but never had the pleasure of seeing one
If I'm not mistaken, Ohio's only poisonous snake is a timber rattlesnake and copperheads. I've lived with other types around but I only got chased once by one in Florida. I think the darling was a racer I almost stepped on. I don't blame s/he for getting po'd and trying to chase me away...and I managed to not get bit in the race...hehehe
Yeah, it’s a East Texas rat snake:)

Cool. My son was thinking a water snake from your area. Screenshot_2020-04-08-16-45-51.jpg
 

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Some good sized garter snakes every now and then. Way north i guess there are timber rattlers but never had the pleasure of seeing one
If I'm not mistaken, Ohio's only poisonous snake is a timber rattlesnake and copperheads. I've lived with other types around but I only got chased once by one in Florida. I think the darling was a racer I almost stepped on. I don't blame s/he for getting po'd and trying to chase me away...and I managed to not get bit in the race...hehehe
You two really are an

You two really are an inspiration! You tell Rose that I think about her and pray for you both. I’m glad to know you even if it is only online!
Amen.
 

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Everyone is baking in England! Shops are out of flour, going into 24/7 milling of flour!

Stay Home - Bake Bread n Cookies! Ps - everyone is baking banan bread too

 

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Everyone is baking in England! Shops are out of flour, going into 24/7 milling of flour!

Stay Home - Bake Bread n Cookies! Ps - everyone is baking banan bread too

Baking and gaining weight! I absolutely love to bake and I had a hard time keeping Myself motivated and occupied when this started.... 10lbs lit a fire under my feet pretty quick! Hubby put on a few lbs too. He said he was glad to go back to work so he could get back on his diet!!! That being said, I’m still going to bake my banana bread!
 

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Cooler today, some rain in the early morning, sun is out now. Any water I used from rain barrel yesterday was replenished over night. So a full 55 gallons of rain water.

Successfully moved our Elephant Ears. I planted some mixed wildflower seeds, marigolds and luffa yesterday. I figure if i plant a few million seeds, as long as 100-200 come up & bloom, I‘m good!

New fountain should be dry / cured enough to put into test mode today.


PS! - anyone heard from @JoesMum lately? Hope all is well there in the UK. Hopefully they are busily working away on their new pond!
 
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Yvonne G

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Cooler today, some rain in the early morning, sun is out now. Any water I used from rain barrel yesterday was replenished over night. So a full 55 gallons of rain water.

Successfully moved our Elephant Ears. I planted some mixed wildflower seeds, marigolds and luffa yesterday. I figure if i plant a few million seeds, as long as 100-200 come up & bloom, I‘m good!

New fountain should be dry / cured enough to put into test mode today.


PS! - anyone heard from @JoesMum lately? Hope all is well there in the UK. Hopefully they are busily working away on their new pond!
I guess it's too hard for her to use our new forum's system, because she's still a regular on FB.
 

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Fence looks good @Ray--Opo ! Lots of space, hopefully Opo won’t pace right along the fence line. Any plans for a wooden border along the bottom foot or so? Nice cactus too, just send any broken bits up north!

now, what about around the shed - whats the plan for around the base?

do you have an inground irrigation system there? I know some properties do, some don’t.

Good luck with all your projects. Next..an inground wading pool for Opo! ?
Opo is pacing the fence between me and the neighbor. I was thinking about the privacy strips that you weave in the fence.
He likes exploring under the shed but I am going to use trex 5/4 decking boards horizontally to block it off. No under ground sprinkler system.
Any suggestions on how to build the wading pool?
 

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You two really are an

You two really are an inspiration! You tell Rose that I think about her and pray for you both. I’m glad to know you even if it is only online!
Thanks Heather, I will show this post to Rose. Post like yours are helpful.
My body shutdown yesterday. I got up at 4am because of pain. Ate breakfast around 9AM and just couldn't come around. Went to bed and slept until 9 am today. Almost straight thru. This happens about every 2 or 3 weeks. Feeling better today.
 

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I'm so glad to read about you and Rose's progress. Oh my garsh Opo...slowing him down...hmm. I'll be thinking of the 3 of you.
Thanks Cathie, Opo is pacing on side of the fence. I am going to give him a few days and see if he settles down. If not I will put something to block his site.
The injections have seemed to work for Rose. Now the question is for how long.
 

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Opo is pacing the fence between me and the neighbor. I was thinking about the privacy strips that you weave in the fence.
He likes exploring under the shed but I am going to use trex 5/4 decking boards horizontally to block it off. No under ground sprinkler system.
Any suggestions on how to build the wading pool?

Yes, those privacy strips might help Opo not see over where the grass is GREENer! Yep, thoseTrex boards will work well & never need painting or staining.

You could just dig a hole the size of your large plastic tub, dig out the dirt & fill it up. Not sure if you want to fool with a shallow cement wading pool.

Take a look at the wading pool here —> https://www.tortoiseforum.org/threads/new-turtle-pen.181089/
 

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