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tortdad

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Ive started my own colony of Dubia roaches for my Chameleon and box turtles. I'm thinking of trying my hand at praying mantids too. I can get superworms and stuff in stores so I wanted to breed the roaches since they are the main staple food and find something else to breed that I can't commonly get. I don't want to breed black soldiers or other Larvae sonim leaning towards stick bugs
 

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Sorry about Ozzie. :( Early summer the dog that had been my daughter's died. My best friend for almost 20 years, Balarney, died about a month ago. This last week the dog that had been my son's had a stroke. So canines are not doing well here
 

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Sorry about Ozzie. :( Early summer the dog that had been my daughter's died. My best friend for almost 20 years, Balarney, died about a month ago. This last week the dog that had been my son's had a stroke. So canines are not doing well here

I am so sorry, it's so hard when you lose a dog. :(
 

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When is yours due? My granddaughter is the 3rd or 4th.

Already? It doesn't seem to have been that long since you showed us the ultra sound. I'm looking forward to seeing real baby pictures. :)
 

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Sorry about Ozzie. :( Early summer the dog that had been my daughter's died. My best friend for almost 20 years, Balarney, died about a month ago. This last week the dog that had been my son's had a stroke. So canines are not doing well here

It's the pits when you start losing one right after another. I know it's life, but it still hurts. I'm sorry.
 

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So when I turned on the computer this a.m. and clicked on Google, it shows an old dead guy's woulda' been birthday. This dead guy was a lexicographer. It never occurred to me that once upon a time someone had to accumulate all those words and definitions that go into a dictionary. Can you imagine? One day just sitting down and starting to write down words and definitions, "Hm-m-m-m-m, let's see. . . ok, 'Aardvark' some sort of animal. But let me think of a better way to explain it. . ." And all this without a computer and using a quill pen and ink pot. Sheesh!
 

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So when I turned on the computer this a.m. and clicked on Google, it shows an old dead guy's woulda' been birthday. This dead guy was a lexicographer. It never occurred to me that once upon a time someone had to accumulate all those words and definitions that go into a dictionary. Can you imagine? One day just sitting down and starting to write down words and definitions, "Hm-m-m-m-m, let's see. . . ok, 'Aardvark' some sort of animal. But let me think of a better way to explain it. . ." And all this without a computer and using a quill pen and ink pot. Sheesh!
 

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Well, the rain came and I'm not prepared to have 6 redfoots in the house just yet. We've got a room set aside for them but right now it just has kiddie pools in it and radiant heaters. Turns out a large male redfoot can plop out of a kiddie pool and go on a rampage. Coincidentally I learned that Red's eggs from May were not fertile as he knocked them over and left yolk all over the bedroom floor. At least I know now!
 

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I'm not prepared yet either. We're supposed get night temps down into the 50s starting Wednesday. That means in at night and out again in the morning. I hate that. Guess it's time to start getting ready those winter time enclosures. Dang. So much to do, so little energy.
 

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I'm not prepared yet either. We're supposed get night temps down into the 50s starting Wednesday. That means in at night and out again in the morning. I hate that. Guess it's time to start getting ready those winter time enclosures. Dang. So much to do, so little energy.

We aren't even going to make 60 degrees today in Oregon. I'm out of money so it's time to cobble something together for the cold season and next year they will get their greenhouse/nightbox set up.
 

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I got a jump start on all my winter adjustments . Wasn't expecting to care for six more red foots. But hey it is what it is. I got them setup in a incubator. With some fresh hibiscus cuttings.
 

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I got a jump start on all my winter adjustments . Wasn't expecting to care for six more red foots. But hey it is what it is. I got them setup in a incubator. With some fresh hibiscus cuttings.

. . . and they're just so darned cute!
 

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Yes they are . I went back in the shed and found two more . So I'm up to eight . On top of the world right now . The best part if they all make it past the next step of life I have them all gone . I'm giving them to family and friends around my area . Only if they listen and set them up the right way . You know I have to do a housing check .
 

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Kevin are you wanting one ? Because when they're ready I'll drive one out to you .
 

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I've made a thread about this, but am repeating it here to be sure it reaches the person who sent me a picture:

This morning when I looked at my email on my Kindle, there was a contest entry. I can't do anything from my Kindle, so I went to the computer to take care of the entry. It's not there. Evidently when the Thunderbird program sent it to my Kindle it removed it from the queue.

PICTURE ENTRIES ARE TO BE EMAILED TO:

[email protected]

DO NOT email your pictures to my personal email address.

So, whoever emailed their entry to me at my personal email address, you need to re-submit the entry. It is lost and has not been entered into the contest
 
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