we have been burning coal for along time and I hate to say this but if you sre down on coal burning turn off your electricity. cause most of our power comes from coalI think it has something to do with us burning all that coal!!!
MURRAY, Ky. - State wildlife officials say "several hundred" dead birds were found near the Murray State University campus last week.
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#89277 May 10, 2013
#89278 May 10, 2013
Hello fellow bird threaders. Lot to catch up with.
betty, I only work 5 hours a day, got early schedule so I can have most of the day to do whatever. You know it sucks if you have been there, but it is easy money, something to do. It is always better when you know you don't need it to pay your bills and you have benefits earned from retirement. I know allot of people there, so it is fun too. I have been going to watch my son's games in the evenings, lots of fun as well.
Whoever had the spam recipes, please post some, maybe I could be swayed to try it. I put spam up there with potted meat, mackeral, and vienna sausages. YUK, haha If it was a slam at my posts, get use to it, I post it anyway. lol
AW, lala, misty eyed, "Nope", and belie, enjoyed your posts.
Hempburn, stop in more often. We miss you. How is bisquit doing? Hope your are enjoying the BBQ and Harley riding weather. I have.
Blueminer, happy to see you back and glad you enjoyed my posts. Hope your Dad, family and job is going well.
Did anyone catch all the chemspraying they were doing yesterday? I left the house around 8, they were spraying, headed home after work and grocery shopping around 2:30 they were still spraying. Wonder what's up with that besides all the rain today. The sun is shining bright now though.
I hope all of you have a wonderful evening.
Let's see if I am in Kentucky yet. haha
#89279 May 10, 2013
Guess they think I am still in Tennessee. haha
This is a trip:
Watch these bald eagles throw a party in an Alaskan parking lot
Nothing weird about cops breaking up a rowdy party — except when it's a convocation of bald eagles doing the partying. This video shows what happened after a pickup truck driver left some garbage bags full of fish in the bed of his vehicle while it was parked in a supermarket lot in the Alaskan city of Unalaska. Figuring someone had left them some party snacks, around 40 eagles swooped in. Police officer Bill Simms scared some of the eagles away with his siren, then joined the gathering to chase the rest away. The truck's owner wasn't cited because the eagles' fish feeding frenzy didn't make a mess — making them cleaner than the guests at every party you ever threw.
Guess they swooped in for a free meal. lol
#89280 May 10, 2013
17 funny animals that have absolutely no idea what's going on
The world is a confusing place for animals. How is an unwitting dog supposed to know that the suspiciously still face he's gazing at is just a woman on a magazine? And how could a cat possibly know that the frightening vortex that sometimes reveals ghostly kitties from another world is actually just a mirror? Click through this gallery of funny pet GIFs to see the best example of pets totally freaking out for no good reason.
#89281 May 10, 2013
All I can say on this one is WOW. Bless her heart, she's got it going on. This is amazing.
This 86 year-old woman has strength and skills SO amazing, you really won't believe your eyes when you see what she can do!
You HAVE to watch her incredible gymnastics routine!
#89282 May 10, 2013
Any of you watched the movie "The Bay"? LMBO!!
#89283 May 10, 2013
Another interesting find on FB. AW probably knows most of these great tricks.
What IS The Main Ingredient of WD-40?
Before you read to the end, does anybody know what the main ingredient of WD-40?
WD-40 ~ Who knew!
I had a neighbor who bought a new pickup.
I got up very early one Sunday morning and saw that someone had spray painted red all around the sides of this beige truck (for some unknown reason).
I went over, woke him up, and told him the bad news.
He was very upset and was trying to figure out what to do....
probably nothing until Monday morning, since nothing was open.
Another neighbor came out and told him to get his WD-40 and clean it off.
It removed the unwanted paint beautifully and did not harm his paint job that was on the truck. I was impressed!
WD-40 who knew?
"Water Displacement #40".
The product began from a search for a rust preventative solvent and degreaser to protect missile parts.
WD-40 was created in 1953, by three technicians at the San Diego Rocket Chemical Company.
Its name comes from the project that was to find a 'Water Displacement' Compound.
They were finally successful for a formulation, with their fortieth attempt, thus WD-40.
The 'Convair Company' bought it in bulk to protect their atlas missile parts.
Ken East (one of the original founders) says there is nothing in WD-40 that would hurt you.
When you read the 'shower door' part, try it.
It's the first thing that has ever cleaned that spotty shower door.
If yours is plastic, it works just as well as on glass.
It's a miracle!
Then try it on your stovetop.
It's now shinier than it's ever been.
You'll be amazed.
1. Protects silver from tarnishing.
2. Removes road tar and grime from cars.
3. Cleans and lubricates guitar strings.
4. Gives floor that 'just-waxed' sheen without making them slippery.
5. Keeps the flies off of Cows, Horses, and other Farm Critters, as well.(Ya gotta love this one!!!)
6. Restores and cleans chalkboards.
7. Removes lipstick stains.
8. Loosens stubborn zippers.
9. Untangles jewelry chains.
10. Removes stains from stainless steel sinks.
11. Removes dirt and grime from the barbecue grill.
12. Keeps ceramic / terracotta garden pots from oxidizing.
13. Removes tomato stains from clothing.
14. Keeps glass shower doors free of water spots.
15. Camouflages scratches in ceramic and marble floors.
16. Keeps scissors working smoothly.
17. Lubricates noisy door hinges on both home and vehicles doors.
18. It removes that nasty tar and scuff marks from the kitchen flooring.
It doesn't seem to harm the finish and you won't have to scrub nearly as hard to get them off.
Just remember to open some windows if you have a lot of marks.
19. Remove those nasty Bug guts that will eat away the finish on your car if not removed quickly!
20. Gives a children's playground gym slide a shine for a super fast slide.
21. Lubricates gearshift and mower deck lever for ease of handling on riding mowers...
22. Rids kids rocking chair and swings of squeaky noises.
23. Lubricates tracks in sticking home windows and makes them easier to open.
24. Spraying an umbrella stem makes it easier to open and close.
25. Restores and cleans padded leather dashboards in vehicles, as well as vinyl bumpers.
26. Restores and cleans roof racks on vehicles.
27. Lubricates and stops squeaks in electric fans.
28. Lubricates wheel sprockets on tricycles, wagons, and bicycles for easy handling.
29. Lubricates fan belts on washers and dryers and keeps them running smoothly.
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30. Keeps rust from forming on saws and saw blades, and other tools.
31. Removes grease splatters from stovetops.
32. Keeps bathroom mirror from fogging.
33. Lubricates prosthetic limbs.
34. Keeps pigeons off the balcony (they hate the smell).
35. Removes all traces of duct tape.
36. Folks even spray it on their arms, hands, and knees to relieve arthritis pain.
37. Florida's favorite use is:'cleans and removes love bugs from grills and bumpers.'
38. The favorite use in the state of New York, it protects the Statue of Liberty from the elements.
39. WD-40 attracts fish. Spray a little on live bait or lures and you will be catching the big one in no time. Also, it's a lot cheaper than the chemical attractants that are made for just that purpose.
Keep in mind though, using some chemical laced baits or lures for fishing are not allowed in some states.
40. Use it for fire ant bites. It takes the sting away immediately and stops the itch.
41. It is great for removing crayon from walls. Spray it on the marks and wipe with a clean rag.
42. Also, if you've discovered that your teenage daughter has washed and dried a tube of lipstick with a load of laundry, saturate the lipstick spots with WD-40 and rewash. Presto! The lipstick is gone!
43. If you spray it inside a wet distributor cap, it will displace the moisture, allowing the engine to start.
As for that Basic, Main Ingredient.......
Well.... it's FISH OIL....
Great tips, even for the hater slamming my posts. haha
Since: Mar 11
#89285 May 10, 2013
Glad to see you back. How's the job going. Thought you were retiring from your after retirement job. LOL Always busy, heh?
Since: Mar 11
#89286 May 10, 2013
@ Abeliever: Stunning info. about WD-40. It's base is really fish oil?? Interesting.
Since: Mar 11
#89287 May 10, 2013
You are absolutely right, but most people don't think of this.
#89288 May 10, 2013
Kroger- parking spot two down from handicaps. nice older lady waiting with a box of napkins for my specs and a dry cart. store was busy and they were swapping some things around but i found everything and was in and out in an hour. 113 items....53.94 not too shabby!
Walmart..... parking lot was crowded. nearest spot was on the side about twenty back. my mom called so i had a nice excuse to stay in the car. dropped hubby off at the door with a list and made about fifteen loops. only two items i needed were in stock. 33.96???? geez....
and they wonder why their sales are down. hmmm.... could it be empty shelves and two trucks worth of stuff in the back or maybe its the droves of people and twenty closed registers and only eight open ones and lines six carts back even in the express and u-scans. or the cashiers that still ask you to point out every sale in the ad your matching from even though their commercial maintains that you no longer need the ad to match it. and these days even some of the nice elderly greeters are bitter....don't blame them. the way they work some of their employees is deplorable. i would be bitter too....especially knowing their is a nice cushy Kroger union job across the street where even the stock boys start at 9 an hour.
sorry...off the soap box now.
@ogala- i agree with you about the slowing down in the thread..... i still read up every few days during my lengthier absences.... just nothing to add other than a hello.... i think a lot of people do the same. i would love to get on here soon and see some hellos from lsd923- little Leona is probably almost two now. would love to hear about what she is getting into.lol some people call it the terrible twos... but since i don't have my own children (except the meows and wigglers who seem to be stuck in that stage permanently) i love every thing about that age. some of the funniest and best moments in my life have been spent with my nephew and my friends toddlers. i would also love to see jpf/ojg drop in- itching to have a little talk about Korea and Syria. wouldn't mind one bit to see the specialist drop a big pile of horse dung on here either. or prepper and peace.
@ab- i only lasted about a month. i got forty hours training and then 10 hours a week after that. i liked the people who worked there but i will that my furry customers over the ones you get there any day. but like you said...something to do. when i worked at pizza hut last year they kept me in the back...lol my first day a guy with a complex and huge chip came in and tracked mud all over the place and cussed his server and i told him to take his mess with him. after that my sister had me strictly baking pizzas. i worked many years as a sales SSOMM at a wireless company and somewhere along the line i think i got burnt out on people. in the beginning it was nice...all the commission but by the time i left that job one could walk in and read my face and tell i was ready to go.
well off that soap box too i guess.
have a good evening everyone.
#89289 May 10, 2013
lol....if that ends up being a double post sorry, typed out a couple hours ago and forgot to hit the button at the end and i came back later and there it was, tried to send and it kicked me back to the beginning page.
#89290 May 10, 2013
check this out
patented new super hydrophobic coating using nanotechnology
#89291 May 10, 2013
The essential fatty acids like fish oil does a body good too. The deficiency of the EFAs is often the unrecognized and undiagnosed underlying cause of a host of our health problems.
#89292 May 10, 2013
The Essential Fatty Acids like fish oil does a body good too. Deficiency of the EFAs is often an unrecognized and undiagnosed underlying cause of a host of our health problems affecting every system in our body.
So eat fat, it's good for you, even the fat in spam...really.
#89293 May 11, 2013
That last post reminds me of us kids having to take Cod Liver Oil (YUK) or Castor Oil (more YUK). I give my dog a can of sardines or tuna once a week as a Sunday treat. He does not YUK nor does he say GRACE over his blessings.
“Is who I am”
Since: Aug 08
#89294 May 11, 2013
Chilly, rainy morning here. Trying to get ready for work this morning. I put out some more seed, so the birds will be happy. You all have a great day.
Since: Mar 11
#89297 May 11, 2013
Anytime that you want to have a discussion about Syria, North Korea, Bengazzi (spelling is not my forte), coverups, false flags, I am up for a good discussion. I follow the world news very closely because what happens in the world WILL ultimately affect us,our children, and our grand children.When others are speaking about different topics, I usually join their conversations, whatever it may be. I don't want to be impolite and interject something out of left field, But if someone introduces a related comment, or if there is something in the news that will affect our well-being, I'm up for a good conversation. Discussions of this type will also help to keep the bird thread alive and dynamic.
#89298 May 11, 2013
Spam is really pork pâté....lol...
and here we go.....
Yield: 1 loaf of Spam
2 1/2 pounds cubed pork shoulder, refrigerated or frozen (Choose a piece that’s pretty fatty – fat is a good thing in Spam making.)
3 ounces ham
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon + 1/2 teaspoon Morton’s Tender Quick(salt used for curing meat that also gives the homemade Spam its pink color).
1) Preheat oven to 300 F.
2) Grind the pork shoulder in a meat grinder (I used a tabletop meat grinder, but the KitchenAid meat grinder attachment would probably have been easier). Set aside.
3) Finely mince the ham with the garlic in a food processor.
4) Dump the pork shoulder, ham/garlic, and Tender Quick into a large bowl and mix by hand until fully combined.
5) Pack the meat mixture into a bread pan and cover with foil.
6) Place the bread pan into a large baking dish filled 3/4 full with water.
7) Place the baking dish in the oven and bake for three hours (the internal temperature of the Spam should reach 155 F).
8) Remove from the oven, uncover the bread pan and try not to be too grossed out by all of the fat that has emerged from the meat. Dump all of the fat into a jar or can to dispose of or use later.
9) Cover the bread pan loosely with foil and place a heavy weight on top of the foil. ex. Bricks and put them in another bread pan and put that bread pan on the Spam.
10) Place the weighed down Spam into the refrigerator and keep it there overnight.
11) In the morning, your Spam will be ready to use however you choose to use it. Note: The homemade Spam is not canned, so it will not last forever. Keep it as long as you would keep ham.
6 large eggs
1/2 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon basil
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon salt (you really do not need the salt unless using homemade spam which is not as salty).
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
6 ounces Spam, diced into small cubes
6 ounces Velveeta cheese, diced into small cubes
1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2) Spray deep dish pie plate with cooking spray,set aside.
3) Mix together first eight ingredients, in a large mixing bowl.
4) Pour egg mixture into prepared pie plate.
5) Add Spam and Velveeta evenly into eggs.
6) Bake for 40 minutes until middle puffs up and center is firm.
7) Check for doneness by inserting knife near the middle of the quiche.
8) Let sit for 10 minutes.
CHICKEN FRIED SPAM
1 (16 ounce) can Spam, sliced about 1/2 inch thick
2 cups self rising flour, seasoned with
salt & pepper
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1/8 cup hot sauce
1/8 cup milk
1/4 cup oil
1) Mix eggs,milk and hot sauce in a bowl.Hot sauce does not maintain it's heat so use how much you want.
2) Put flour salt and pepper in another bowl.
3) Heat oil in a pan to about 300 deg.
4) Dip Spam in egg then flour and fry till golden brown. Serve with Chicken gravy and Mashed Potatoes.
spam and eggs...spam omelet..grilled spam and cheese sandwich..sliced spam topped with slices of canned peaches and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar and bake...or use pineapple slices and sprinkle of brown sugar and bake....use spam as substitute for ham..(I prefer to fry my spam a little bit then use)
Spam n Greens, Spam N Beans, would you eat it in a tree ? would you eat it with a bee ?..I am digressing time to go outside.....lack of sunlight does this....lol....all spammed out.. ;)
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