MURRAY, Ky. - State wildlife officials say "several hundred" dead birds were found near the Murray State University campus last week.
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#84875 Feb 1, 2013
looks like i missed everybody....
had fun reading up about everybodys furry family members.
i see some really great pet owners at work but i also see first hand how awful people can be to animals. we get a lot of dogs and cats with their collars embedded in their necks and some on the brink of starvation and even this time of year, anemic from horrible flea infestations. breaks my heart that anyone could put gods creations thru the things they do. i got to go on a call to animal control with my boss not to long ago to help hold down a miniature poodle who bore a striking resemblance to my Joe. they found her half starved and covered in thick mats with twigs and briers all stuck in the mats. when we did finally get her all cleaned up we realized that she had a really bad abcess on her shoulder. once we got it open and were cleaning it up we realized she had been shot with a pellet gun, obviously up close because it had managed to penetrate her skin like that. i couldn't help it i was beside myself balling like a baby. so sad. all the while she was so sweet to us and thankful be getting some love and attention and just happy to have some food and be out of the cold.
the ones who come in with truly pampered pets are borderline insufferable to talk to sometimes, asking a thousand and one questions but they give me hope in humanity also. Ghandi said you can judge the character of a nation by how they treat animals.
“It is what it is, folks!!”
Since: Feb 10
#84876 Feb 2, 2013
Oh me.. I tried to go to sleep, it's not happening yet. My back is giving me fits. I'm having those horrible "electric" shooting pains and there isn't a pill on Earth that will touch it.. Well, I assume there probably ARE medications out there that might touch it, but I personally don't want to touch THEM. I'll go until I can't.. These feel like some masochistic demon is putting a taser to my lower back and taking their sweet time letting go of the power trigger....
Anyway, I've been scouring the web for that web site to view the asteroid from and still can't find it. BUT: As I always seem to do, I get sidetracked onto other interesting tidbits of news.
I read up on that "Planet X", aka "Nibiru" and the quote, un-quote, pole shifts that we hear so much about. Interesting reading, if you can find a web page that is credible.
(Which is rather difficult)...
THEN you eventually get lead to the NASA web sites.
(But who do we REALLY think we can believe)??
I have trust issues with Uncle Sam and his faithful mass media minions. Yet how are we to trust these web publications that thrive on sensationalism either?
Anyway, my conclusion? This bug-out bag and survival stash I've put together is still a good idea as far as I'm concerned....
“It is what it is, folks!!”
Since: Feb 10
#84877 Feb 2, 2013
Apparently, someone has compiled a list of the rich and powerful, who by the way are some well known leaders in world affairs and computer technology, who're heading for the hills. They said to have been building underground bunkers which are well stocked highly secret, secluded, etc.
It WAS kind of ironic to read just who all has been leaving very lucrative business careers with no plans of employment or strategies of any kind. Just up and quitting their jobs, fading into the abyss with no explanations..
Odder still is the fact that these elite from our own country are moving away from the coastlines and the mid-western regions. They're leaving well known areas with fault lines, potentially flood prone areas such as seashores and coastlines, etc.
Some of them, no even one knows where they've gone..
Pretty strange, huh? Then again, what are we supposed to believe.
Hey, if it's on the internet it HAS to be the truth. They can't lie on the internet, right? ROFLMBO!
(Halfheartedly, I'm ROFLMBO)......
#84878 Feb 2, 2013
Even Adolph Hitler took care of his dog. He tried to enforce laws to protect animals. Although I did disagree with his behavior in the end:( Blonde was beautiful German shepherd.
#84879 Feb 2, 2013
Yes, you know I heard one time that the truth lies somewhere between fact and fiction. You'll hear a report saying something was discovered one day then find oh there are inaccuracies. For instance, I read several articles on aloe Vera gel. Seems like a doctor in 1997 said it was healthy to consume. It was safe in lab rats. Great for everything;) Here recently, that notion has been reversed. No,no,no use it on the skin only. So, what do health nuts like myself do? I think, I'll research history because I South Americans and Native Americans always used what nature provided not some synthetically created pill that causes liver failure and stomach bleeding. They were more sensible.
#84881 Feb 2, 2013
I surely hope that is the case. I would hate for Kentucky to "catch up" with some of the weirdness that occurs elsewhere. I take pride in being a 'hick" LOL
#84883 Feb 2, 2013
There is already too much politics involved in deciding what is legal or illegal for the masses. If I want to grow a little hemp and roll and smoke a doobie, I don't think I should need to ask Big Brother Nancy if it is okay or not. The only reason moonshining was ever illegal is because the Government wanted the money.
Conversely, If I want to abstain it should be my choice and not because some preacher, politician, or group said I should.
You CAN teach an old dog a new trick. I was watching the History of Whiskey last night with my friend after we enjoyed our meal, and I learned where "bootlegging" terminology came from.
During Prohibition, bottles were made concave on one side and women stapped the round side to their legs to carry under their long flowing dresses. Thus "boot legging". LOL So women started it. hehehe Moonshining term came from the whiskey being made at night under the light of the moon. I guess I knew that but just never had given it much thought.
#84884 Feb 2, 2013
agree fully :) and i would like to jump on the "states rights to govern their own" bandwagon also but since we reside in Kentucky that seems to be a thin tight rope to walk on.....
for instance i knew a young man i went to high school with that was busted with a joint and three seeds... he was charged with the standard at the time (almost ten years ago now) felony charge, he served only the initial night in jail and then two yrs probation and a fine 500 dollars.
when Kentucky followed the governments recommendation to decriminalize they knocked similar offenses down to a misdemeanor but are now giving the maximum penalties.
my cousin got busted last year with only a roach and was charged with a misdemeanor and got ten days in jail, two years probation, a 500 dollar fine, and had to donate 50 to the dare program without so much as a speeding ticket as a previous offense.
crookedwealth of Kentucky.......
#84885 Feb 2, 2013
hope everyone has a good morning....
im off to store for now to hunt down some fels-naptha soap
#84887 Feb 2, 2013
** Spell police,,Case, not cast in above. My fingers out run my brain sometimes,, like right now, I'm six word words behind,, must be one of the Itus boy like Arthur.
#84888 Feb 2, 2013
How 'bout the birds!
#84889 Feb 2, 2013
Welcome Arthur. My nose picking finger is so crooked that when I go to pick the right nostril, I hit the left. I figure if I live another year that I will be poking myself in the eye. lol
#84890 Feb 2, 2013
Good morning birdthreaders. How is everyone? Got the white stuff everywhere and still coming down. Frigid cold too. I see Ancient Wolf is still in Berea. haha
Betty it amazes me how people treat their animals.
Hempburn, sounds like you are definitely ready for the Super Bowl. My nephew bought wings everytime him and his wife went to the store starting in November. His freezor is full of them. They will more than enough. He said a couple years ago he was going to start doing that because they went so much the closer you got to Super Bowl Sunday. He has three freezers he keeps stocked. Of course one is filled with our family garden veggies we all enjoy. If we have time to bug out to his ponderosa is the SHTF that is where we are all going to meet. lol
Hope everyone stays warm and don't have to go anywhere like me. So glad I went out yesterday and got everything I needed to have a nice weekend indoors watching the white stuff fall. lol
#84891 Feb 2, 2013
They are trying to survive CATS now, their biggest killer. Make sure you feed the ones in your area during frozen snow days until they all come back in the SPRING. How 'bout that. lol
#84892 Feb 2, 2013
Raven from Florida...I remember you now. How can it possibly be lonely where you are?
#84893 Feb 2, 2013
Good morning to one and all! I hope everyone is finding an excuse to enjoy this beautiful winter weather, aside from 'Arthur' and other such residuals of our 'maturing process, of course. My philosophy is that if I can't change it, I may as well make the most of it!
I am so thankful just to wake up each morning that anything after that is just 'icing on the cake' of my day; and so I always look for my first laugh of the day to appear. Today it came in the form of a newspaper article via email, so I thought I would share it. I am convinced that laughter truly is the best medicine!
Avoid “Bad Taste” Fashion Combinations
By: Bill Hendrick
Many of us over 50, way over 50, or on the way to 50 are quite confused about how we should present ourselves.
We're unsure about the kind of image we are projecting and whether or not we are correct as we try to conform to current fashions.
Despite what you may have seen on the streets, the following combinations DO NOT go together and should be avoided:
A nose ring and bifocals
Spiked hair and bald spots
A pierced tongue and dentures
Miniskirts and support hose
Ankle bracelets and corn pads
Speedos and cellulite
A belly button ring and a gall bladder scar
Unbuttoned disco shirts and a heart monitor
Midriff shirts and a midriff bulge
Pierced nipples that hang below the waist
Bikinis and liver spots
Short shorts and varicose veins
And the ultimate “bad taste” in fashion for the “older folks”...
Thongs and Depends
Please keep these basic guidelines foremost in your mind when you shop.
I hope everyone has a happy, fashion-faux-pas-free, day! LOL
...and try real hard to erase the image of the thongs and depends from of your mind!
“Is who I am”
Since: Aug 08
#84894 Feb 2, 2013
Snowing pretty hard here today. The local weather say nothing will come of it but the grass and road is already covered.
#84895 Feb 2, 2013
wow, must have another cup of java and wake up. I sure butchered that post. I guess I will do like Hempburn and satisfy the web English police. haha
His "freezEr is full of them" "theRE will be more than enough"
"because they went UP so much the closer it got to Super Bowl Sunday". "bug out to his ponderosa iF the SHTF,.."
Oh heck, you get the idea, if you can't figure out what I meant it is nothing but a thang. Insert comma's where needed. lol
I am off to grab coffee and check the white stuff, bird feeder and fat stray cat's food and water dish. Maybe the cold blast will clear my head. hahaha
Good morning Belie, Logic and Misty Eyed/Raven?, anyone else joining in, hope you are having a good morning. Happy Weekend!
#84896 Feb 2, 2013
I can always rely on you to keep up
#84897 Feb 2, 2013
The best medicine is natural wholesome foods. There is a growing trend towards nutritionals and herbal supplements and away from pharmaceuticals and processed foods.
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