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  • mermaidwannabe's Avatar
    Today, 12:03 AM
    mermaidwannabe replied to a thread Weather in Chatterbox
    The flowering plum was (I believe the nursery guy said) a couple of years old when we got it, still in its pot. I fertilized it with Lily Miller...
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    Yesterday, 06:53 PM
    mermaidwannabe replied to a thread Weather in Chatterbox
    Well, folks, I was out in my garden today, clipping off last year's dead stems and foliage and giving the new growth plenty of room to progress. ...
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  • mermaidwannabe's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:44 PM
    mermaidwannabe replied to a thread Weather in Chatterbox
    No tornado -- just hurricane force winds. Category 1 begins with winds of 70mph. Still pretty destructive.
    326 replies | 3021 view(s)
  • mermaidwannabe's Avatar
    04-17-2018, 11:37 PM
    Actually, Comet is the name of a scouring cleanser. Add an extra m and an n, and it becomes a remark, a reply, or a statement of opinion -- as in...
    41 replies | 398 view(s)
  • madagascariensis's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 05:40 PM
    I haven't been closely following this thread but here are some thoughts. I assume that you've made sure that each and every fish has been eating the...
    1391 replies | 31193 view(s)
  • mermaidwannabe's Avatar
    04-15-2018, 05:27 PM
    The Roseline Barbs and Salvine Cichlid are your most colorful of them all, aside from the Clown Loaches. The gold Severem, I suspect, is actually a...
    8 replies | 97 view(s)
  • mermaidwannabe's Avatar
    04-15-2018, 04:07 PM
    mermaidwannabe replied to a thread Weather in Chatterbox
    Compared to when we first moved up here, our weather in recent years has generally remained calmer. We've had windy days and power outages when trees...
    326 replies | 3021 view(s)
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    04-15-2018, 03:43 PM
    mermaidwannabe replied to a thread Weather in Chatterbox
    Very fortunate those grill covers didn't come flying through a window! It sounds like it was quite possible they could have.
    326 replies | 3021 view(s)
  • mermaidwannabe's Avatar
    04-15-2018, 02:54 PM
    mermaidwannabe replied to a thread Weather in Chatterbox
    Seventy mph gusts are category 1 hurricane force. You folks are having a wild ride over there!
    326 replies | 3021 view(s)
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    04-15-2018, 02:52 PM
    mermaidwannabe replied to a thread Weather in Chatterbox
    Did they ever determine the strength of the tornado, on the EF scale? If it turned a bus on its side and uprooted trees, and tore off a roof, it had...
    326 replies | 3021 view(s)
  • mermaidwannabe's Avatar
    04-15-2018, 02:11 PM
    mermaidwannabe replied to a thread Weather in Chatterbox
    So much for "global warming"! Oh, that's right. They don't call it that, anymore. It's now "climate change". Looks like "they" might be right ...
    326 replies | 3021 view(s)
  • madagascariensis's Avatar
    04-15-2018, 04:21 AM
    madagascariensis replied to a thread I'm alive! in Chatterbox
    welcome back. I too have recently returned after a long hiatus.
    7 replies | 81 view(s)
  • mermaidwannabe's Avatar
    04-14-2018, 07:46 PM
    mermaidwannabe replied to a thread Weather in Chatterbox
    They get tornadoes in the north, too -- maybe not as many or as often as in the middle of Tornado Alley, but they do happen. In 1972, an EF3 hit...
    326 replies | 3021 view(s)
  • mermaidwannabe's Avatar
    04-14-2018, 04:50 PM
    mermaidwannabe replied to a thread I'm alive! in Chatterbox
    I've been wondering where you had gone. Hope all is well at your end. Let's see you here more often. Welcome back!
    7 replies | 81 view(s)
  • mermaidwannabe's Avatar
    04-14-2018, 12:06 AM
    Another interesting fact about that woodpecker: There are two different species with almost those identical markings. There's the Hairy, and the...
    20 replies | 187 view(s)
  • mermaidwannabe's Avatar
    04-13-2018, 09:21 PM
    That Hairy Woodpecker is a male -- the red dot on the back of his head. Females don't have it. We have the Dark-Eyed Juncos and Black-Capped...
    20 replies | 187 view(s)
  • mermaidwannabe's Avatar
    04-13-2018, 08:48 PM
    Rare, indeed! My birding guides show Painted Buntings are mainly in the southeast, around Louisiana and that area. You're in New England. Bet it's a...
    20 replies | 187 view(s)
  • mermaidwannabe's Avatar
    04-13-2018, 07:56 PM
    Arthritic kitty has been eating his medicated Cosequin chews, and is now running around on all fours, again. UNTIL he sees me watching him. Then he...
    0 replies | 52 view(s)
  • mermaidwannabe's Avatar
    04-13-2018, 07:52 PM
    Yep! That's how we tell. For the sake of fun trivia: What is the most colorful bird you've seen in your yard? (This isn't a contest, just fun. No...
    20 replies | 187 view(s)
  • madagascariensis's Avatar
    04-13-2018, 07:49 PM
    Bioload-wise that should be okay, though I'm not sure how well the shrimp will play with the loaches or the tetras. Instead of 2 aquaclear 110s,...
    31 replies | 304 view(s)
  • mermaidwannabe's Avatar
    04-13-2018, 06:13 PM
    Here's a birding quiz: Who knows how to tell cranes from herons in flight, when you really can't see their markings clearly?
    20 replies | 187 view(s)
  • mermaidwannabe's Avatar
    04-13-2018, 04:46 PM
    Hearty perennials are beginning to come back -- new green growth at their bases. My new plantings are due to be shipped May 21st. Usually, all danger...
    20 replies | 187 view(s)
  • mermaidwannabe's Avatar
    04-13-2018, 03:45 PM
    Saw my first Violet-Green Swallow this season. We keep running warm and cold around here, too. It snowed lightly yesterday, and was in the 50s the...
    20 replies | 187 view(s)
  • madagascariensis's Avatar
    04-13-2018, 05:53 AM
    I'm even less certain about the second one, though the bark is similar to cherries. Any photos of the tree during the summer?
    5 replies | 94 view(s)
  • madagascariensis's Avatar
    04-13-2018, 05:43 AM
    From the pics, I'm not able to give a confident ID. However, the budding leaves, bark and twigs make me think box elder (Acer negundo). Is the last...
    5 replies | 94 view(s)
  • mermaidwannabe's Avatar
    04-12-2018, 12:53 AM
    This is why I've learned to take five star reviews with a grain of salt. It's not uncommon for some of these businesses to use shills -- either...
    19 replies | 208 view(s)
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    04-11-2018, 09:47 PM
    At the very least, one would think they'd have to have a business license, and maybe other licenses, as well. If the licensing agency or agencies...
    19 replies | 208 view(s)
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    04-11-2018, 02:34 PM
    There's no excuse for that! And I agree -- neglect is a form of abuse, even if the law doesn't recognize it as such. That dog looks like he was...
    19 replies | 208 view(s)
  • mermaidwannabe's Avatar
    04-10-2018, 06:12 PM
    The robins are back, around here. And now I'm hearing the familiar call of Western Bluebirds. I saw one casing out a nestbox a couple days ago....
    20 replies | 187 view(s)
  • mermaidwannabe's Avatar
    04-08-2018, 04:45 PM
    Some questions about why your nitrite level is even slightly reading, which it shouldn't: Could your tank be going through a mini-cycle for some...
    26 replies | 288 view(s)
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