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Re: Spring Coming?
« Reply #60 on: March 18, 2017, 09:19:02 PM »
Although some people don't believe it, snakes are good neighbors. Thank you, Lynn, for not wacking it with a shovel.

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« Reply #61 on: March 19, 2017, 12:46:34 AM »
I like snakes.
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« Reply #62 on: March 19, 2017, 02:43:38 AM »
If they don't bother me then I don't bother them...

 

 
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Re: Spring Coming?
« Reply #63 on: March 19, 2017, 03:59:32 AM »
I see them all the time in the woods, especially on rocky ground with some water around. They catch frogs and dryer places, mice.

Pre-commercial thinning pays off. :)

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Re: Spring Coming?
« Reply #64 on: March 19, 2017, 11:02:48 AM »
   Looked out the window this morning and we have eastern bluebirds flying from the fence to the porch rail to the yard and various trees. First I have seen in many years and as far as I can remember the first I have seen in WV. One robin was chasing one away. Also several woodpeckers (Downy & Red-bellied) and an excessive number (meaning more than 1) blue jays.
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« Reply #65 on: March 19, 2017, 11:17:22 AM »
Looked out the window this morning and I can see the road again after the additional snowfall yesterday.  If this keeps up we'll have 4 foot of snow down.  :-\
Thanks for sharing your pics of spring and better times.  It gives me hope.  :laugh:
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« Reply #66 on: March 19, 2017, 03:03:00 PM »
ox why would you thank them  >:(  I was always told not to tease anyone  now ill have to look for my tissues and crayons and go pout in the corner  :D :D :D 8)  I have +60 on the corner of my porch  8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8)

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« Reply #67 on: March 19, 2017, 03:57:13 PM »
I hope that the logs are under a shade tree tomorrow because the forecast says 82° and sun.   smiley_sun
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Re: Spring Coming?
« Reply #68 on: March 19, 2017, 04:54:26 PM »
It's going to take us a day longer to reach 80, only 70 tomorrow, but we'll be at 80 on Tuesday..
Birds are building nest and I've seen a few snakes slithering around... I could probably mow the grass, but I would rather wait as long as possible

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« Reply #69 on: March 20, 2017, 11:15:59 AM »
Why oh why couldn't I have been born south of the Mason Dixon?  It's where I belong.
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« Reply #70 on: March 20, 2017, 05:51:39 PM »
dang I tried to not like MM post but it went back to the start  :D :D

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« Reply #71 on: March 20, 2017, 08:36:05 PM »
Hit 80 here today. The wife and I fired up the mowers and whittled down the weeds in the yard. The daffodils are on the second blooming spree, that cold weather that hit during the Chilly Chili set em back. And I noticed that the leaves on the dogwood are about 1/2" long. The apple tree has buds a showing. and the hackberry in the pasture has turned green.  ;D
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« Reply #72 on: March 21, 2017, 10:39:25 AM »
Spring is on it's way . Has been above zero for 2 weeks . That's F to you guy's in C land .
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« Reply #73 on: March 21, 2017, 11:00:23 AM »
It was 86° F at my sawing job yesterday.
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« Reply #74 on: March 21, 2017, 11:10:51 AM »
Not quite yet, the dogwoods are blooming, pear trees and blueberries in full bloom, pine trees are shedding tons of yellow pollen, oaks are budding out, but the pecan trees are still asleep.
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« Reply #75 on: March 21, 2017, 11:28:45 AM »
I still have 20" of snow. Looks like more coming tomorrow.
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« Reply #76 on: March 21, 2017, 05:07:56 PM »
If anyone needs 20-30 degrees of warmth, I'll send it to them. The truck thermometer has been bouncing between 85-88 this afternoon.  I'm all for spring, but we're easing towards summer a little quick

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« Reply #77 on: March 21, 2017, 07:19:45 PM »
 We had a flock of Robin's come thru  last Friday. That's our first sign of spring 😎.
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« Reply #78 on: March 21, 2017, 07:42:20 PM »
Wind been blowing awfully hard this afternoon susposed to snow tomorrow. Tumble weeds hurrying past, I wonder where they grew. The ones that grew here have been gone for months.
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« Reply #79 on: March 21, 2017, 09:28:58 PM »
Speaking of Tumble Weeds,  since there are none in Mississippi, I once hatched upon the idea of capturing one and bringing it home for decoration.  Just think how neat that would be??   So we were cruising along, probably somewhere in Wyoming, and happened upon a nice herd of them corralled up and they would be easy pickings.  Matter of fact, I would have the "pick of the litter", so I parked the truck and made my stalk.  I reached and grabbed my target  :o or did it grab me ??   :-\

That very moment in time is when I learned both why they don't grow in Mississippi, and why I did not want or need a souvenir.  Mother Nature has many ways of teaching you lessons.   :P
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