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    Today, 04:14 PM
    I worked at a state agency years ago when about 35 of us were asked to go to the break room. The Executive Director came in and the doors were...
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    08-15-2017, 02:29 PM
    Good point Fran! We're happy to share . . . one or two people at a time, since it is small. :)
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    08-14-2017, 04:04 PM
    Fayes' Season from Heck, tomato canning season with its 40-some consecutive days of work, starts next week. I took a couple days off and Faye is...
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    08-10-2017, 07:34 PM
    Mr Kleb replied to a thread "See You In September" in The OT
    My workplace has a shallow pond, about 2 acres, where excess storm water runoff from the whole site might be stored. While it is used for water...
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    08-10-2017, 07:27 PM
    Mr Kleb replied to a thread The Heron in The OT
    Occasionally one visits the shallow pond at the back of my employer's property. I enjoy watching them fly, wings slowly powering, neck and legs...
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    08-10-2017, 05:15 PM
    Before moving to Canada I flew up from Texas several times to visit Faye. Once I rented a car at the Detroit airport and crossed the border using a...
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    08-10-2017, 05:03 PM
    Mr Kleb replied to a thread Grow(ing) food, not lawn in The OT
    Woody, have you tried snap peas? They grow to harvest quickly, can be trellised up a fence so they take almost zero room. Can be eaten right off the...
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    08-08-2017, 04:45 PM
    Happy Gotcha Day Miss!
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    08-08-2017, 04:44 PM
    Mr Kleb replied to a thread Grow(ing) food, not lawn in The OT
    Three spruce trees plus a Manitoba Maple on the west side of our backyard might shorten our vegetable growing season by as much as a week on either...
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    08-07-2017, 01:41 PM
    I follow the web site Strong Towns, and this post caught my particular attention. Also, Faye commented the other day about how the yard has evolved...
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    08-07-2017, 12:11 PM
    Shelley, thanks. We also look forward to many more years together, and hopefully many more years for the board! Fran, the honour is all ours. :)...
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    08-05-2017, 05:47 PM
    Mr Kleb replied to a thread Garden Breakfast Sandwich in The OT
    That looks good. Isn't having a garden great?
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    08-05-2017, 05:46 PM
    'Narrow Subway' Huh? Say what? Subway for only skinny people? Or a very narrow subway tunnel? No it used to be a sign advising of a 1 lane...
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    08-05-2017, 05:42 PM
    Daisy and Miia, thanks for the good wishes. And yes, times seems to be almost whooshing by. barry581, this seems to fit. Woody, you're...
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    08-04-2017, 04:52 PM
    I arrived in Canada a little over ten years ago. Here is the Cliff Notes/Cole's Notes primer for folks unfamiliar with the story. Lab Fests used...
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    08-04-2017, 04:21 PM
    Mr Kleb replied to a thread test in Labrador Board Testing
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    08-03-2017, 08:14 PM
    Mr Kleb started a thread test in Labrador Board Testing
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    08-03-2017, 04:16 PM
    Mr Kleb replied to a thread Heat. in The OT
    That's pretty hot. What's the humidity like? And isn't Reno at a few thousand feet elevation?
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    08-01-2017, 06:18 PM
    Um . . . well I never heard of such a thing. LOL. At least until the Secretary of Defence says otherwise. -------------- Stella squatted and...
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    08-01-2017, 05:55 PM
    Mr Kleb replied to a thread Heat. in The OT
    Melly, welcome to the board! We should get some relief Saturday with lower humidity and highs in the 70s. Y'all might see it Saturday or Sunday.
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    08-01-2017, 05:42 PM
    Mr Kleb replied to a thread How Humid is It? in The OT
    It's been an unpleasant few days; looks like relief will arrive Friday afternoon. Went to Detroit Saturday evening and watched teh Tigers play. Note...
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    07-24-2017, 07:08 PM
    Mr Kleb replied to a thread Heat. in The OT
    SunDance, y'all should get some relief tomorrow. Woody, how did the round go? Berna, our humidity does the same. We had a short dry spell but...
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    07-23-2017, 02:41 PM
    The one coming right to mind is this: Last year we bought a plant at Home Hardware tagged as a blackcurrant which turned out to be a redcurrant. Not...
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    07-23-2017, 01:17 PM
    Mr Kleb replied to a thread What is with this bird? in The OT
    Starling?
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    07-22-2017, 08:13 PM
    It sounds like you have reached an acceptable compromise. It seems like the weather will be OK, not too hot. Wishing you a safe trip.
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    07-22-2017, 08:06 PM
    A co-worker makes some most amazing soaps. She recently gave me an insect repellent bar which includes essential oils including tea tree, eucalyptus,...
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    07-22-2017, 05:01 PM
    Mr Kleb replied to a thread Heat. in The OT
    Mollysmomma, it seemstome that almost anything (except snow!) could happen in Calgary in August. I hope what happens is mild weather! ...
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    07-22-2017, 01:51 PM
    Mr Kleb replied to a thread Kind thoughts please in Fire Hydrant
    SunDance, thanks. Fran, indeed. Achilles almost inhales his kibble, and today he chewed (under our supervision) on a Wubba.
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    07-21-2017, 08:24 PM
    Mr Kleb replied to a thread Heat. in The OT
    smartrock, we walk first thing before I go to work. It's a short stroll, more to encourage them to pee and poop than for real exercise. Snowshoe,...
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    07-21-2017, 05:54 PM
    Mr Kleb replied to a thread Kind thoughts please in Fire Hydrant
    I've neglected to post updates, apologies. All is good. Achilles has had no bloody stools which we are very thankful for. His appetite was good...
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