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  1. Thread: Snakes!!!

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    I was in NC for 4 years, from mid 80s-90. Spent...

    I was in NC for 4 years, from mid 80s-90. Spent a lot of time on the coast and in the mountains grouse and duck hunting. The only snakes I ever came across were copperheads, actually found more...
  2. As I research ACA, in an attempt to determine...

    As I research ACA, in an attempt to determine insurance for my family (me (recently retired), wife who is retiring in June, and 20 yo daughter), I am having a hard time understanding why some are so...
  3. Welcome to Ohio. I know this a dog site...but I...

    Welcome to Ohio. I know this a dog site...but I also noticed you like to kayak? Whitewater? Lake? Lots of opportunities for either....
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    Just a little research into this group will...

    Just a little research into this group will certainly identify them as a "hate" group. LGBT seems to be the main targets, however, American Indians are also noted, or more accurately, their non...
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    Keystone Pipe

    Do we really want this stuff flowing through our lands? Sure we do, as long as it is not in my backyard (says the politician)

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  6. The Cost of Progress? Interesting article on North Dakota

    http://m.bismarcktribune.com/news/columnists/clay-jenkinson/article_77714726-940d-11e3-af1a-001a4bcf887a.html?mobile_touch=true
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    As a recently retired school administrator:D,...

    As a recently retired school administrator:D, when I see something that doesn't seem "quite right", I try to read between the lines. Were the teacher's actions appropriate? Absolutely not. If you...
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    I am still not sure why the pipeline is a good...

    I am still not sure why the pipeline is a good idea? Permanent job numbers will be very low, the low grade oil is going to be exported, and there will be no impact to US gas prices?


    But for...
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    While I know there are some benefits (temporary...

    While I know there are some benefits (temporary jobs and a new pipeline for US oil to refineries), I still don't believe it is a good long term or short term energy solution for our country (or...
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    in the end, whether it is freedom of speech or...

    in the end, whether it is freedom of speech or not, racially motivated or not, religious beliefs or not, etc...A&E and the Robertson family are the topic on a lot of fronts...intentional? maybe crazy...
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    I am not sure this was a "freedom of speech"...

    I am not sure this was a "freedom of speech" issue. My understanding is there can be no government interference in someone's right to expression and/or religion. Obviously, this is not without...
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    I am good with people holding and believing in...

    I am good with people holding and believing in their views. While I may not agree (in whatever the case may be), as long as they are not hurting others or purposely trying to be hurtful, to each...
  13. [QUOTE=caryalsobrook;1166597]My son went to...

    [QUOTE=caryalsobrook;1166597]My son went to college about 10 years ago. MAXIMUM TUITION of any semester was $2,300. Total cost of books, fees, tuition was about $9,000. Since the legalization of...
  14. http://247wallst.com/jobs/2011/09/01/the-best-payi...

    http://247wallst.com/jobs/2011/09/01/the-best-paying-jobs-of-the-future/
    http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/08/22/ten-largest-employers/2680249/

    I agree with the Civil Service...
  15. The largest employer in the US is Walmart. I...

    The largest employer in the US is Walmart. I agree that poverty is rising, I feel some of the reasons being our underemployed (which includes suburban poverty which is at all time highs), expiring...
  16. An interesting conversation...I think we all know...

    An interesting conversation...I think we all know there is no easy answer(s) on how to get things "on track". It is not as easy as, go work hard, you will be able to make a decent living. Of...
  17. For those who have asked, I was in the NW part of...

    For those who have asked, I was in the NW part of Pennsylvania, in the Allegheny National Forest. It was a Timber Rattlesnake, 3'-4' long (or at least the one I saw). Looking back earlier in the...
  18. I was in the Allegheny National Forest, about 20...

    I was in the Allegheny National Forest, about 20 miles south of Warren, Pa.
  19. Dog needs some positive thought...snake bite

    On a grouse scouting trip yesterday, my 4 yo lab was bitten by a rattlesnake and is now spending another night in the hospital. Swelling has spread from the original bite(neck) to his chest and leg....
  20. While it does seem a little ludicrous to try and...

    While it does seem a little ludicrous to try and take the politics out of a political forum...after reading the attached "order" and trying to sort through the comments by a conservative organization...
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    Good luck Eric

    Good luck Eric
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    Fever - can't find cause?

    I have a 2.5 yo lab male who is now going through a second bout of fever (104.5-105.1) and lethargy without any indication of a source. This happened back in December, lasted a few days and then he...
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    Diamond Deluxe Crates?

    Has anyone used the single dog model of Diamond Deluxe sold by Punk Hollow kennels in Ohio? Looking for a more secure box for the new truck since I will not be putting a hard shell on it.
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    I also posted your note on a site for NH...

    I also posted your note on a site for NH climbers/skiers, T4T (Time for Tuckerman) obviously about the Tuckerman Ravine area. I will let you know if I get any responses.

    Mike
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    I had the same thing happen with my lab last...

    I had the same thing happen with my lab last week! Sent him into a field on a blind retrieve and he came out with a fawn!:o
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