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by 2dogs+someCats
Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Give up electricity?
Replies: 43
Views: 3745

Re: Give up electricity?

I have a slight knowledge of being without refrigeration since I was a backpacker in my earlier days. 2 dogs and some cats, the ice in front of the fan is called a swamp cooler by some. They really do work. When I would go Cajun dancing in some rural places, they would actually use them. The Cajuns...
by 2dogs+someCats
Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Thought you needed "X" but used "X" instead?
Replies: 10
Views: 1159

Re: Thought you needed "X" but used "X" instead?

2dogs+somecats...thank you! I get inspired by your posts and what others post as well. Now that my son has lost 35 pounds and still going he needs smaller clothes. I told him the first thing to do is shop in his drawers and closet. He has so much in there the rod cannot hold any more. After he and ...
by 2dogs+someCats
Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Winter...It is Coming
Replies: 12
Views: 1225

Re: Winter...It is Coming

There isn't a lot I have to do to prepare now that I live "in civilization". I do use draft stoppers and make sure windows are well sealed, insulation on the pipes is in good shape, etc. I can walk to stores, etc. no matter what the weather. I do make sure I have plenty of batteries and candles and ...
by 2dogs+someCats
Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Do you have a "buy price" for anything?
Replies: 6
Views: 781

Re: Do you have a "buy price" for anything?

I LOVE Heinz tomato soup.............but its far too expensive. I tend to buy it hysterically when I find it pound shops as 3 for a £1 or whatever. I used to have a limit re smart work shoes. I was so proud of myself in my pretty ballet flats froma catalogue. What steal ! well, my feet are killing ...
by 2dogs+someCats
Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily check-in August 31, 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 2072

Re: Daily check-in August 31, 2019

Good Day All, Floridacat and DGFlorida, glad you are safe and hope you stay that way! I am very disappointed today. My daughter and her boyfriend were planning to come for the weekend. He made the trip safely from the Catskills (about a 4 hour motorcycle ride - neither of them have a car) yesterday ...
by 2dogs+someCats
Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Give up electricity?
Replies: 43
Views: 3745

Re: Give up electricity?

You shuold do it! Why are you afraid of fire? I know people that are afraid of gas stoves. I grew up with gas stoves and heaters. I have those now. Its not going to explode unless it builds up a lot. Hi Clem, I have been diagnosed with a mild sort of "ptsd" from the house fire we had way back in 20...