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Decided the old chat thread was way too long, so here goes the third edition of the pretend chat thread. The thread for years dedicated to fun and unimportant stuff.
 

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The first sign of spring are when the robins return. Second is when the grass start growing and the shrubs bloom, and finally the third sign is....

When the dogs start shedding their winter coats.
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I have heard that birds will collect the tossed off hair, but never have saw that myself with either dogs or horses. Can't wait til I get Caddie all brushed out and showing her pretty liver color.
 

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I am really big on backyard wild bird feeders so my yard is full of birds as well as tortoises, and I have found nests when I clean out the old stuff in the boxes, nests that have human and animal fur woven in them.
 

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I am really big on backyard wild bird feeders so my yard is full of birds as well as tortoises, and I have found nests when I clean out the old stuff in the boxes, nests that have human and animal fur woven in them.
I put my hair out in the yard, when I clean out my hairbrush. I've seen hair mane/tail hairs in nests.
 

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My dog has real short hair, but I still manage to get a lot off her when I take the scraper to her. I have so many cats that there aren't that many birds frequenting my property.
 

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My dog has real short hair, but I still manage to get a lot off her when I take the scraper to her. I have so many cats that there aren't that many birds frequenting my property.
My ex sister-in-law once recommended I leave Roman shades down on our back porch so the birds would gather & chirp. After a summer of bird poop that nobody swept up except me, out went the shades. She still posts copyrighted photos of her garden, her bird sightings, & her special place settings for holidays on her blog site.
 

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My ex sister-in-law once recommended I leave Roman shades down on our back porch so the birds would gather & chirp. After a summer of bird poop that nobody swept up except me, out went the shades. She still posts copyrighted photos of her garden, her bird sightings, & her special place settings for holidays on her blog site.

Why Roman shades?
 

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AW, Jacqui! He's just adorable. We've missed so much that's been happening with you. Please don't go away for so long!!

And Len: Cute babies, as ever!! My doberman has hair similar to your babies' hair. You can see her skin through the hair. But your babies are balder. (is that a word?)
 

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I got new tires and wheels for one of my golf carts today, went from all terrain to highway tires for a smoother ride. Picture 008.jpg Picture 009.jpg Also noticed that early figs are coming along fine Picture 010.jpg Last year the early ones were destroyed by cold temps and had to wait a couple more months for the next batch.
 

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Why Roman shades?
They were a cheap version of outdoor shades tacked onto the porch & left by the previous owner. It was her recommendation in lieu of putting out bird feed/feeders. She's a whacko.
 

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It's my Friday! Reward time. A large iced Chai tea.
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I got new tires and wheels for one of my golf carts today, went from all terrain to highway tires for a smoother ride. View attachment 324965 View attachment 324966 Also noticed that early figs are coming along fine View attachment 324967 Last year the early ones were destroyed by cold temps and had to wait a couple more months for the next batch.
O-o-o-o-o!!!! Mag Wheels!!!!

I have a small fig tree that puts out little figlets prior to the leaves coming out in the spring. The figs stay and grow.
 

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Good morning! Sitting waiting out my time, before I can leave from having 2nd covid shot. Bad nurse, took two jabs to give it.
 

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Chai? I've never tasted that. It's always nice to reward yourself occasionally! I'm afraid I'm stuck in "reward" mode. I eat the whole cake, the whole box of candy, do whatever I want - in a nutshell, I'm a spoiled brat!

I really like them both hot and on ice. My oldest daughter got me hooked on them. I did the same favor to Jeff. We started having them after his CT scans and then again after the Oncologist. The other day, he even had one without me. Mean man. Lol
 

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They were a cheap version of outdoor shades tacked onto the porch & left by the previous owner. It was her recommendation in lieu of putting out bird feed/feeders. She's a whacko.

Originally counts, right? Lol
 
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