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by Rockabilly
Sat Jun 23, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Conflicted by the Duggars for years
Replies: 18
Views: 394

Re: Conflicted by the Duggars for years

I'm fascinated by them like a moth to a flame, but the thing I never got and still don't is Anna staying with Josh after all he did........well, I still don't have words for it all, but staying with him I still don't get.
by Rockabilly
Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Quality of Life ?
Replies: 15
Views: 261

Re: Quality of Life ?

Chisamba wrote:
Even if the time is right, it is still a sad occasion. you will not be able to avoid the sadness


That is very true.
by Rockabilly
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Quality of Life ?
Replies: 15
Views: 261

Re: Quality of Life ?

It kind of sounds like you want us to approve your decision and agree with you so the guilt won't be as bad. I think I replied to your previous post about this and I see you are still struggling with it, but as hard and awful as it is only you know the ethical and loving thing to do. I support you i...
by Rockabilly
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: "What's for dinner?"
Replies: 641
Views: 79981

Re: "What's for dinner?"

Fresh vegetables are coming in here. I've been busy. I did everything I could with strawberries and yesterday I got new potatoes, green onions,yellow squash, zucchini , lettuce and cucumbers. Today I made pickles and tonight we will have squash casserole with a salad and homemade ranch dressing.
by Rockabilly
Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Delta Airlines S...s
Replies: 12
Views: 387

Re: Delta Airlines S...s

That's what these companies do. Pass the responsibility up and down the line. Nobody takes responsibility for anything. I would not let this go and I am so glad your mother survived all this trauma.
by Rockabilly
Sun May 13, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: "What's for dinner?"
Replies: 641
Views: 79981

Re: "What's for dinner?"

I'm up to my ears in farm strawberries. So I made a fresh strawberry pie. Crust too. Strawberry lemonade and tomorrow I am making strawberry preserves and after that a strawberry cake. Oh, for dinner we made baked sweet potatoes with spinach and avocado on top.
by Rockabilly
Wed May 09, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Quality of Life ?
Replies: 11
Views: 349

Re: Quality of Life ?

Back in the old days I would be horrified to hear of a horse put to sleep, but over time and experience I have come to believe a day too early rather than a day too late. That's big coming from me as I am all my horses champion. I know we can not bear for a horse to suffer and as hard as it is you a...
by Rockabilly
Tue May 08, 2018 12:08 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: What a few months it has been
Replies: 25
Views: 623

Re: What a few months it has been

You have my total and complete empathy and sympathy. That is just tough and so unfair of the old boss, but most of all it is so sad you lost your 2 friends. I am so sorry.
by Rockabilly
Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Remodelistas! Laundry room/bathroom (update)
Replies: 28
Views: 2756

Re: Remodelistas! Laundry room/bathroom (update)

Well, it's a beautiful space and I love the wallpaper, but I thought wallpaper went out of style. Watching too many House Hunters who want to rip everything out of a house I guess. Anyway, I have wallpaper in my house in the bedrooms and I love it, I guess I'm admitting I'm old-fashioned.
by Rockabilly
Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: "What's for dinner?"
Replies: 641
Views: 79981

Re: "What's for dinner?"

It was quite a cool day so I made spaghetti and meat sauce. I also made an Italian loaf of bread to go with it. A little salad with homemade dressing and jello for dessert.
by Rockabilly
Tue Apr 03, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: How would you handle this situation?
Replies: 8
Views: 570

Re: How would you handle this situation?

I think I would just let this go and find another vet or as my favorite saying goes "experience is what you get after you need it".
by Rockabilly
Sat Mar 31, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Pysanky anyone? (Ukrainian Easter eggs)
Replies: 14
Views: 721

Re: Pysanky anyone? (Ukrainian Easter eggs)

Is there no end to your talents? They are beautiful.
by Rockabilly
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Minor workplace rant
Replies: 5
Views: 359

Re: Minor workplace rant

In the workplace I find that many people are not competent or do they even care and this is what you get. You will just have to make the best of it as you're doing and remember Ariel is the beneficiary. :)
by Rockabilly
Sun Mar 18, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: RIP our one of a kind Tucker
Replies: 14
Views: 714

Re: RIP our one of a kind Tucker

I'm sorry for your loss of Tucker. He sounds like a real personality that will be missed at your home, but you also have lovely memories and funny ones too.
It's so hard to let them go.
by Rockabilly
Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Has anyone tried Hint Water?
Replies: 11
Views: 718

Re: Has anyone tried Hint Water?

So I've been looking for a fancy water to drink for awhile as you can see by my post and "Hint" is definitely not it, but I did find a brand called "Bubly" while I was grocery shopping this morning and not only is it a fraction of the cost of Hint, but it tastes good too!
by Rockabilly
Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Has anyone tried Hint Water?
Replies: 11
Views: 718

Re: Has anyone tried Hint Water?

So the water came yesterday and I think it should be named Miniscule Water. It doesn't taste like regular water and yet it has a weird taste. Tastes nothing like pineapple, cherries or anything else. I'm not sure I'm even going to be able to drink it at all and I know I won't be buying anymore.
by Rockabilly
Fri Feb 23, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Has anyone tried Hint Water?
Replies: 11
Views: 718

Re: Has anyone tried Hint Water?

Canyon wrote:I received a Brimma water infuser recently as a gift. Umm, I guess I need to use it a few times and report back!



Well, I think I need to look into this more. I'm looking for something that tastes good and also no calories. Plus being better for the environment. Thanks for posting!
by Rockabilly
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: "What's for dinner?"
Replies: 641
Views: 79981

Re: "What's for dinner?"

It's a rainy day here so I am going to make macaroni and cheese with a nice salad for our dinner. Along with a homemade banana pudding for my husband. I do not like banana pudding.
by Rockabilly
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Has anyone tried Hint Water?
Replies: 11
Views: 718

Has anyone tried Hint Water?

I've been checking this water out and finally ordered a case of 12. That's the only way they came. I really hope this flavored water is good because it would be nice to have something that tastes good and with no calories. :)
by Rockabilly
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Another sign of getting older...
Replies: 13
Views: 801

Re: Another sign of getting older...

is my patience is at a all time low and I will most likely tell you what I really think.
by Rockabilly
Tue Jan 23, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Needlefelting project
Replies: 49
Views: 2795

Re: Needlefelting project

I love the next to last picture here. He's looking at me and very realistically too!
by Rockabilly
Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Needlefelting project
Replies: 49
Views: 2795

Re: Needlefelting project

I love it! He's adorable.
by Rockabilly
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: "What's for dinner?"
Replies: 641
Views: 79981

Re: "What's for dinner?"

Tonight was a different kind of dinner for us. I made omelets with different vegetables in them and a homemade muffin. I also made a carrot cake today so we will have that later. I think it was just the kind of weather we're having for the reason to have omelets. Dark, dreary, snowy & icy.
by Rockabilly
Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Reading For Comprehension
Replies: 11
Views: 1072

Re: Reading For Comprehension

What surprises me the most about Facebook is how judgmental many people are.
by Rockabilly
Fri Jan 05, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Pretty farm for sale in TN
Replies: 17
Views: 1157

Re: Pretty farm for sale in TN

TN is on our short list of state we wouldn't mind moving to. We're on the 5-10 year plan on getting the heck out of WA. I've heard middle to eastern TN is quite affordable? Tennessee does not have a state tax like most states. I live in Middle Tennessee. Tennessee divides itself as West Tennessee, ...
by Rockabilly
Sat Dec 23, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Need some help or advice
Replies: 65
Views: 4804

Re: Need some help or advice

Yes, we all have stories so keep talking to us and listening and somehow with all our empathy we will help get you through it. Billy passed away before this board was established. It was the old UDDB. It was a terrible time in Billy's and my life, but I never felt alone. I had so much support. so mu...
by Rockabilly
Sat Dec 23, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Your first riding lesson
Replies: 10
Views: 784

Re: Your first riding lesson

I do. I was in Austin, Texas and I had a lot of time then. I took a lot of swimming lessons and I went out to this ranch to take riding lessons. It was either swimming or riding and I took to riding like a duck to water. I loved it so much I wanted a horse of my own because after all didn't I have e...
by Rockabilly
Fri Dec 22, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Sad. It's Bob's anniversary
Replies: 12
Views: 925

Re: Sad. It's Bob's anniversary

This is a long article, but I found it very true. I am still dealing and processing Billy's passing 4 years later and I am nowhere I need to be with it right now. I did not write the story. When You Lose A Horse You Love I wrote this article in 2006 and it was originally published in my monthly colu...
by Rockabilly
Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Hashbrown Casserole
Replies: 3
Views: 326

Re: Hashbrown Casserole

No wonder everyone loves it! :D
by Rockabilly
Mon Dec 18, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: "What's for dinner?"
Replies: 641
Views: 79981

Re: "What's for dinner?"

Tonight will be Chicken Piccata with wild rice and a fruit salad. I made the dough for doughnuts yesterday and put it in the refrigerator overnight. I will be making doughnuts this morning along with a chocolate glaze for them. My husband loves doughnuts.
by Rockabilly
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: What is your opinion about this?
Replies: 61
Views: 4777

Re: What is your opinion about this?

The stores in my area are much like where Rockabilly lives, every aisle is a family reunion. There is much hugging and kissing and telling stories down every aisle it seems. I try to relegate my shopping for early in the morning or late in the evenings to get around it. lol Thinking about this I wo...
by Rockabilly
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:24 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Need some help or advice
Replies: 65
Views: 4804

Re: Need some help or advice

Reading each person's sorrow here reminds us we are not alone. That is a comfort. What I have discovered and I have lived a while here on earth is that time is a healer. You can think about your situation everyday, have it affect your relationships. go through hell, but time marches on and time take...
by Rockabilly
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: "What's for dinner?"
Replies: 641
Views: 79981

Re: "What's for dinner?"

Chicken with grapes and pecans salad and a loaf of homemade French bread. I also made the mayonnaise for the salad. I am perusing cookie recipes to see if I want to make any.
by Rockabilly
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Where is everyone????
Replies: 49
Views: 3962

Re: Where is everyone????

My husband has been and is sick. He spent 5 days in the hospital where they had to give him 4 pints of blood and intravenous iron. He has Iron Deficient Anemia. Iron Deficient Anemia is serious! He was pale as a ghost before he went to the hospital. He is feeling much better, but no where near the b...
by Rockabilly
Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Gift ideas for serious eventers?
Replies: 7
Views: 785

Re: Gift ideas for serious eventers?

I think a gift certificate to her favorite tack shop would be extremely nice.
by Rockabilly
Thu Nov 23, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Thanksgiving Day plans
Replies: 15
Views: 1097

Re: Thanksgiving Day plans

I forgot to add I made a Orange Cranberry Babka.
by Rockabilly
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Thanksgiving Day plans
Replies: 15
Views: 1097

Re: Thanksgiving Day plans

I am cooking and baking today for a small group tomorrow. I've made dressing which is in the oven right now. I've brown turkey parts and vegetables to make gravy. There will also be mashed potatoes, green beans, jello salad, homemade rolls, deviled eggs, pumpkin roll cake and a few other things. I w...
by Rockabilly
Sat Nov 18, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: "What's for dinner?"
Replies: 641
Views: 79981

Re: "What's for dinner?"

Pomegranate Molasses Glazed Chicken and Carrots with wild rice. Lemon pie for dessert. Homemade.
by Rockabilly
Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: What is your opinion about this?
Replies: 61
Views: 4777

Re: What is your opinion about this?

Oh, so this has turned into a grocery store cart thing. I'll jump in! I live in the county of a small town. Everybody knows everybody and they catch up on their gossip and everything at the grocery store. They block entrances and exits of aisles with their cart. They block the middle of aisles with ...
by Rockabilly
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: The DDBB Cookbook Forum
Topic: Bread machines?
Replies: 7
Views: 1389

Re: Bread machines?

Hey, a cricket jumped in here! :lol: I have a Zojurushi that I use all the time. I use it to make dough. The Zo kneads the bread better than I ever could. The one I use is 25 years old and still going strong, but I did find one on e-bay just like it for about $60.00 and I bought it because I love th...
by Rockabilly
Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Misty Harbor Raincoats
Replies: 12
Views: 1003

Re: Misty Harbor Raincoats

Gosh, you make me want one except I have one of those Snowy River coats hanging in a closet since about 1991 when I was in my Australian phase of life along with the hat. :lol: At that time I was just getting acquainted with my New Zealand Throughbred, Rockabilly. I thought I needed to look the part.
by Rockabilly
Sat Oct 28, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: "What's for dinner?"
Replies: 641
Views: 79981

Re: "What's for dinner?"

A very easy and delicious dinner. I also made oatmeal raisin cookies. Sweet Potato Foil Packets Ingredients: 1/2 pound ground beef or turkey 2-3 Tablespoons taco seasoning 1/2 cup tomato sauce (4 ounces) 1 can black, kidney, or pinto beans, drained (optional) 2-3 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cu...
by Rockabilly
Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: "What's for dinner?"
Replies: 641
Views: 79981

Re: "What's for dinner?"

kande50 wrote:
I've been boiling down tomatoes, celery. and peppers so we've been dipping into the pot and making goulash, spaghetti, pizza, and anything else that can be tomato sauced.



That all sounds good. I forgot to add I made tomato ketchup yesterday.
by Rockabilly
Tue Oct 03, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: "What's for dinner?"
Replies: 641
Views: 79981

Re: "What's for dinner?"

I made mayonnaise today in preparation for tomorrow's dinner. We will be having fresh tarragon chicken salad with croissants.
by Rockabilly
Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Talk me down... so frustrated, barn help deal imploded
Replies: 19
Views: 2059

Re: Talk me down... so frustrated, barn help deal imploded

I think you are waaaaaaay too nice like I used to be before people like this and others who got it out of me. I am not in the least surprised. What bothers me though is that you feel like the bad guy. You are not the bad guy. This is your home, your farm and your right to tend to it as you wish. You...
by Rockabilly
Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Referring to barn crew as "the Mexicans"
Replies: 14
Views: 1960

Re: Referring to barn crew as "the Mexicans"

There was a young man who worked at Jim Graham's barn and he wanted more than anything to ride and compete. Jim would teach him if only he had a horse. I let him ride and take lessons on my Billy. He even competed in some local shows on Billy and I was his groom.
by Rockabilly
Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: "What's for dinner?"
Replies: 641
Views: 79981

Re: "What's for dinner?"

Well, our fresh vegetables are over for this year, but I still have Kennebec potatoes so tonight I am making scalloped potatoes, fresh salmon and a nice salad. No dessert as I was too busy.
by Rockabilly
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Farm/Stable on 16 acres for sale!
Replies: 31
Views: 3933

Re: Farm/Stable on 16 acres for sale!

I liked the pictures and I like the farm. What I really like is to be nosy and see inside. I love the clean look of the house without any clutter or extra things sitting around to collect dust especially in my old age. I loved seeing the hay and I loved seeing the quality of hay you buy. I'm picky l...
by Rockabilly
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: So It's Official...the Farm Sign is Up!
Replies: 8
Views: 1180

Re: So It's Official...the Farm Sign is Up!

I love it when farms have names and especially if they are meaningful to you. I love your farm's name and sign. I was about like you the first time we walked over our farm. I could see where deer had wallowed out places to lay in the tall grass so I named my farm Deer Wallow Farm which I still love ...
by Rockabilly
Sat Sep 09, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: A year with Ariel
Replies: 3
Views: 663

Re: A year with Ariel

Paula, I'm so glad you've been able to love again. It has not happened for me.

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