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by Rockabilly
Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Jasmine (rescue horse) update
Replies: 63
Views: 4490

Re: Jasmine (rescue horse) update

I think you both were fortunate. Sometimes these matches just happen and can't be explained except that it was meant to be. She is a beautiful girl.
by Rockabilly
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: "What's for dinner?"
Replies: 649
Views: 88692

Re: "What's for dinner?"

The vegetables are soon to be done for here. So tonight's dinner was salmon and a salad, but tomorrow I'm thinking of making Chinese Dumplings. They sound so good and I will make the wrappers myself.
by Rockabilly
Sat Jul 21, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Does your horse use gestures to communicate with you?
Replies: 16
Views: 418

Re: Does your horse use gestures to communicate with you?

Rocky does a deep bow stretch for breakfast, and smiles pretty for dinner. https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/37421179_465402720552209_6145153741562576896_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=d8f194c7599069d56e3d2841ccb38f62&oe=5C12FD09 He has a beautiful smile and so photogenic!
by Rockabilly
Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Does your horse use gestures to communicate with you?
Replies: 16
Views: 418

Re: Does your horse use gestures to communicate with you?

Mine would come to me to smack horseflies off of them. They would even come galloping up from the pasture. They did lots of communicating about other things too.
by Rockabilly
Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: "What's for dinner?"
Replies: 649
Views: 88692

Re: "What's for dinner?"

We are up to our ears in fresh vegetables. I have made so many things and tonight it was shrimp and green bean stir fry. I made Shepherd's pie a few nights ago with mashed Kennebec potatoes.
by Rockabilly
Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: How does your garden grow?
Replies: 10
Views: 266

Re: How does your garden grow?

My garden doesn't grow because I don't have one, but my Amish neighbors do and I have been getting wonderful vegetables for a few weeks now. I have gotten blueberries, squash, onions, broccoli, Kennebec potatoes, tomatoes, corn. lettuce.cucumbers, beets, carrots and I probably left some things out. ...
by Rockabilly
Wed Jun 27, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Quality of Life ?
Replies: 29
Views: 916

Re: Quality of Life ?

I understand now when Billy's vet said finding Billy peacefully passed away in his run-in was his last gift to me. I didn't make that decision. I couldn't make that decision. You are very brave.
by Rockabilly
Sat Jun 23, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Conflicted by the Duggars for years
Replies: 27
Views: 967

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: 29
Views: 916

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: 29
Views: 916

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: 649
Views: 88692

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: 535

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: 649
Views: 88692

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: 489

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: 903

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: 3130

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: 649
Views: 88692

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: 661

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: 908

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: 424

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: 859

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: 850

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: 850

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: 850

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: 649
Views: 88692

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: 850

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: 923

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: 3381

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: 3381

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: 649
Views: 88692

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: 1275

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: 1393

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: 5368

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: 905

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: 1115

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: 396

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: 649
Views: 88692

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: 5476

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: 5368

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: 649
Views: 88692

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: 4555

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: 893

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: 1266

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: 1266

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: 649
Views: 88692

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: 5476

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: 1527

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: 1176

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: 649
Views: 88692

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: 649
Views: 88692

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.

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