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Anyone else 'going at it alone'?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by canesisters, Feb 15, 2019.

  1. Apr 16, 2019
    baymule

    baymule Sustainability Master

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    I laughed all the way through this. My sister actually said I was CRUEL for eating the chickens and pigs that I raise for meat. What? She eats chicken and pork, but it comes from a store where it isn't an animal, just meat. :thShe won't eat at my house because I might feed her a poor little animal.
     
  2. Apr 16, 2019
    Lazy Gardener

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    I have a family member with the same attitude: What? You would kill a chicken? What, you would kill your extra roosters? Then EAT THEM? In the mean time, she was buying Ostrich meat for her kitty b/c the kitty was plagued with allergy issues. Once, she gave me the "you are a cruel woman" lecture, while sitting with a plate of BBQ chicken in front of her.
     
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  3. Apr 16, 2019
    canesisters

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    My sister was the same! Then her husband got into grilling - and whatever he says is good, is suddenly all wonderful.
    All of a sudden it went from "Don't even talk to me about your poor cows, I can't even THINK about what you're going to do to them." to "Hey, do you think that you might be able to give him some great big steaks for his birthday?" and "Why don't you bring some burgers to the cookout? He'll grill them up and I'll do all the sides." :\
    It's all good. I'd rather go that route. The last time family that was here this past weekend came, I went out and BOUGHT eggs, milk and meat thinking that we'd have big breakfasts and family dinners while they were here....:lol::gig:lol:
     
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  4. Apr 16, 2019
    sumi

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    This was printed in a SF newspaper some time ago. Enough said:

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    Mini Horses

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    :ep What? Really? :lol: Gotta love an idiot :lol:
     
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    canesisters

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    .. no, you don't HAVE to
     
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    FarmerJamie

    FarmerJamie Mr. Sensitive

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    As the year progresses and options are considered, I really am factoring the wife's ability to help. Kids will most likely be too far away for regular assistance.
     
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    Lazy Gardener

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    :hugs
     
  9. Apr 20, 2019 at 2:49 AM
    frustratedearthmother

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  10. Apr 20, 2019 at 7:10 AM
    FarmerJamie

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    Thanks for asking.

    Still gets tired very quickly. Still working from home, now full-time. Meds have her knocked down. Have been dragging her out when running errands. Lol. Emotionally, not sure. She says she is not up to the 12 hour trip to visit her family, but misses them terribly. If we break the trip into short stints, we start to look at week of being away from home.
     

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