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Tennessee's Anti Gay Law.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Plinius May 29, 2014. 7 Replies

According to sources was passed by a majority of state legislatures and waiting for Governors'signature.If True, why are comments not being made? This law, if true ,will be open season up Bullying…Continue

Incentive

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Penn Feb 6, 2014. 1 Reply

Defined by webster (n) stimulus,motive.Manufacturing left the USA under the watchful eyes of the US Congress and Government officials.This created joblessness,unemployment which may have led to an…Continue

Tags: government, incentive.anything&everything., religion, corruption, talk

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Steph S. Oct 14, 2013. 1 Reply

     Yes,there is something missing from the Picture.     Just a note to see if there is Interest in My Picture .     During the past 50 years + R - .     The U S Congress sat by and watched and/or…Continue

Tags: music, poetry, entertainment, politics, news

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Plinius commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"The Firewood Poem was well liked by my class of English!"
Wednesday
Randall Smith commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"I forgot to add the cost of my furnace fan running full time which raises my electric bill.  And when I see smoke billowing out of the chimney, I cringe. However, compared to the California fires, it's insignificant. Still, no excuse. We…"
Wednesday
Don commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"As far as the cost benefits of wood-burning are concerned, there are many variables, of course. It's generally polluting, too, more so than gas and oil, but it's renewable, and most wood sellers here are hard workers who are supplementing…"
Tuesday
Don commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"Randall, the list is complete for us in New England!  It's in Yankee, after all.  I never saw an osage orange tree till I happened to be visiting a friend in Missouri.  Hackberry grows in Vermont but not abundantly and only in…"
Tuesday
Randall Smith commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"Thanks Don, for the article. The list of trees was incomplete, however--no hackberry, silver maple, osage orange, etc. Hackberry is very common here. Still, I know it's a good burning (and splitting) wood. The BTU comparisons to oil was…"
Tuesday
Don commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"In New England, those who heat with wood typically stay away from poplar and all the softwoods (fir, spruce, pine, larch). Apple, black birch, ironwood, and hickory deliver the most BTUs, apparently, but those varieties are not especially abundant…"
Monday
Plinius commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"I worked a bit at the poem, made some footnotes and now I can use it as teaching material. Thanks!"
Monday
Randall Smith commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"Good poem, Don. Right now, I'm burning a lot of catalpa and willow. It's almost like burning paper, it's so soft. But, I had those 2 trees cut down 20 months ago and hated to just throw the wood away. I have a list of the best to…"
Monday
Plinius commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"Thanks, Don! I like mythology like this. We have Sambucus Nigra here, and it would not be easy to hang yourself from it; it branches out at ground level and hardly ever makes a strong trunk."
Monday
Joan Denoo commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"Don, thanks for the information on Elder trees and the Irish mythology! Here are a few more tales of the Elder tree and its mischief making qualities.  The feared elder has its place on the farm"
Monday
Don commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"Some varieties of elder may give off a poisonous smoke.  Mexican elder, found in the American South, contains a natural form of cyanide. Breathing the smoke can cause cyanide poisoning. As the poem suggests, there is a old folk belief that…"
Sunday
Joan Denoo commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"Thank you for the information, Don. I will share it with Larry.  I'm glad you have a lawn tractor, a necessary item with acrage and gathering wood for the winter. "
Sunday
Plinius commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"Nice poem, Don! Does anyone understand the warning against elder tree? It's not poisonous, so it must be a myth. Spud, we must just keep on dreaming of our earthships, and in the meantime go on with the projects that fit our possibilities.…"
Sunday
Idaho Spud commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"Plinius, in my younger days, I also wanted to build an earthship home.  I'm reasonably healthy for a 76 year old, but don't have the energy or ambition to build on now."
Sunday
Don commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"In honor of ash . . . The Firewood Poem Beechwood fires are bright and clear If the logs are kept a year, Chestnut's only good they say, If for logs 'tis laid away. Make a fire of Elder tree, Death within your house will be; But ash new…"
Sunday
Plinius commented on Richard C Brown's group learnerscoffeeshack
"I did see that you have a back-up, then you're much safer! "
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At 10:38am on May 31, 2014, Steph S. said…

Stopping by to check out your blog. Have a great weekend.

At 9:37am on March 25, 2014, Steph S. said…

How are you doing? Always enjoy hearing from you.

At 7:23am on March 21, 2014, Randall Smith said…

At least I'm now sleeping. I don't think there's much we can do to fight this insidious cult thing. It doesn't affect me directly, so I stay on the sidelines. I suppose the one thing to do to help is what you did--send the message out on twitter, facebook, etc. That's a positive. I'm requesting you be a "friend", okay?

At 8:01am on March 17, 2014, Randall Smith said…

No apology necessary!  Spread the word as much and as far as you can. I might check out the "Useless without Coffee" group you're in. Sounds interesting.

At 10:08am on February 14, 2014, Steph S. said…

At 7:06pm on January 31, 2014, Steph S. said…

Hi! Nice seeing you online as well. I had stepped away from my computer. Sorry I missed your chat.

At 7:58pm on January 19, 2014, Steph S. said…

Hi there! Enjoy hearing from you! Hope you are doing good.

At 10:31am on November 14, 2013, Steph S. said…

Hello how are you doing. Thanks for saying HI!

At 12:06pm on October 30, 2013, Steph S. said…

Hi- nice to hear from you - thanks for the chat

At 12:29am on October 25, 2013, Steph S. said…

Hi Richard! Thanks for your chat.

 
 
 

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