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Old 07-20-2018, 07:23 AM   #1441
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Started the day with a real sting. Reached into a junk drawer in the garage and a scorpion popped me on the tip of my finger. Dang those things hurt!
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Old 07-20-2018, 07:26 AM   #1442
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Started the day with a real sting. Reached into a junk drawer in the garage and a scorpion popped me on the tip of my finger. Dang those things hurt!
OMG! Does this require a ER hospital visit?
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Old 07-20-2018, 07:29 AM   #1443
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OMG! Does this require a ER hospital visit?
Wow, this forum has a hospital? Andy is really expanding his empire...
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Old 07-20-2018, 07:37 AM   #1444
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I was worried about the scorpion.
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I was worried about the scorpion.

Itís expected to recover...
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Started the day with a real sting. Reached into a junk drawer in the garage and a scorpion popped me on the tip of my finger. Dang those things hurt!
Yikes! I hope you are OK. The Mayo Clinic site says, "Scorpion stings are painful but rarely life-threatening", so hopefully all is well except it sure must hurt.

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-...s/syc-20353859

What an early morning surprise you had, though!
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Old 07-20-2018, 11:31 AM   #1448
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Started the day with a real sting. Reached into a junk drawer in the garage and a scorpion popped me on the tip of my finger. Dang those things hurt!
Gotta love central and west Texas scorpions! I've never seen one near us north of Houston, but I'll bet they don't like concrete everywhere!
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Gotta love central and west Texas scorpions! I've never seen one near us north of Houston, but I'll bet they don't like concrete everywhere!
Probably not! We had them in College Station once in a while.
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Probably not! We had them in College Station once in a while.
Within the last 10 years, the fleets of Cement trucks arrived in College Station too! On the outskirts, it may be still pretty wide open though.
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Took dog for our morning walk and then headed for the farmers' market right after breakfast. Got steak, smoked sausage, shrimp, eggs, squash, several kinds of peppers, melon, carrots, and heirloom tomatoes - we'll be eating well this week!

Needed to find a piece of insurance paperwork that wasn't in the file folder, so I surmised it was in the pile on my desk . Managed to clear out about an 8" pile and sure enough, it was there. Filed, shredded, or recycled most of the rest of the pile. And I pulled a bunch of shreddable stuff out of the file cabinet while I was at it as a bonus. Desk sure looks much better, but I also had to dump the shredder (hate that messy job).

Ordered a kit to knit a tote bag for my sister for Christmas and picture frames for two prints I bought in Prague last year that were in "the pile".

Decided to check in over here and found this interesting thread: Anyone with typing skills looking to volunteer. Checked out the site and decided to do a few transcriptions while I was there. Very interesting!
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Worked many hours in our garden plot. Harvested 25 lbs of beets, 10 lbs of onions and 10 lbs of shallots. After giving some to the neighbors and saving some for eating fresh, I canned 21 pints of beets -- 7 pickled and 14 straight up. The onions and shallots currently are spread out to dry on newspaper. Also harvested and shucked all of the remaining peas, which I will use for seed next year. They are also drying.
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Worked many hours in our garden plot. Harvested 25 lbs of beets, 10 lbs of onions and 10 lbs of shallots. After giving some to the neighbors and saving some for eating fresh, I canned 21 pints of beets -- 7 pickled and 14 straight up. The onions and shallots currently are spread out to dry on newspaper. Also harvested and shucked all of the remaining peas, which I will use for seed next year. They are also drying.
That's some garden, Gumby! Very smart to have all of those crops that keep for weeks/months.
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Worked many hours in our garden plot. Harvested 25 lbs of beets, 10 lbs of onions and 10 lbs of shallots. After giving some to the neighbors and saving some for eating fresh, I canned 21 pints of beets -- 7 pickled and 14 straight up. The onions and shallots currently are spread out to dry on newspaper. Also harvested and shucked all of the remaining peas, which I will use for seed next year. They are also drying.
I must be a more generous person than you. I'd have given all 25 lbs. away.
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That's some garden, Gumby! Very smart to have all of those crops that keep for weeks/months.
Thanks. It's 1200 sqft and full of more than we can eat. Last weekend, we got 20 lbs of green beans. We probably will pick our first sweet corn tomorrow. I regularly take stuff into the office to give it away.
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