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Janie    Posted 08-31-2004 at 11:27:46       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Hello, I am located in North East Mississippi and just here to see what I can learn. I have cattle, chickens, turkeys, rabbits,dogs, and a cat named Melvin. I have lived in the country most of my life and would never change a thing. Anyone here, close to me?


Redneck    Posted 09-01-2004 at 00:48:54       [Reply]  [No Email]
I'm in northeast Alabama, just over the hill and thru the holler a ways. Welcome aboard!


janie    Posted 09-01-2004 at 09:13:57       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Huntsville maybe! I did live in Florence for my high school years and to go to college.
Dad was in the Navy until he retired, so we lived where he was when we could.
I was a military brat born in 63.


Redneck    Posted 09-01-2004 at 18:04:51       [Reply]  [No Email]
Nah, betwich Birmingham and Atlanta.... WAAAAY between thank goodness!


Mudcat49    Posted 08-31-2004 at 19:49:15       [Reply]  [No Email]
We were in your fair state in July and now because Mrs Mudcat was driving a little too fast on one of your country roads and a Mississippi State Troopers took exception to that she is now $106.00 poorer! We did go to route 4 Liberty Miss and see the gravesite of one of your Great people!


Chas in Me    Posted 08-31-2004 at 18:13:07       [Reply]  [No Email]
Hi Janie,
I live on the other side of the Mason-Dixon Line, in northern Maine.
Never been in Mississippi, but would love to travel through your rural areas.
Have some fun in here. Jus' watch out for those chickens.
Charles


Janie    Posted 08-31-2004 at 20:06:21       [Reply]  [No Email]
I have been to Maine and I must say that it is beautiful, and would love to go back.
My chickens are all up now I hope. LOL! It is dark 30 so they have gone to bed.


Bob/Ont    Posted 08-31-2004 at 16:26:14       [Reply]  [No Email]
I went to Mississippi once but when I parked the car the Kudso vines sneeked up and wound around the axles so tight I had to hire a fella with a big D8 Cat to haul me away from them and get outa there.
Later Bob


janie    Posted 08-31-2004 at 17:08:19       [Reply]  [No Email]
Dang...I know that it is bad but never thought of that! Wish I could have been there. LOL!


Bob/Ont    Posted 08-31-2004 at 17:28:24       [Reply]  [No Email]
Janie, I just made that one up to fool Northerners Eh. Have you ever been over to the Ruins of Windsor? We where watching Raintree County on the TV and Judy said there is Windsor, they used it for one of their shots. It's over by the river back in from Lorman in Alcorn Co.
Later Bob


~Lenore    Posted 08-31-2004 at 15:58:33       [Reply]  [No Email]
Welcome Janie.
Two of my best friends grew up in Laurel, Miss.
They got married, moved to Texas and the three of us got acquainted and became buddies.
I am in SE Texas near Houston.


Janie    Posted 08-31-2004 at 17:09:26       [Reply]  [No Email]
I have a sister in Houston TX and go there when I can. Good to hear from you.


Bob/Ont    Posted 08-31-2004 at 16:38:50       [Reply]  [No Email]
Lenore,that's just a bit south of Meridian on the way to NawLins. Been by there a time or two.
Later Bob


sdg    Posted 08-31-2004 at 14:58:17       [Reply]  [No Email]
Welcome Janie. I am no where near you but I also am left to tend most of our farm. We raise goats and horses and chickens, ducks, rabbits, cats and dogs, oh ya and 1 turtle. I live in WNY. I also love to can. You said you can Chicken soup? How exactly do you do that, I haven't heard of doing that before. Anyways welcome. There's alot of great people here with alot of knowledge. Hope to talk to you again soon.


Peanut    Posted 08-31-2004 at 11:56:15       [Reply]  [No Email]
Kinda new here myself - just like Len. Unlike Len though, I think I have been close to being thrown out a couple of time (grin). I tend to ignore political correctness at times and that, in combination with a bizarre sense of humor, is not always as funny as I might think.

I now reside in NE Missouri myself but am originally a Sunshine State resident (love them oranges in Florida).

Welcome.


Rickstir    Posted 08-31-2004 at 13:13:12       [Reply]  [No Email]
Peanut, where in NE MO. I live in Paris.


Peanut    Posted 08-31-2004 at 13:19:53       [Reply]  [No Email]
Closest town for me is Perry although my address is Monroe City. Actually, my property is behind the dam about 1/2 mile off the Corps land (Salt River). Nice country although I am really wet from the rain last week. Glad things are drying out now.

I'm on the other end of the lake from you. Nice to hear from another Mark Twain"er".


Len....NY    Posted 08-31-2004 at 11:45:06       [Reply]  [No Email]
Hi Janie,come on in, Glad ta' meet ya. I'm kinda' new here myself, stumbled in one day and have'nt been tossed out yet. A lot of good folks at this place and tons of knowledge and info. Right now,probably most are out there tending to chores, working fields, or otherwise earning a living. So make yourself at home. I'm certain the'll be coming in soon. See ya later.


Steve from TN    Posted 08-31-2004 at 11:33:28       [Reply]  [No Email]
You are probably around Iuka or Corinth, right? I'm in W.TN about 50 miles N. of Memphis.Lauderdale County..........Ripley


Janie    Posted 08-31-2004 at 11:41:30       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Yes in Corinth, or rather outside of it in Glen.


Maggie/TX    Posted 08-31-2004 at 14:52:16       [Reply]  [No Email]
Welcome Janie! I'm in Texas but my Mother and her parents were all born in Mississippi. Mother was born and raised in Rienzi and my grandmother was from Hightown. I've heard stories about your area all my life. One day I hope to be able to travel up that way and just look it all over.


Janie    Posted 08-31-2004 at 17:16:06       [Reply]  [No Email]
Come on anytime. That is our neck of the woods for sure.


Bob/Ont    Posted 08-31-2004 at 16:29:25       [Reply]  [No Email]
Maggie, don't park the car for long at a time or the Kudso will take it over Eh.
Later Bob


Maggie/TX    Posted 08-31-2004 at 19:58:24       [Reply]  [No Email]
Bob honey I do know all about Kudzu vines as I grew up in Birmingham, Alabama and they've got Kudzu there aplenty. Ya don't dare stand still for too long around it, and that's for sure! We did have a neighbor once who came up missing. He was the laziest human I ever saw and would just sit around and do nothing. I always suspected the Kudzu got him. ;)


Burrhead    Posted 08-31-2004 at 14:29:53       [Reply]  [No Email]
welcome in Janie.............Kick your shoes off and stay awhile

Just be sure to wear yer waders


Grove r    Posted 08-31-2004 at 11:53:07       [Reply]  [No Email]
We're neighbors, just across the road, Janie...least wise we might just as well be...lots of like-minded people here...just don't let anyone tell you who to associate with! Come in, set down and converse.......have a gooder, R.E.L.


Janie    Posted 08-31-2004 at 12:17:36       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Thanks you all, and I know all about being busy. My husband is in construction and is always gone so that leaves me do take care of this place. 100 head of cattle and 40 chicken, and two teenage daughters, doesn't leave me much time for much else. The dogs and rabbits are easy, and my garden drowned this year. Oh well there is always next year.
I love to can my food and have been canning chicken stew and chili for cool weather for the past few days. Jay is in NC and will be home Thrusday to work on hay.
Thanks again


toolman    Posted 08-31-2004 at 12:27:53       [Reply]  [No Email]
welcome janie , im not too close to you unless b.c fell south over night, but it,s nice to see new folks joining us.


Burrhead    Posted 08-31-2004 at 14:50:49       [Reply]  [No Email]
I'm just across the river in Tejas from ye janie.


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