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Old 11-10-2014, 09:22 PM   #26433
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Does anyone know how to stop a terrier from digging after moles?
I give up. How do you keep a terrier from digging after moles.

Lol... aren't they born to do exactly that? Perhaps feed em some persimmons....
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Old 11-10-2014, 09:24 PM   #26434
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Well I know digging is in their name....terrier.

Welcome to the new mutants.
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Old 11-10-2014, 09:26 PM   #26435
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We have plenty of persimmons, which I just tasted last week for the first time.
They are very good, sweet.
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Old 11-10-2014, 09:30 PM   #26436
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Wonder who has been lurking and anticipating capturing #100.....

I Wonder or is that a ponder on how long before that happens....
Still wish some of the silent ones would check in occasionally.....
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Old 11-10-2014, 09:31 PM   #26437
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Does anyone know how to stop a terrier from digging after moles?
Shoot the moles!
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Thank you all for the welcome. Yes, I'm a Connecticut Yankee, aka Corrupticut. Started with tent camping as a teen, moved on to a gasser and then went years without. Decided back in January (after doing the rental experiment) that RV'g was good for myself (single) and the birds so here we are today with the KSDP and as noted in my lengthy application, I'm quite addicted to RV'g. Still doing the dirty deed M-F so the dream to chase the rainbow full-time is still a couple years off in the future. But in the meantime, I'm doing as much as possible to enjoy what I have as time permits. Like moving it down to FL at the end of the month so it won't have to put up with the brutal winter. I'm sure I'll have to visit it often as well

So tell us about the birds. I met a woman once who travels with a chicken, but that's a bit unusual. (She coulda been a mutant, especially with breakfast freshly laid in house!) So for you: Parrots, 'keets, finches....?

In my past I've had doves, zebra finches (who announced the phone ringing), and a Bourke's parakeet. And chickens, but not in the RV.

And BTW, Corrupticut can't even be in the same league with New Joisey, can it? Or for that matter, my own near-native Illinois with so many of its governors either in prison or recently released.

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Sue - did you really just call a budgie a 'keet... lol.
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So tell us about the birds. I met a woman once who travels with a chicken, but that's a bit unusual. (She coulda been a mutant, especially with breakfast freshly laid in house!) So for you: Parrots, 'keets, finches....?

In my past I've had doves, zebra finches (who announced the phone ringing), and a Bourke's parakeet. And chickens, but not in the RV.

And BTW, Corrupticut can't even be in the same league with New Joisey, can it? Or for that matter, my own near-native Illinois with so many of its governors either in prison or recently released.

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There's Mac, a Scarlet Macaw and Boko, an African Grey (who's a real talker and noise maker). They're both quite attached to me but Boko is quite friendly to others. Mac not so (as in, don't touch ). The first two trips they were quite out of place as everything was too new for them, but now, it's second nature to go in the RV and stay in it for days. Mac actually likes to just go out there and be in it while I'm putzing around with things.

The thing about Mac versus other birds is he's a very long-lived bird (75+ years easily) and was one of the reasons for my interest in birds. I was tired of having pets come and go due to more limited lives and when I heard how long birds like macaws live, I was sold. It's a big commitment so it's not for everyone, works for me. I'm currently finishing a custom house for Mac in the RV, similar to the huge one he has at home made out of Lexan.

And let's see, a couple of mayors sent to jail, we had a governor sent to prison as well and it may not be at the same scale as NJ, but peer competitiveness seems to abound at that level...
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We have plenty of persimmons, which I just tasted last week for the first time.
They are very good, sweet.
Not sure if I have ever tried one. So I looked it up - sweet and tomatoe came up... any other flavor you would use to describe a persimmon for the uninitiated.
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Hey Carl - Elizabeth and Mary are bird parents too... They have been busy lately but I know Elizabeth will be along eventually to say hello.
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Hey Carl - Elizabeth and Mary are bird parents too... They have been busy lately but I know Elizabeth will be along eventually to say hello.
Oh neat, good to know there are others
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Welcome Carl, never seen a live Macaw before. Can you post a pic of Mac.
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Well - we'll be off and running early tomorrow getting things wrapped up. The transformation mutation is almost complete... so I leave ya with this....
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Thanks for the welcome and here's the two of them in the RV and a close-up of Mac.
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