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Forum: Pets   06-11-2009, 02:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,519
Posted By oneKnight
Dominance does not equal pack leadership. ...

Dominance does not equal pack leadership.

I'm a fan of Suzanne Clothier - I wish all dog owners would read her free articles. She's NOT anti-pack leadership though. Her article called Leadership...
Forum: Pets   06-11-2009, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By oneKnight
Dusti has been acting kinda itchy around her...

Dusti has been acting kinda itchy around her back end for nearly 2 weeks. It came on kinda suddenly after I gave her some raw egg, so I was thinking possible allergy.

This also started...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   05-25-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By oneKnight
Quote: after two days I finally had to toss...

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after two days I finally had to toss them through the door by hand (I was trying to clean the coop). They found the food outside and were very happy then, and hopped in and out from then on....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-18-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 791
Posted By oneKnight
Quote: yeah some people just dont care our...

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yeah some people just dont care our neighbours just got 10 kittens
I would call animal control and tell them you suspect an animal hoarder. Who in their right mind gets 10 kittens at one...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-18-2009, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By oneKnight
hahaha I also tend to do this more than I want...

hahaha I also tend to do this more than I want to admit. I replaced my kitchen countertop over 1.5 years ago and I still haven't put pu the backspalsh board or replaced a piece of trim that goes...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   05-18-2009, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 711
Posted By oneKnight
I'm sticking my chicks under the back porch, at...

I'm sticking my chicks under the back porch, at least some of the time. Most of the ants seem to come in from that general area.
Maybe it'll help kill ants, if nothing else it's a larger area than...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   05-18-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,295
Posted By oneKnight
Your main concern will be predators. Raccons,...

Your main concern will be predators. Raccons, possums, skunks, foxes, owls, etc. which hunt your birds at night and can get into almost anything unless you're careful.

I would be wary of throwing...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-17-2009, 03:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,841
Posted By oneKnight
Quote: Originally Posted by talk de jour...

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Originally Posted by talk de jour http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13771639)...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-17-2009, 03:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,604
Posted By oneKnight
There is a maximum per week, here of $222 so...

There is a maximum per week, here of $222 so $222x4 would be the max per month ($888).
Even if you qulify for more based on your income, the max anyone gets is $220/week. This is a poor state, you...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-16-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 900
Posted By oneKnight
Yeah, they probably can't immagine. Being...

Yeah, they probably can't immagine.

Being poor, even just a little bit, is a whole nother world away from being rich. The twain shall never cross - sorta thing.
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   05-16-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By oneKnight
Mine have lived outside since 2 weeks, they just...

Mine have lived outside since 2 weeks, they just need a draft free coop and a heat lamp until they are fully feathered, you don't have to keep them in your house to provide that.

I started taking...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-16-2009, 04:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 759
Posted By oneKnight
I like Crown and Dr Pepper (not a fan of Coke)...

I like Crown and Dr Pepper (not a fan of Coke) but Crown is good enough to shoot straight http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif

Rum is good in Cherry Soda, but I'm...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-15-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 974
Posted By oneKnight
Quote: Originally Posted by sunnysandiegan...

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Originally Posted by sunnysandiegan http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13764928)
I agree with the possibility that the...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-15-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,450
Posted By oneKnight
Well I freeze things to kill incoming bugs then...

Well I freeze things to kill incoming bugs then put them in glass (spaghetti jars, Mason jars, pickle jars) or airtight plastic such as Rubbermaid and I haven't had a moth problem yet (knock on...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-15-2009, 04:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By oneKnight
If I were you I would do what Captain_Crunch...

If I were you I would do what Captain_Crunch said about opening at least one credit card. You can usually get a store card easy, and once you have one they will probably send you all kinds of...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-15-2009, 04:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,003
Posted By oneKnight
You're right it's ms, I hadn't checked in a...

You're right it's ms, I hadn't checked in a while. If you ping the server with 5 -10 byte packages it comes back a minimum, maximum, and average response time - in ms.

I know some people who play...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-15-2009, 04:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,038
Posted By oneKnight
Well, WIC isn't that helpful IMO, but maybe you...

Well, WIC isn't that helpful IMO, but maybe you can qualify for food stamps? I believe they mainly look at income vs. cost of housing so if your mortgage is pretty high I would apply to see if you...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   05-15-2009, 02:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By oneKnight
Quote: Originally Posted by ohsimplebaby...

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Originally Posted by ohsimplebaby http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13716636)
Hi there,
Tomorrow we are getting our...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-15-2009, 01:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,003
Posted By oneKnight
FWIW, we play a simple but graphic-heavy online...

FWIW, we play a simple but graphic-heavy online game. The speed that you play at (your lag) depends a LOT more on the speed of the server that you are connecting to and the amount of people using it...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-15-2009, 01:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 636
Posted By oneKnight
Check for first time home buyer programs. ...

Check for first time home buyer programs.

We got a FHA loan which paid the down payment for us forgiveable - contingent upon us living here for at least 5 years. Seeing as we haven't exactly...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-15-2009, 01:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
Posted By oneKnight
Quote: Originally Posted by cristeen...

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Originally Posted by cristeen http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13764931)
That only works if you pay it off the same...
Forum: Pets   05-15-2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By oneKnight
I also suggest feeding whole raw meaty bones,...

I also suggest feeding whole raw meaty bones, like a chicken leg for example. Your dog may find he enjoys crunching it up!
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-14-2009, 05:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 974
Posted By oneKnight
Quote: By chance, is the broth not cooling...

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By chance, is the broth not cooling down completely before you freeze it?
Nope, I usually refrigerate overnight before freezing, so it's plenty cold. It seems like the "texure" of the broth...
Forum: Pets   05-14-2009, 04:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By oneKnight
Rabies is common in raccoons, possums, skunks,...

Rabies is common in raccoons, possums, skunks, and the like, so if you had those critters comming up in your yard to steal pet food (like my parent's do), or dig in your trash, or kill your...
Forum: Pets   05-14-2009, 02:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By oneKnight
A big yard is NO subsititute for walks or other...

A big yard is NO subsititute for walks or other means of exercise. Most dogs are TERRIBLE at exercising themselves.
Mine just lays on the porch and ignores the whole big backyard. I moved a fence...
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