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Message 1427918 - Posted: 13 Oct 2013, 4:43:51 UTC - in response to Message 1427914.  

before the eucalyptus kicks in!


Man are you lucky I am not a kid in your neighbourhood.....

I lived at a house that was shaded by some really tall eucalyptus trees, sad to say the trees are gone, though the house where I lived still exists, mostly unchanged, the nearby hill a street over, leveled.


I don't know how things are down south, but up here eucalyptus is an "invasive exotic". They are fairly flammable, they drop dangerous slippery leaves all over our winding hilly roads and nothing eats them, including the deer!
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Message 1427922 - Posted: 13 Oct 2013, 4:51:24 UTC

nothing eats them, including the deer!


You need a Koala?


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Message 1427925 - Posted: 13 Oct 2013, 4:57:32 UTC

Nice idea Ian, but I'm afraid that would only compound the problem.
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Message 1427931 - Posted: 13 Oct 2013, 5:02:44 UTC - in response to Message 1427918.  

before the eucalyptus kicks in!


Man are you lucky I am not a kid in your neighbourhood.....

I lived at a house that was shaded by some really tall eucalyptus trees, sad to say the trees are gone, though the house where I lived still exists, mostly unchanged, the nearby hill a street over, leveled.


I don't know how things are down south, but up here eucalyptus is an "invasive exotic". They are fairly flammable, they drop dangerous slippery leaves all over our winding hilly roads and nothing eats them, including the deer!

Yeah I know that Angela, but then the trees are from Australia, Koalas like eucalyptus leaves I read once, other than that I don't think the trees are too useful.
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Message 1427976 - Posted: 13 Oct 2013, 9:34:04 UTC

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Message 1428064 - Posted: 13 Oct 2013, 16:12:21 UTC - in response to Message 1427918.  

I don't know how things are down south, but up here eucalyptus is an "invasive exotic". They are fairly flammable, they drop dangerous slippery leaves all over our winding hilly roads and nothing eats them, including the deer!

How about goats?

Did I mention here that our park district rented some goats to eat the poison ivy in one of the parks? They aren't allergic to it, they love it, and they also eat all the other junk vegetation in the way of getting to the ivy. Plus they fertilize the good stuff that's left. And the cost of renting them was only half of what it would cost to hire people to do it.

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Message 1428109 - Posted: 13 Oct 2013, 17:09:32 UTC

Herds of goats are for hire in our area as well. I have seen them used for "fire control" on the hillsides. They munch everything down better than weed whackers can do. I don't know if they eat eucalyptus saplings or not. (And as an aside, I've always wanted to put a cool job title down on my tax return such as "Modern Day Goatherd"!)

But, I return you now to the glorious topic at hand...
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Message 1428119 - Posted: 13 Oct 2013, 17:42:23 UTC

I've always wanted to put a cool job title down on my tax return such as "Modern Day Goatherd"!)

Weeeelll you could try Crazy Raccoon Lady, which has a certain panache.
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Message 1428123 - Posted: 13 Oct 2013, 17:57:56 UTC - in response to Message 1427305.  

Four more boxes to go through this weekend, and then I'm officially "decorated"!

Here's a monster you don't see everyday...

It's a Horse of a different skin...


And the subject of tonight's nightmare has been decided. :P

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Message 1428148 - Posted: 13 Oct 2013, 19:13:22 UTC - in response to Message 1428123.  

Four more boxes to go through this weekend, and then I'm officially "decorated"!

Here's a monster you don't see everyday...

It's a Horse of a different skin...


And the subject of tonight's nightmare has been decided. :P

All it needs now are some big wings...
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Message 1433609 - Posted: 25 Oct 2013, 21:24:40 UTC

I just finished baking up a double batch of bat entrails.
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Message 1433611 - Posted: 25 Oct 2013, 21:31:03 UTC

Never mind the nibbles, what about the main meal?

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Message 1433623 - Posted: 25 Oct 2013, 21:51:38 UTC

Never mind the nibbles, what about the main meal?

Beverage choices include hot apple spider, spiked boo-berry punch and a variety of sparkling swamp waters.

The appetizer buffet includes chain rattlin' cheese-chutney spread for crackers, toadstool tartletts, a frightening fresh fruit platter, shrieking shrimp with calamitous cocktail sauce, vampire vineleaves with terrifying tzatziki sauce, bacon wrapped albino spider bites, and pumpkin seeds.

Dessert offerings include cauldron kettle corn, bat entrails and petrifying pumpkin bars.

Party favors are bags of perilous peanut brittle.
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Message 1433632 - Posted: 25 Oct 2013, 21:57:31 UTC

There is no better nosh than chicken giblets
and spam fried up with eggs over and toast.
It gets cold on Halloween with the screen out
of the front door for passing out goodies to
all the little Goblins and Ghosts..

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Message 1433660 - Posted: 25 Oct 2013, 22:33:44 UTC

Oh my gosh, the Hotel Korpela menu has surpassed itself this year :-) I must write to the Michelin people ....
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Message 1433674 - Posted: 25 Oct 2013, 22:46:04 UTC

I think after eating all that I'd start to look like the michelin man :)
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Message 1433676 - Posted: 25 Oct 2013, 22:47:19 UTC

You'd be tyred out!
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Message 1433678 - Posted: 25 Oct 2013, 22:47:58 UTC - in response to Message 1433674.  
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I think after eating all that I'd start to look like the michelin man :)


Not at all, you get to look like me....?
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Message 1433723 - Posted: 25 Oct 2013, 23:41:01 UTC - in response to Message 1433678.  

I think after eating all that I'd start to look like the michelin man :)


Not at all, you get to look like me....?
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Is that what happens when you eat the bat entrails? I'm in :)
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Message 1433744 - Posted: 25 Oct 2013, 23:56:02 UTC

"Bat entrails" No NO NO!
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