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#475087 - 06/29/17 09:04 AM A Look From The Other Side
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Don't get to see this view often so thought I would take a picture from the other side of the pond. Things are starting to come together at the ole retirement homestead.... smile

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#475090 - 06/29/17 09:30 AM Re: A Look From The Other Side [Re: RC51]
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Loc: SC
RC, looks like a place I'd retire to in a heartbeat. Congrats!
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#475096 - 06/29/17 11:05 AM Re: A Look From The Other Side [Re: RC51]
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Loc: West Central Missouri
You can't beat good livin'!
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#475172 - 06/30/17 11:45 AM Re: A Look From The Other Side [Re: RC51]
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Thanks guys. I miss it every time I leave!! It's kind of a catch 22 really. I can't wait to be there permanently but don't wanna rush getting that old to quick... lol

For now I enjoy it on the weekends and my parents are there enjoying it as well. I have my own built in caretakers and workers!! LOL...

RC
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#475173 - 06/30/17 11:58 AM Re: A Look From The Other Side [Re: RC51]
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Beautiful! I'd like to put a house next to our pond, at the farm.. (But no $$)
Looks like a great place to kick back and enjoy life!
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#475209 - 06/30/17 09:19 PM Re: A Look From The Other Side [Re: RC51]
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Nice RC!! What is the building behind the white car?
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#475210 - 06/30/17 10:52 PM Re: A Look From The Other Side [Re: RC51]
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That is great your parents get to enjoy it. Great looking retirement place.
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#476633 - 07/21/17 03:17 PM Re: A Look From The Other Side [Re: RC51]
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Don't have time to redo them all but I will do a few at a time that mean a lot to me... Specially my kids stuff... and fish from the pond. I know everyone that visits here loves to see those pics!!

RC
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#476636 - 07/21/17 03:30 PM Re: A Look From The Other Side [Re: RC51]
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Loc: Nashville, AR
Wow, you couldn't get me away from that place!! Looks great!!
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#476637 - 07/21/17 03:34 PM Re: A Look From The Other Side [Re: RC51]
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Registered: 05/03/14
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Loc: East Texas, USA
Great looking place, RC! I like the floating feeder a lot more now that I've had ants invade of couple of my shore based feeders.
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#476638 - 07/21/17 03:44 PM Re: A Look From The Other Side [Re: RC51]
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LOL I never thought of that but yeah that could suck for sure!!

RC
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#476657 - 07/21/17 07:39 PM Re: A Look From The Other Side [Re: RC51]
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Registered: 12/19/14
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Loc: lake co calif
Won't the fish eat the ants when the feeder throws them out with the food.

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#476662 - 07/21/17 08:45 PM Re: A Look From The Other Side [Re: cb100]
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Probably, but the ants swarm around the feeder and make the area no-go territory, especially for kids. This is really annoying since one of the infested feeders is on my dock... mad


Edited by anthropic (07/21/17 08:46 PM)
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#476687 - 07/22/17 05:27 AM Re: A Look From The Other Side [Re: RC51]
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I have a fire ant mound about 10 ft from my feeder. I occasionally try to kill them but have been pretty unsuccessful. For some reason they have never really bothered us or gotten into the feeder. Not sure why.
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#476877 - 07/24/17 09:57 AM Re: A Look From The Other Side [Re: RC51]
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I had that problem but Esshup (Scott) suggested a product call Tanglefoot that you place onthe legs of the feeder and the ants can't/won't cross it. It is a pate that Works good for me but it is a little sticky/messy if you accidentaly touch it.
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#476887 - 07/24/17 11:25 AM Re: A Look From The Other Side [Re: djstauder]
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Originally Posted By: djstauder
I had that problem but Esshup (Scott) suggested a product call Tanglefoot that you place onthe legs of the feeder and the ants can't/won't cross it. It is a pate that Works good for me but it is a little sticky/messy if you accidentaly touch it.


Thanks! I'll give it a try.
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#476890 - 07/24/17 11:38 AM Re: A Look From The Other Side [Re: RC51]
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RC, ya don't need ta worry about gettin old too fast, it just happens.
About 5 yrs ago I met a gal and as we were talkin she asked how old I was. Told her 61 and she said she couldn't believe that. I told her I didn't understand it myself. Good luck.
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#476898 - 07/24/17 12:38 PM Re: A Look From The Other Side [Re: Bob-O]
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Originally Posted By: Bob-O
RC, ya don't need ta worry about gettin old too fast, it just happens.
About 5 yrs ago I met a gal and as we were talkin she asked how old I was. Told her 61 and she said she couldn't believe that. I told her I didn't understand it myself. Good luck.


LOL Bob!! I know I'm gonna be 50 this January and my kids are like dang your a half century old!!!! They cant rap their heads around it...lol.

Oh Father Time he stops for no one that's for sure!!

RC
As Eric always says "Take time to stop and smell the roses" enjoy the journey and I have been doing that more and more these days... I know 50 don't seem that old but I have had a lot of friends already pass younger then me..
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