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  1. Every year its the most amazing time. Every year...

    Every year its the most amazing time. Every year we come back home going WOW. Every year we think "Nothing can top that" and every year I'm proven wrong.

    First off: Words cannot express my thanks...
  2. I hadn't seen where Jacob (Throkda on here.. my...

    I hadn't seen where Jacob (Throkda on here.. my husband) had spoken up, but this is for the newbies.

    We are going to be there from Wednesday night through to the end over at campsite 14. If you...
  3. I just got off the phone with Pinewood Nut and...

    I just got off the phone with Pinewood Nut and they're coming too. Staying at our campsite. Adding them to the spreadsheet.
  4. Quick question. I tend to like to bring a lending...

    Quick question. I tend to like to bring a lending library to the hang for folks to peruse. Things like The Handy Book for Boys, the Foxfire series, various books on botany and plants in Texas, books...
  5. Rat, you are a genius. ;) Thank you! I'm...

    Rat, you are a genius. ;) Thank you!

    I'm going to pick up a thing of petroleum jelly and we're going to be trying out multiple approaches. We'll see which way works best. Updates will be coming...
  6. Think this is what I'm going to go with. Looks to...

    Think this is what I'm going to go with. Looks to be the best idea I've come across.

    I'd rather not have possible weep-holes in a brand new tarp.
  7. I buy unimpregnated plain 1.1 ripstop nylon. I...

    I buy unimpregnated plain 1.1 ripstop nylon. I make the tarp, and then dip the whole sewn project in a mixture of 1 tube of clear silicone to 2 quarts mineral spirits, and then hang to dry. This...
  8. A very specific question making sil-nylon tarps.

    I've made tarps before and they turned out beautifully except for one problem. When we dipped the tarp, the little pockets at the corners that I had sewn to stick the cords into got stuck together....
  9. Tyler, I'm going to follow up Old Gringo here...

    Tyler, I'm going to follow up Old Gringo here with a little information. This time of the year is when the persimmons come ripe... that happens with the first good, hard frost of the year.

    I've...
  10. Something that I noticed last time was that a...

    Something that I noticed last time was that a brisket or two would have gone over really well. We had lots of sides, we had a good deal of carbohydrates, but a thought would be a sliced brisket or...
  11. My husband Jacob (Throkda on here) has two major...

    My husband Jacob (Throkda on here) has two major hobbies (among many many minor ones). Hammock camping and teaching board games to new folks. He'll be DELIGHTED to help you learn how to play.

    On...
  12. Heh. Okay, I need to get a game in with you. ;)

    Heh. Okay, I need to get a game in with you. ;)
  13. Yep. I'm the one who makes the cactus. Played the...

    Yep. I'm the one who makes the cactus. Played the fiddle for ..... well, since I was 3. Not saying how many years that's been. Mostly old bluegrass, texas swing, old gospel... but if you play...
  14. Just remembered to check for the thread. You know...

    Just remembered to check for the thread. You know we're always in. Count on two for me and Jacob / Throkda

    By the way, since I've gone over the stuff that's out there that time of year, and mostly...
  15. Just a quick note from me. :) I posted it on...

    Just a quick note from me. :)

    I posted it on the facebook page, but Throkda also told me to post it here.

    I've made arrangements with some folks to be able to come out and harvest on Friday...
  16. Sail, click here....

    Sail, click here. This is a little bit of a hint of what I talked about last year.

    Before we went on our hike, I cooked some prickly pear pads and introduced folks to the fruit, the pads as food,...
  17. Thank you Throkda... I was meaning to ask here,...

    Thank you Throkda... I was meaning to ask here, just hadn't gotten to it yet. Also I kind of didn't want to derail anything.

    I don't do formal. If anybody thinks of anything, just pipe up and let...
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    Well, Throkda loves to spoil me and I've got a...

    Well, Throkda loves to spoil me and I've got a ton of sewing projects coming up in short order so he got me something I've had my eye on for well over a decade.
    ...
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    To save time, I'll just say all of the state...

    To save time, I'll just say all of the state parks are good. Cedar Hill SP is in the metroplex and is where we do all of our gear testing. We live just on the other side of Joe Pool lake, so its...
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    Makes perfect sense. Thank you. I've been sewing...

    Makes perfect sense. Thank you. I've been sewing pretty much all my life. Just haven't made gear before.

    We and the folks I would be making them for are all car campers. Weight isn't a concern...
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    Did you tape the edges? If so, how much tape did...

    Did you tape the edges? If so, how much tape did you use overall?

    I'm making at least two of these very soon and possibly 4 or 5 depending.
  22. Just a thought. Last year I brought a few books...

    Just a thought. Last year I brought a few books on various subjects and since then have added a few more to my collection. Found one of the old Foxfire books, books on knots, whittling, of course the...
  23. LMAO! You post that as I'm deciding whether I can...

    LMAO! You post that as I'm deciding whether I can dust off the rust on some of the old bob wills tunes I knew. Its easy to sit back and play second fiddle to the guitar. Its a whole other thing to...
  24. Throkda forgot to mention it, but I will be...

    Throkda forgot to mention it, but I will be bringing my fiddle as well. That was a lot of fun and I look forward to playing with y'all again. :)

    Sail, we normally have a potluck / stone soup...
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    Hi David!! *squishyhug* Welcome and congrats...

    Hi David!! *squishyhug* Welcome and congrats again!
  26. Thread: Hey Yall

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    Howdy! From Mansfield, Texas. :)

    Howdy! From Mansfield, Texas. :)
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    Here's another vote for Meridian. We really do...

    Here's another vote for Meridian. We really do love that park. But we're happy with wherever we end up.

    How about Tyler or Daingerfield?

    Meridian state park picture set.

    Daingerfield...
  28. Old folks. Pfft. Here I was playing a few Bob...

    Old folks. Pfft. Here I was playing a few Bob Wills tunes and Johnny Gimble and other stuff and nobody knew 'em. Next thing you know you're going to say that Lynard Skynard and Boston is old folks...
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    Definite maybes here too. I want to go.

    Definite maybes here too. I want to go.
  30. Interesting information about some of the things...

    Interesting information about some of the things we saw.

    Y'all remember the lowly chickweed. Its a lot more useful than just for salad.
    http://www.kingdomplantae.net/images/chickweed1.jpg
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  31. What a wonderful weekend! First thanks goes to...

    What a wonderful weekend!

    First thanks goes to Uncle Mike. It is through you that all of this happened. Your organizational skills, avid promotion of our hobby, and sheer charisma made all of this...
  32. NOAA weather...

    NOAA weather report says its going to be perfection. Not too hot, perfect sleeping temps. Slight chance of rain. Going to be a touch on the windy side though. Watch out for those widowmakers.
    ...
  33. Question: I've got a couple really awesome books...

    Question: I've got a couple really awesome books that have neat stuff in them. The American Boys Handy Book and a canning and food preservation bible from 1918. The latter is in good condition, and...
  34. I've had it before, but its been many many years....

    I've had it before, but its been many many years. I vaguely remember something with venison jerky that'd been powdered, pumpkin seeds, some kind of unidentifiable red fruit, and lard. Definitely...
  35. Got all the correct permits, official permission,...

    Got all the correct permits, official permission, and gate codes. Tomorrow I go harvesting for goodies for us to have a taste! Here's hoping I find good stuff!
  36. Beverly, NOAA...

    Beverly,

    NOAA is the most accurate that I've found. And this graph is the most accurate. However, it doesn't go out that far. So we're having to wait. I'm going to be posting it later when its...
  37. So, a vote for "Yes" How about smores?

    So, a vote for "Yes"

    How about smores?
  38. I can bring some homemade cookies. Chocolate...

    I can bring some homemade cookies. Chocolate chip? Chocolate chip and pecan? What's folks favorite cookies. Butterscotch chip, white chocolate chip, oatmeal rasin, etc. Homemade cookies are cheap and...
  39. I know we're doing stone soup one night. Is there...

    I know we're doing stone soup one night. Is there any requests of something to bring to put in it?

    I honestly don't know what I should bring. I hate not bringing anything. So do we need anything?...
  40. Hey, I can clearly remember it being 90 degrees...

    Hey, I can clearly remember it being 90 degrees for thanksgiving. We're blessed that it's gonna be so pretty!
  41. Now everybody knows the old saying... If you...

    Now everybody knows the old saying... If you don't like the weather, wait a minute and it'll change. Fall weather down here is especially unpredictable.

    But, here's a preliminary long-range...
  42. Down here in Texas, we typically see our Morels...

    Down here in Texas, we typically see our Morels in the springtime around early April. I don't see a whole bunch in the winter. Puffballs are out in profusion. One thing I've been wanting to find is...
  43. I'll bring my fiddle.

    I'll bring my fiddle.
  44. I did want to mention, I am running into some...

    I did want to mention, I am running into some issues attempting to find places that will allow me to do some harvesting. Its infuriating that it has to be this difficult, and I haven't given up yet....
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    Under. You can always add more on top / keep your...

    Under. You can always add more on top / keep your clothes on, etc. Underneath you its difficult to add more because laying on top of it compresses it.
  46. Thread: Why is it...

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    Now this, I LIKE! :D

    Now this, I LIKE! :D
  47. Thread: Why is it...

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    See, being in a tent feels less safe to me. A lot...

    See, being in a tent feels less safe to me. A lot less safe. You can't see out. Also, you're on the ground with all the snakes, scorpions, tarantulas, bugs, fire ants, and all the stuff that sticks,...
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    Yep, turtledog stand is great. Pic of Throkda...

    Yep, turtledog stand is great.

    Pic of Throkda in one at the drive-in. Watchin movies in STYLE!
    https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/560295_10150956623036928_1879069018_n.jpg
  49. Thread: Why is it...

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    Why is it...

    That every time I bring up hammock camping to ground dwellers, they start in thinking how "hard core" it is.

    Heard it this morning while visiting with a bunch of outdoorsy types when somebody...
  50. Thread: Mayan ruins

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    Just a thought, instead of just waiting for you...

    Just a thought, instead of just waiting for you to have an uncomfortable night trying to stretch it out, do you have someplace you can hang it and leave it hung for a couple of days? Load it up with...
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