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The FReeper Foxhole Enjoys a Lazy Sunday with a SAMWolf & Snippy Update - October 15th, 2006
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Posted on 10/14/2006 8:13:16 PM PDT by snippy_about_it



Lord,

Keep our Troops forever in Your care

Give them victory over the enemy...

Grant them a safe and swift return...

Bless those who mourn the lost.
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Georgia on our mind




So here we are, in the Deep South, Ochlocknee, Georgia...almost.


We aren't in any city, but Ochlocknee is our post office. It's a short pleasant 10 mile country drive to the grocery and the town of Thomasville.

We like it out here in the country and this time we plan to stay put for a while, Lord willing and the creek don't rise or the saints... and all that.

Direct TV isn't bad at all, although admittedly we rarely watch tv.

Dial-up internet is painfully slow.

The dogs are good. We have a decent amount of yard fenced off for them with a temporary farm fence. Miss Scarlett loves to chase the bugs out here and on the land behind us lives a young female "Sarge look-alike" named Miss Tilley.

Sarge just sits and pines away for her. I'm pretty sure she thinks he's a handsome fella.


Sarge, flirting with Miss Tilley


We have poisonous toads here and we have to watch the dogs carefully at dawn and dusk. They think it's fun to play with the toads.

Miss feather, we have lots of dragonflies, they like to tease the dogs. It's like they know the dogs can't catch them.

We have all kinds of birds, Sam saw a pileated woodpecker a couple days ago, I'm jealous!. We have blue jays and cardinals, warblers and finches and a few different woodpeckers. Roosters crow in the early morning and the woods yield lots of strange sounds at night.

The sky is quite beautiful out here, you can see more than you can in the cities and suburbs. It's like camping out only with a house instead of a tent.

Oh yeah, somewhere between Oregon, North Carolina and Georgia, we got married to each other...in Florida. :-)

We can open burn out here. (note to samwise: with permits!)

The past two Saturdays we spent the entire day watching our burn pile burn. Sam has done such a fine job of clearing the land that we have plenty more to burn when the days are good for it. It's a great way to relax.



Gnats, they are horrible at certain times of the day. The road system is good and the people in the nearby towns are what we find here typically, nice southern polite folks.

We're mostly settled in and hopefully a time will come when we will be able to fence the entire acre in and the dogs can have free roam of the place, that'll be nice.

We wish we could be online more but there is a lot to do and I'm away about 11 hours a day during the week commuting to Tallahassee and Sam is always busy with the chores. And did I mention, dial-up is awful?



All in all, we're blessed and truly enjoying ourselves, the house, the dogs and the area. Now that the humidity of summer is over the weather is quite pleasant.

I'd love to share more pictures with you but in case you missed it, dial-up is awful to work with and we can only be on-line one computer at a time.



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We think our Foxhole family is the best and miss doing daily threads and we really enjoy it when alfa6 gets some time and puts one up. We would bet there are some more folks out there who could do one now and again. I hope they find their way here.



Good morning everyone. It's a great day for being lazy.



Sam, I think we should go burn something!

Enjoy your Sunday.



1 posted on 10/14/2006 8:13:17 PM PDT by snippy_about_it
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To: alfa6; Allen H; Colonial Warrior; texianyankee; vox_PL; Bigturbowski; ruoflaw; Bombardier; ...



"FALL IN" to the FReeper Foxhole!



Good Sunday Morning Everyone.

If you want to be added to our occasional ping list, let us know.


2 posted on 10/14/2006 8:15:18 PM PDT by snippy_about_it (Fall in --> The FReeper Foxhole. America's History. America's Soul. WWPD (what would Patton do))
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To: snippy_about_it
Click Here

There is no such thing as a FRee Lunch. Have You stopped by and Bumped the FReepathon??

3 posted on 10/14/2006 8:24:46 PM PDT by Fiddlstix (Warning! This Is A Subliminal Tagline! Read it at your own risk!(Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: snippy_about_it

I'm here ma'am!


4 posted on 10/14/2006 8:25:57 PM PDT by Professional Engineer (If you know that i and j are the same number, you might be a nerd too.)
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To: Professional Engineer

I'm headed for bed but how is your boss's (sp?) mom?


5 posted on 10/14/2006 8:30:26 PM PDT by snippy_about_it (Fall in --> The FReeper Foxhole. America's History. America's Soul. WWPD (what would Patton do))
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To: Fiddlstix

Hey Fiddlstix, good to see you.


6 posted on 10/14/2006 8:34:37 PM PDT by snippy_about_it (Fall in --> The FReeper Foxhole. America's History. America's Soul. WWPD (what would Patton do))
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To: snippy_about_it

I'll be back and so glad to see you back...

See you for coffee!


7 posted on 10/14/2006 8:35:22 PM PDT by The Mayor ( http://albanysinsanity.com/)
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To: The Mayor

I'm up past my bedtime so I'll need that coffee. See you in the morning.


8 posted on 10/14/2006 8:36:28 PM PDT by snippy_about_it (Fall in --> The FReeper Foxhole. America's History. America's Soul. WWPD (what would Patton do))
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To: snippy_about_it

Me too, off to bed.


9 posted on 10/14/2006 8:37:15 PM PDT by The Mayor ( http://albanysinsanity.com/)
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To: snippy_about_it
Good to see you too J
10 posted on 10/14/2006 8:37:29 PM PDT by Fiddlstix (Warning! This Is A Subliminal Tagline! Read it at your own risk!(Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: snippy_about_it
I am working on getting my pilot's license, I will fly down and see you. I am in Washington, GA and have an aunt in Thomasville.

Uncle Sam put me on 100% disability with the VA and I am drawing 100% of my military retirement based on the Combat Related Special Compensation. Life is good.
11 posted on 10/14/2006 9:13:28 PM PDT by U S Army EOD (Support your local EOD Detachment)
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To: snippy_about_it

OK, now this one is going to be hard to index...

Wait. that tractor looks a little like one of the German vehicles in WWII. Perhaps I should index this thread under 'Armor'.

Best wishes for the newlyweds.


12 posted on 10/14/2006 9:18:25 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: snippy_about_it; Professional Engineer; alfa6; Samwise; radu; w_over_w; PhilDragoo; Johnny Gage; ...
Good Sunday Morning to all.

It's been a real busy last six months but things look like they're finally starting to "settle down" and major changes don't seem to be happening at least twice a day, maybe Snippy and I can get back to our normal "organized confusion" lives again. :-)

At least I found out that clearing an acre of overgrown woodland is great way to lose about 15 lbs.(so is packing/loading and unpacking/unloading moving vans every few months)

Well, it's way past my bedtime, so time to hit the sack

P.S. I HATE DIAL_UP!!!!!


13 posted on 10/14/2006 9:33:20 PM PDT by SAMWolf (To learn about paranoids, follow them around)
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To: PAR35
LOL! Put it down as a "Kettenrad"

Thanks for the best wishes.

14 posted on 10/14/2006 9:36:40 PM PDT by SAMWolf (To learn about paranoids, follow them around)
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To: SAMWolf; snippy_about_it; PAR35

Hey i did a Treadhead Tuesdsay on dem der thingies

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-vetscor/1504318/posts

He he he

Nothing like getting to know that ol spainard to lose a little weight, eh

You know Manuel Labor :-)

oh and congrats to the two of ya

Best Regards

alfa6 ;.}


15 posted on 10/14/2006 10:10:01 PM PDT by alfa6 (Taxes are seldom levied for the benefit of the taxed.)
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To: SAMWolf
Ditch the dial up and get DSL.

Good to see the Foxhole up again.

I came back from Afghanistan and now I'm in Iraq.

16 posted on 10/14/2006 11:00:40 PM PDT by Cannoneer No. 4 (Either we bring them freedom, or they destroy us.)
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To: snippy_about_it; SAMWolf
Hiya kids,

welcome back ... and thanks for the update .... :)

±

"The Era of Osama lasted about an hour, from the time the first plane hit the tower to the moment the General Militia of Flight 93 reported for duty."
Toward FREEDOM

17 posted on 10/15/2006 12:06:02 AM PDT by Neil E. Wright (An oath is FOREVER)
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To: snippy_about_it; SAMWolf

Helloooooooooo you two!

Nice to hear y'all are getting settled in at your new digs. PRETTY PLACE y'all have.

And I see congrats are in order for the newlyweds!! How cool! WOOHOO!! I wish you many, many, many happy years together.

I hope you can find an alternative to that dial-up. It really does stink, doesn't it? I remember it all too well from our days stuck with WebTV. LOL!

Great to "see" y'all again!


18 posted on 10/15/2006 12:11:39 AM PDT by radu (May God watch over our troops and keep them safe)
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To: snippy_about_it

Long time no hear!
Sounds great I’m out in the sticks too.

Give RFD TV a try some good shows on it. And then there’s Mail Call.

I had the same problem with dial up and no DSL out were I'm at. I got WildBlue satellite Internet. Give it a try.

As I have said before Buck had it right;)

I Wouldn't Live In New York City (If They Gave Me The Whole Dang Town)"

It ain't nothin' but a concrete jungle with people packed like sardines
Where everybody's tryin' to live beyond their means
Where all the natives hurry and scurry too and fro
And like a fleas on a puppy dog they got no place to go.

I wouldn't live in New York City if they gave me the whole dang town
Talk about a bummer it's the biggest one around
Sodom and Gommorah was tame to what I found
I wouldn't live in New York City if they gave me the whole dang town.

Well, I ain't seen the sunshine since the day that I arrived
'Cause brother I've been busy a-tryin' to survive
Nobody knows you've been here till you're six feet under ground
Than you become a statistic if they remember to write you down.

I wouldn't live in New York City if they gave me the whole dang town
Talk about a bummer it's the biggest one around
Sodom and Gommorah was tame to what I found
I wouldn't live in New York City if they gave me the whole dang town...

http://thishell.net/lyrics_b/buck_owens_lyrics/i_wouldnt_live_in_new_york_city_lyrics.html

disk 3 #6
http://www.amazon.com/Buck-Owens-Collection-1959-1990/dp/B0000032UB


19 posted on 10/15/2006 12:21:55 AM PDT by quietolong
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To: snippy_about_it

Good morning, Snippy and everyone at the Freeper Foxhole.


20 posted on 10/15/2006 3:03:28 AM PDT by E.G.C.
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To: alfa6; PAR35

LOL! After years and years of desk jobs and then being a Capitalist Pig, I needed to lose the weight. It got frustrating at times but knowing it was "our" acre helped my attitude.

Hey Par35, looks like this thread gets classified as a "Treadhead" Thread. :-)

Thanks for the congrats. :-)


21 posted on 10/15/2006 5:17:34 AM PDT by SAMWolf (To learn about paranoids, follow them around)
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To: Cannoneer No. 4
Ditch the dial up and get DSL.

Every chnace we get we "mention" to the phone company how nice it would be to get DSL in our area, so far they haven't decided to take our suggestion.

Keep your head down and take care.

22 posted on 10/15/2006 5:19:43 AM PDT by SAMWolf (To learn about paranoids, follow them around)
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To: radu
I hope you can find an alternative to that dial-up. It really does stink, doesn't it? I remember it all too well from our days stuck with WebTV. LOL!

OMG! I remember the Web-TV people, I guess that was almost as bad as dial-up. We're hoping to find some alternative but for now it looks like we're stuck with dial up.

P I've always wanted to have a place out in the sticks (even if it means having dial up). This is like my dream come true, a great woman, some dogs and land down in the South. It don't get much better, except that "DIAL UP SUCKS!!! ;-)

P.S. Snippy helped around here too


23 posted on 10/15/2006 5:37:55 AM PDT by SAMWolf (To learn about paranoids, follow them around)
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To: quietolong

Thanks for some possible alternatives. We'll check them out. :-)


24 posted on 10/15/2006 5:39:04 AM PDT by SAMWolf (To learn about paranoids, follow them around)
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To: snippy_about_it

Woohoo! The Foxhole's back!


25 posted on 10/15/2006 5:39:15 AM PDT by Samwise (All that is needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.)
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To: E.G.C.

Morning E.G.C.


26 posted on 10/15/2006 5:39:38 AM PDT by SAMWolf (To learn about paranoids, follow them around)
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To: Samwise
Woohoo! The Foxhole's back!

Hi Samwise. You all can't get rid of us that easy.

27 posted on 10/15/2006 5:41:04 AM PDT by SAMWolf (To learn about paranoids, follow them around)
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To: SAMWolf
Hey there, SAM. I still think you should check into DirectWay. I've never had it; but if if couldn't get DSL, I'd try it.
28 posted on 10/15/2006 5:42:13 AM PDT by Samwise (All that is needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.)
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To: SAMWolf

Snippy, you've changed!


29 posted on 10/15/2006 5:43:43 AM PDT by Samwise (All that is needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.)
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To: SAMWolf
You all can't get rid of us that easy.

Like a bad penny? :^)

30 posted on 10/15/2006 5:44:49 AM PDT by Samwise (All that is needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.)
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To: Samwise
Snippy, you've changed!

It's that "life of leisure" her hsuband lets her live. ;-)

31 posted on 10/15/2006 5:54:43 AM PDT by SAMWolf (To learn about paranoids, follow them around)
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To: snippy_about_it; SAMWolf; bentfeather; Professional Engineer; Samwise; Peanut Gallery; Wneighbor; ..

October 15, 2006

Drink Up!

Whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him will never thirst. —John 4:14

In 1981, Ida's Pastry Shoppe in Jenison, Michigan, advertised this special offer: "Buy one of our coffee mugs for $4.79 and fill up your cup for a dime each time you visit."

But the owners never expected that 25 years later, four longtime customers would still be getting their cup of java every day—for 10 cents.

You won't find many deals like that anymore. But Jesus offered something far greater to the woman at the well (John 4:10). He said, "Whoever drinks of this water will thirst again, but . . . the water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting life" (vv.13-14).

The woman at the well was ready to listen. None of her many personal relationships had ever filled up her emptiness. Then Jesus offered her "water" that would soothe her parched life and give her something more—the promise of eternal life.

That same promise is ours as well. Jesus said, "I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly" (John 10:10).

God's grace and love come from a bottomless reservoir. Drink from the water He offers, and you will never thirst again. Cindy Hess Kasper

Gracious and Almighty Savior,
Source of all that shall endure,
Quench my thirst with living water,
Living water, clear and pure.  —Vinal

Only Jesus, the Living Water, can satisfy the thirsty soul.

Bible in One Year: Bible in One Year:   Isaiah 45-46; 1 Thessalonians 3


32 posted on 10/15/2006 6:06:16 AM PDT by The Mayor ( http://albanysinsanity.com/)
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To: The Mayor

Morning, Mayor!


33 posted on 10/15/2006 6:08:05 AM PDT by Samwise (All that is needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.)
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To: Professional Engineer; alfa6; bentfeather
Hubby finally started working on that to-do list.


34 posted on 10/15/2006 6:10:09 AM PDT by Samwise (All that is needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.)
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To: snippy_about_it
Congratulations Snippy (or is it now "Mrs. SamWolf"??) and Sam on your marriage, and WELCOME to the real South. It sounds like there is an awful lot of contentment in your life now. Bless your hearts. :-)
35 posted on 10/15/2006 6:10:39 AM PDT by Humal
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To: SAMWolf

Morning, Sam. How's it going?:-D


36 posted on 10/15/2006 6:11:29 AM PDT by E.G.C.
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To: Samwise

Good morning!


37 posted on 10/15/2006 6:12:15 AM PDT by The Mayor ( http://albanysinsanity.com/)
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To: Professional Engineer; alfa6; bentfeather

"I wish I'd done this when I was 15 years younger."

38 posted on 10/15/2006 6:12:25 AM PDT by Samwise (All that is needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.)
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To: Professional Engineer; alfa6; bentfeather
Time to get back to airplanes.
39 posted on 10/15/2006 6:14:08 AM PDT by Samwise (All that is needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.)
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To: SAMWolf; snippy_about_it

pinging the dial-up impaired to pics of hubby's latest chore.


40 posted on 10/15/2006 6:15:39 AM PDT by Samwise (All that is needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.)
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To: SAMWolf; snippy_about_it

Congratulations Mr and Mrs Foxhole!


41 posted on 10/15/2006 6:30:43 AM PDT by The Mayor ( http://albanysinsanity.com/)
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To: snippy_about_it; SAMWolf

How about that AF memorial


42 posted on 10/15/2006 6:55:30 AM PDT by larryjohnson
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To: SAMWolf

Still a webtv people


43 posted on 10/15/2006 6:58:04 AM PDT by larryjohnson
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To: SAMWolf; snippy_about_it; Samwise; The Mayor; Professional Engineer; Peanut Gallery; alfa6; radu; ..

The view out my kitchen window!

44 posted on 10/15/2006 7:44:39 AM PDT by Soaring Feather (and, i wasn't on when you answered either....(New temporary tag line courtesy of SW)
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To: SAMWolf; snippy_about_it

Dear friends,

I am overjoyed with happiness for you and revel in your joy!

May God Bless you both richly.


Keep an eye on those dragonflies for me, snippy. Please make sure Sarge and Ms. Scarlet don't have them for snacks.


45 posted on 10/15/2006 7:48:25 AM PDT by Soaring Feather (and, i wasn't on when you answered either....(New temporary tag line courtesy of SW)
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To: Samwise
Wow some big projects happening in the back yard.

I am so jealous of your hot tub. ;)
46 posted on 10/15/2006 7:51:03 AM PDT by Soaring Feather (and, i wasn't on when you answered either....(New temporary tag line courtesy of SW)
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To: bentfeather
The hot tub is nice for after those back-breaking projects. You are welcome any time. Margaritas on the house!
47 posted on 10/15/2006 7:54:10 AM PDT by Samwise (All that is needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.)
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To: Samwise

LOL

Oh thanks. I have not been in a hot tub for years now, they are so relaxing.


48 posted on 10/15/2006 7:56:48 AM PDT by Soaring Feather (and, i wasn't on when you answered either....(New temporary tag line courtesy of SW)
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To: The Mayor; All

Mayor, did ya have some snow??
Click....;)

49 posted on 10/15/2006 8:17:30 AM PDT by Soaring Feather (and, i wasn't on when you answered either....(New temporary tag line courtesy of SW)
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To: Humal
WELCOME to the real South. It sounds like there is an awful lot of contentment in your life now. Bless your hearts. :-)

Thanks Humal, like the song says, "Some people wait a lifetime, for a moment like this" :-)

50 posted on 10/15/2006 8:41:51 AM PDT by SAMWolf (To learn about paranoids, follow them around)
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