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Idle Chit-Chat > stock market (1 reply - 1468 views)

Anybody else out there get trashed by the stock market decline in November?  I have not been able to pursue the civil war because I ...   Wed Dec 24th, 2008 05:25 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Re Johan Steele (34 replies - 10942 views)

Thanks for the update Ole.  Wow. Scary. My prayers and best wishes to him and his family. ...   Wed Dec 24th, 2008 04:40 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Christmas traditions? (44 replies - 11423 views)

The tradition that comes first to my mind is way presents were opened.  As kids everyone was handed a present from under the tree, then ...   Sun Nov 30th, 2008 01:55 am

Battles and Campaigns > Significance of Forts Henry and Donelson (11 replies - 8760 views)

I agree with Ole.  Johnston's defensive line through KY has always been a puzzle to me.  The defenses on the Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers were not ...   Sun Nov 30th, 2008 01:30 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Thanksgiving dinner (50 replies - 13564 views)

Ole:  Once again you show yourself to be the master of soup stock. j harold:  That crock pot turkey sounds good!  I bet that is good over ...   Tue Nov 18th, 2008 03:21 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Thanksgiving dinner (50 replies - 13564 views)

I'm going to my next door neighbor's this Thanksgiving.  This will be the first Thanksgiving that I won't be cooking.  Feels strange.  However, I am ...   Tue Nov 18th, 2008 02:23 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Oh boy, oh boy...... (29 replies - 7240 views)

Get ready to gain some weight.  That KitchenAid mixer is going to put out some really good stuff.  ...   Mon Nov 17th, 2008 08:21 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Thanksgiving dinner (50 replies - 13564 views)

Thanksgiving is coming up.  Here's a north/south thing: what kind of stuffing do you prefer, bread or cornbread?  And what are your favorite sides to ...   Sun Nov 16th, 2008 11:50 am

Idle Chit-Chat > What's everyone reading these days? (181 replies - 60435 views)

Fan, I'm with you.  I can't stand to have a talk tape on in the car.  Music is OK, but a talk tape distracts me ...   Sat Nov 15th, 2008 12:37 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Is that a one? It IS a one! (36 replies - 8803 views)

Pam:  I do have to use the running board to climb in and out!  But really its not that bad.  About a week before Xmas I take parishioners ...   Wed Nov 12th, 2008 01:27 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Is that a one? It IS a one! (36 replies - 8803 views)

Ole:  I don't think we are going to forget how high the price of gas can get.  I won't that's for sure.  I own a ...   Tue Nov 11th, 2008 10:37 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > good riddance (15 replies - 4262 views)

Oh yes the dreaded E word.  I have actually started walking to our library every afternoon.  That is a couple mile round trip over hill ...   Tue Nov 11th, 2008 08:17 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Is that a one? It IS a one! (36 replies - 8803 views)

Good grief, Fedreb!  I hope you can walk to work or take mass transit.  $7/gallon will eat you alive in short order. javal1:  Lucky you!  Western ...   Tue Nov 11th, 2008 08:10 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 36333 views)

Ole:  A FIVE GALLON stock pot?!  I don't think I could pick it up.  Nevertheless, I'm jealous, very jealous.  You need a big freezer for all ...   Tue Nov 11th, 2008 01:00 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 36333 views)

Calcav:  I'm very glad to hear that "slug" refers to the monetary value of a slugburger.  They sound tasty, artery clogging, but tasty. Ole:  Amen.  You ...   Tue Nov 11th, 2008 10:14 am

Civil War Preservation > Camp Stockton Guards replaced! (2 replies - 3607 views)

Congrats!  Good to see them back. ...   Tue Nov 11th, 2008 10:01 am

Idle Chit-Chat > What's everyone reading these days? (181 replies - 60435 views)

I just got back from our Community College.  I'm auditing a web site design class that uses the software Dreamweaver.  A friend dragged me to it ...   Tue Nov 11th, 2008 02:21 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 36333 views)

Ole:  Homemade rocks!  You can tweek the recipes just the way you like them. I knew I should have stayed away from this thread.  Now I'm itching to make ...   Mon Nov 10th, 2008 08:33 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 36333 views)

calcav:  I am really, really, really afraid to ask what is in a "slug"burger.  Please say it ain't so. Cilantro is the same as shaving bar soap ...   Mon Nov 10th, 2008 08:25 pm

Civil War Books > Wiley Sword's "Courage Under Fire" (25 replies - 11352 views)

Thanks for your opinions.  I won't read Sword first.  I'll start with either Jacobson or Groom or both.  If I get into an indepth study of ...   Sun Nov 9th, 2008 08:53 pm

Civil War Books > Wiley Sword's "Courage Under Fire" (25 replies - 11352 views)

I have Sword's, The Confederacy's Last Hurrah.  I have never read it.  In fact it is still in its plastic wrap.  What to do now?  ...   Sun Nov 9th, 2008 08:10 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 36333 views)

It's the Kenyan goat BBQ sauce that has me green around the gills as well as the trachea and lungs, etc.  But not to worry, ...   Sun Nov 9th, 2008 05:54 pm

General Civil War Talk > Veteran's Day (8 replies - 2829 views)

I'll second that! ...   Sun Nov 9th, 2008 05:37 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 36333 views)

I wonder what will be on the menu when Grandma Obama comes to visit at the White House? ...   Sat Nov 8th, 2008 05:52 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 36333 views)

You never know.  If you get hungry enough there's no telling what might get added to the menu.  I was in Egypt years ago.  There ...   Sat Nov 8th, 2008 04:48 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 36333 views)

Ole, your description of lutefisk is completely disgusting, but hilarious.  There is nothing like the voice of experience.  I looked up chitterlings before I put ...   Sat Nov 8th, 2008 12:23 pm

Civil War Books > Newt Gingrich's Alternate History Trilogy (20 replies - 10569 views)

I just checked out the website you posted.  Interesting.  He has written a whole lot of books!  I see that he is from my area, Western NC.  ...   Fri Nov 7th, 2008 11:40 pm

Civil War Books > Newt Gingrich's Alternate History Trilogy (20 replies - 10569 views)

You're quite a SciFi fan.  I have never heard of the series, The Lost Regiment.  I read a scifi book, The Doomfarers of Coramonde by ...   Fri Nov 7th, 2008 11:27 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 36333 views)

OK, you're all safe now.  I have put the cookbook back on the shelf.  It is fun to look through those old cookbooks now and ...   Fri Nov 7th, 2008 07:52 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 36333 views)

Sorry!  ...   Fri Nov 7th, 2008 07:45 pm

General Civil War Talk > Breaking News from Gettysburg - 11/07 (9 replies - 3403 views)

javal1:  I got suckered into giving them a donation.  Then I saw what the executives were paid.  I can't remember the exact amount now but ...   Fri Nov 7th, 2008 07:42 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 36333 views)

In that cookbook I tripped across another recipe of which I can say, "Never in a million years!"  I always wondered what head cheese was.  ...   Fri Nov 7th, 2008 07:26 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 36333 views)

You people are making me so hungry that I got busy and made a version of hoppin john yesterday.  I soaked up a couple cups of ...   Fri Nov 7th, 2008 11:38 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 36333 views)

Joy of Cooking; Rombauer & Becker; the Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis/NY; 1975 printing: Pork Scrapple or Goetta:  (About 6 servings) If you use cornmeal, call it scrapple.  If ...   Thu Nov 6th, 2008 10:32 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 36333 views)

OK fedreb, what is the "mash" in 'sausage and mash'?  And what is 'cottage pie'?  Is it just another name for shepherd's pie?  I like ...   Thu Nov 6th, 2008 09:06 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 36333 views)

Gaaawwwwddd that sounds good! ...   Thu Nov 6th, 2008 01:52 am

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 36333 views)

Pvt:  WNC.  I haven't tried Lexington style BBQ that I know of.  After moving to WNC from Western PA the thing I missed the most ...   Wed Nov 5th, 2008 09:27 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 36333 views)

javal1:  I'm from PA, too.  I have to agree with you that BBQ doesn't do anything for me either.  I found out through trial and ...   Wed Nov 5th, 2008 07:46 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > Comfort Food (148 replies - 36333 views)

Chocolate                                                                                                                          Soups, stews, any roast braised in a low oven overnight.  Pork and saurkraut (oven braised for 15 hours) with mashed potatoes is a really good ...   Tue Nov 4th, 2008 07:58 pm

Idle Chit-Chat > good riddance (15 replies - 4262 views)

I have to agree that if you love sports, you have got to have your TV! (And a beer(s), popcorn, easy chair, etc.) ...   Thu Oct 30th, 2008 11:14 pm


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