re: New significant other birthday etiquette... - mikie421 on 5/19/15 at 11:36 am
Any man that sends flowers to the GF/wife at work should have his arse whipped. All of the other women in that workplace is going home pissed at their SO. Violation of the man code. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Residents of Algiers. Let's talk. Thinking of buying a home. - mikie421 on 4/16/15 at 7:06 am
Spent my first 32 years in Algiers. My parents and brother still live there. We really need a price range to give accurate streets/neighborhoods to consider. A house on Sutton vs. a house on the other side of woodland 2 blocks away will be vastly different. I live in Mandeville now, didn't want my...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Do any large La. cities have volunteer fire companies (as in NYC)? - mikie421 on 1/27/15 at 4:35 pm
The only volunteer station in New Orleans is near Fort Pike. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: 1973 Ban on US Crude Exports - mikie421 on 1/14/15 at 4:52 pm
[quote]The question should be, "If we have such an oversupply, why would we import oil?". Why don't we use our own oil?[/quote] Part of the answer is that all crudes are not the same, and the U.S. refining capabilities are different than most of th he world....
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When to worry about layoffs? - mikie421 on 12/2/14 at 7:40 am
I have about a year under my belt with one of the supers. Is there a general price per barrel that I should start to get worried? Or at least be more conservative with my finances in general. FWIW I'm in Safety. ...
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re: DSLR outdoor camera recommendations - mikie421 on 12/1/14 at 7:14 am
It's not the camera that you're going to spend the coin on, it's the lens. For shots of ducks in flight early in the morning....you will need a $1,000+ lens. Buy used or refurbished from Adorama. ...
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re: Cameras-Where to begin? - mikie421 on 11/7/14 at 6:59 am
You can get a nikon d3100 with 18-55 for about $350 on ad prams or similar sites. Throw in the 70-300 zoom used or on sale for $300 or so and you have a great Set up. Especially for wildlife shots. ...
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re: Tell me everything I did wrong with my seafood gumbo (stock & roux quetions) - mikie421 on 10/7/14 at 3:12 pm
Never boil stock. You only want a few bubbles coming up every second or so. Use gumbo crabs. Put them on a cookie sheet and roast them in the oven for a while, then crush them before adding to the pot of COLD water. Always use some onion, celery, peppercorns, bayleaf. Only add enough water t...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Landscapers / Interior designers. Help with front of my house - mikie421 on 10/6/14 at 3:29 pm
Italian cypress on the sides of the entrance and the two corners. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)