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re: Fire fighting needs to be rethunk - mikie421
[quote]So why do it? Honest question. thx.[/quote] My reasons: I was about a 4 year FF in NOLA after 9/11, about 25 years old....this was a great time to be a single FF. Work was FUN!! I remember being off on vacation and going to the firehouse to hang out. It was just exciting. Going in to ...
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re: Fire fighting needs to be rethunk - mikie421
[quote]LSUcajun77[/quote] The Stache is watching you...
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re: South Africa Trip Review: Cape Town, Franschhoek, and Sabi Sands - mikie421
I’m really glad I bought the sigma 150-600 lens. Makes all the difference. My wife is shooting with our other camera with a 70-300 and it’s just a bit too short to get close ups of the faces and far away leopards hanging out in trees (we saw four different ones today)...
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re: South Africa Trip Review: Cape Town, Franschhoek, and Sabi Sands - mikie421
I’m in Kruger right now! First 1/2 day we saw a ton. 2 leopards, elephants, giraffes, zebra, kudu, etc. Heading to Kapama River Lodge for a few days then on to Cape Town. The face on my two 9 year olds are priceless when we something cool. Along with my son’s expert animal commentary!...
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re: Roux floating on top of gumbo? - mikie421
Probably added the liquid to fast. Need to add some and whisk until blended and thick, then add more, repeat several times. Also, don’t return to a hard boil. Just simmer. You can skim the roux off the top and put in a blender with stock. Blend for a while and return to pot. ...
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re: Empire zoysia - mikie421
If you miss a week of mowing in July/aug. good luck. Super thick. ...
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re: Reel Mower Suggestions - mikie421
I have a McClane with Honda motor I can sell you. Don’t use it much. ...
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Expat Rotation - mikie421
I'm considering putting in for a job that is 28/28 rotation in Asia. I work for one of the supermajors. Wondering if anyone has experience with this? My main considerations are family (2 kids 9 years old) and prospects with the company when the gig ends in 3-4 years. ...
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re: Insurance for fishing camp question - mikie421
How high is it? Makes all the difference. ...
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re: Chuck vs Rump roast - mikie421
I cook my roast for po boys by using chuck for the debris and gravy and rump for the slices...
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re: 12V Starting Marine Battery Suggestion - mikie421
I've had the same sears platinum die hard batteries for about 10 years now. Boat only gets used 5 or so times a year. Worth the extra $...
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re: Looking for information about the Pascagoula, MS area... - mikie421
What will you be doing there?...
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re: Winter thread: 3.5" officially in BR on the 8th day of meteorological winter!! - mikie421
Which radar product on the radar scope app will show snow vs rain?...
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re: SCOTUS to hear gay Wedding cake case - mikie421
So by your rational, I should be able to walk into a black owned bakery and order a cake with a big rebel flag that says I hate n word?? Come on man...
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re: Paging rds or other weather gurus - mikie421
Thanks geauxmedic!!...
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re: Paging rds or other weather gurus - mikie421
I have radar scope. Where can I find that info? ...
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Paging rds or other weather gurus - mikie421
I was on a camping trip this weekend near Clinton, LA during some pretty bad thunderstorms. I was wondering where I could find some data on rainfall amounts or thunderstorm severity. The lightning was unreal for about 5 hours. The kids were terrified, and I was a little concerned as well...
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re: Best vacuum for hardwood floors - mikie421
Where do you live? ...
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re: Looking for a Saw Suggestion - mikie421
Suprised no one has recommended festool yet....
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re: Hurricane Nate - Moving Inland - Hurricane Season Over? - mikie421
This next dropsond will be important in determining the path vs. nhc track...
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