spring peepers

Re: spring peepers

PostBy: Wood'nCoal On: Tue Mar 13, 2012 10:00 pm

I have tinnitus as well, know what you mean.
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Re: spring peepers

PostBy: jim d On: Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:51 pm

and i'll 3rd that motion, last nite i opened the windoww to see if they were out yet and thats alll i could hear, so i went outsie to hear them
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Re: spring peepers

PostBy: samhill On: Wed Mar 14, 2012 8:14 am

What a difference a few hours can make, went out last evening & even without my hearing aids I could hear them, kinda nice last night but soon it will become annoying as hell.
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Re: spring peepers

PostBy: carlherrnstein On: Wed Mar 14, 2012 10:29 am

They arnt as bad as the katiedid, I cant stand those dam things.
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Re: spring peepers

PostBy: samhill On: Wed May 16, 2012 7:59 am

Got buzzed by a humming bird this morning, the wife already had the juice made to put out sure sign of spring. Cut the grass 4 or 5 times already & it's about due again & the hay is about due as well, seems early but I don't keep track.
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Hot Air Coal Stoker Furnace: keystoker 160
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Re: spring peepers

PostBy: blrman07 On: Fri May 18, 2012 6:53 am

I have it also. Trying to describe to someone what it's like to have peepers in your head year round is nuts. I have walked up to my wife, bent over and pointed to my ear saying to her....."Are you sure you can't hear this? It's so loud you should be able to hear it!!!"
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Re: spring peepers

PostBy: freetown fred On: Fri May 18, 2012 9:20 am

I hear-- toothy -- all that my friend.
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Re: spring peepers

PostBy: coalnewbie On: Fri May 18, 2012 9:51 am

After years of battling starlings and barn swallows as at last have a big colony of Purple Martins. I hope they survive, I'll even offer free beer every morning if they stay around. I put up a tall Purple Martin house some years ago and I even played special music for them. They got established and then ..... the house got a direct spring lightning strike and fried bird was for dinner. Perhaps I should go to church more often.
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Re: spring peepers

PostBy: Rick 386 On: Fri May 18, 2012 10:38 am

samhill wrote:Got buzzed by a humming bird this morning, the wife already had the juice made to put out sure sign of spring. Cut the grass 4 or 5 times already & it's about due again & the hay is about due as well, seems early but I don't keep track.


Same thing here Sam. Saw one the other night. It came near the feeeder but there was a tree swallow on the pole so he flew off. Then the wifey noticed black crud in the feeder. so last night she cleaned it out real well with vinegar, clorox, you name it. Got it squeaky clean and flushed. Filled it and put it out this morning around 6:15. I noticed the first hummer there around 7:00.

It appears that if we could only get a few nice days, they should be haying the fields now. But the 2 1/2" of rain the other night just may make the fields a little sloppy.



CN, a couple of years ago lightning hit the sycamore tree with the bluebird house on it. I was sitting on the front porch with the dog only 50 ft. away when it hit. Blew the house right off it. When it hit the driveway, there were 4 babies scrambling under my truck for cover. Then the dog ran out after them. Finally got him and myself in the house until the storm passed and my hearing returned......... A little too close for comfort.



Rick
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