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Forum: Chit Chat Yesterday, 04:46 PM
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Posted By OLChemist
OK, Not super optimistic here. We've been having...

OK, Not super optimistic here. We've been having storms all day.

There is a fleet of electric distribution company trucks outside -- two cherry pickers, a trailer full of cable, four pickup...
Forum: Introductions 05-09-2021, 10:29 PM
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Posted By OLChemist
On the off chance that the OP ever comes back,...

On the off chance that the OP ever comes back, I'd strongly recommend Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Dr Robin Kimmerer.
Forum: Introductions 05-09-2021, 10:18 PM
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Posted By OLChemist
I love broccoli; I hate the smell -- eau de...

I love broccoli; I hate the smell -- eau de rotten egg. Broccoli contains the sulfur containing compound 1-S-[(1E)-5-(methylsulfinyl)-N-(sulfonatooxy)pentanimidoyl]-1-thio-β-D-glucopyranose --...
Forum: Introductions 05-09-2021, 11:51 AM
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Posted By OLChemist
My morning walk to the studio made me think of...

My morning walk to the studio made me think of these plants:

Hairy honeysuckle and fringed honeysuckle - Lonicera hirsuta & L. ciliosa, čhaŋwískuye (Lakota). These are some of the many species of...
Forum: Chit Chat 05-08-2021, 10:50 PM
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Posted By OLChemist
Wohoo! The meal arrived. She liked almost all...

Wohoo! The meal arrived. She liked almost all of it. One of the sandwiches was a caprese sandwich. She was't crazy about that. But the rest was good. She's not going to have to cook until...
Forum: Chit Chat 05-07-2021, 09:23 PM
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Sticky: Redhorse cafe
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Posted By OLChemist
A Jet update. Yesterday he showed up for...

A Jet update. Yesterday he showed up for breakfast wearing a crown of downy gray feathers and a big greasy slick that smelled like fresh flea spot on his back. The mockingbird corpse on the...
Forum: Introductions 05-07-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 222
Posted By OLChemist
As WD pointed out, there is enormous cultural...

As WD pointed out, there is enormous cultural variation among the Native peoples of just the United States. Each tribe has its own teachings and methods of transferring and sharing knowledge. These...
Forum: Introductions 05-07-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 222
Posted By OLChemist
Did you actually read what I wrote? I was trying...

Did you actually read what I wrote? I was trying to explain why some of us are slow to warm to seekers from dominant culture.




What you said in you now deleted post is what lead me to...
Forum: Chit Chat 05-06-2021, 09:28 PM
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Posted By OLChemist
I know what you mean. Dad passed in 2017, but...

I know what you mean. Dad passed in 2017, but there is hardly a week where I don't think "Oh, I need to call and tell dad about this." I love my mom to death, but sometimes she makes me crazy, LOL....
Forum: Chit Chat 05-06-2021, 02:28 PM
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Posted By OLChemist
It just occurred to me that my mom is just...

It just occurred to me that my mom is just perverse enough to turn around and change her mind about the plane tickets....

The last time she was here, she must have spent a $100 taste testing the...
Forum: Chit Chat 05-06-2021, 02:12 PM
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Posted By OLChemist
I don't want to hear my mom tell me how I'm...

I don't want to hear my mom tell me how I'm turning into a Texan hick! At least you can get a meal delivered in my "hick" town.

Mother's day is a holiday for layering on the guilt for living 1700...
Forum: Introductions 05-06-2021, 08:20 AM
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Views: 222
Posted By OLChemist
WD, as I recall you're quite the expert on...

WD, as I recall you're quite the expert on broccoli, lol.
Forum: Introductions 05-05-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 222
Posted By OLChemist
Well as for discussing plants.... I'm not an...

Well as for discussing plants.... I'm not an herbalist. I actually kind of suck at telling plants apart. However, I am a chemist and have a passing familiarity with the ethnobotanical literature...
Forum: Introductions 05-05-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 222
Posted By OLChemist
As I qualified, I didn't think you meant to come...

As I qualified, I didn't think you meant to come of that way. Great white savior syndrome is a fairly common condition among folks that come to our community. Let me illustrate:

The rez my mom's...
Forum: Introductions 05-05-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 222
Posted By OLChemist
Just a heads up. For reasons I don't completely...

Just a heads up. For reasons I don't completely understand, your posts appear to be moderated. A moderator will have to approve you posts before they appear.

Please be patient. There aren't a...
Forum: Introductions 05-05-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 222
Posted By OLChemist
Now for the response I was composing between...

Now for the response I was composing between working in the lab and working in my studio. Now, I doubt it will be well received.

Welcome to powwows.com. I hope you enjoy your visit.

I do have...
Forum: Introductions 05-05-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 222
Posted By OLChemist
Wow. I was going to respond and welcome you. I...

Wow. I was going to respond and welcome you. I had been looking forward to maybe achieving a teachable moment or two, but now I am not optimistic. We run on Indian time here. Things happen when...
Forum: Chit Chat 04-30-2021, 08:04 PM
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Sticky: Redhorse cafe
Views: 1,710,210
Posted By OLChemist
I'll take Texas over California. We save outages...

I'll take Texas over California. We save outages for tornados, 70mph winds, and record setting cold.

I have a close friend who is a programer. She runs a consulting business north of Sacramento....
Forum: Chit Chat 04-30-2021, 12:37 PM
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Sticky: Redhorse cafe
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Posted By OLChemist
We got through down here unscathed. The really...

We got through down here unscathed. The really bad stuff went north of downtown. The storm laid down a band of >2" dia hail from the Parker county line through to Denton county. There is a long...
Forum: Chit Chat 04-28-2021, 11:11 PM
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Sticky: Redhorse cafe
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Posted By OLChemist
We're two hours into what's going to be an...

We're two hours into what's going to be an exciting night. So, far one possible tornado and 4 county swath of 1" to 4" size hail.
Forum: Chit Chat 04-26-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 48,537
Sticky: Redhorse cafe
Views: 1,710,210
Posted By OLChemist
Our former facilities manager made the best...

Our former facilities manager made the best Canadian bacon from the feral hogs he killed on his place.


The power distribution company will cut trees on the main lines. The ones around lines to...
Forum: Chit Chat 04-25-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 48,537
Sticky: Redhorse cafe
Views: 1,710,210
Posted By OLChemist
Yes, I went to the gas station this afternoon. ...

Yes, I went to the gas station this afternoon. At the next pump, a full rifle rack had taken a muddy green F150 out for a Sunday drive, LOL.

It used to be that Texans on the left and the right...
Forum: Chit Chat 04-24-2021, 09:43 AM
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Sticky: Redhorse cafe
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Posted By OLChemist
Yes, thankfully the tree came out without any...

Yes, thankfully the tree came out without any problems. My prayers that day were: no one gets hurt and nothing happens to my neighbor's house. The only real risk to my house was damage to the...
Forum: Chit Chat 04-23-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 48,537
Sticky: Redhorse cafe
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Posted By OLChemist
Hey, WD how's Eyes? Well, the tree is...

Hey, WD how's Eyes?


Well, the tree is down. Just in time. We're supposed to have bad storms today -- large hail, high wind, and potential tornados. When they cut into the branch that was over...
Forum: Chit Chat 04-22-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 48,537
Sticky: Redhorse cafe
Views: 1,710,210
Posted By OLChemist
If my nerves survive this morning, it will be a...

If my nerves survive this morning, it will be a minor miracle. They are taking that tree out. It's killing me. But it was going fall if I left it. But see those guys climbing around up there with...
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