Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» A new SFG fan
by Mastogarden Today at 2:18 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals Today at 12:40 pm

» Seed Organizing Ideas
by donnainzone5 Today at 12:09 pm

» N&C Midwest: February 2018 !
by aliceingardenland Today at 12:02 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Scorpio Rising Today at 11:45 am

» Eggplant - (Japanese) Millionaire
by Scorpio Rising Today at 11:42 am

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by has55 Today at 8:17 am

» parsnips in square foot garden?
by MrBooker Today at 5:10 am

» excited to be here!
by sfg4uKim Yesterday at 6:03 pm

» SUGA 2018
by SQWIB Yesterday at 3:15 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 2:51 pm

» New England Feb 2018
by Scorpio Rising 2/15/2018, 8:47 pm

» LED grow lights......any advice?
by sanderson 2/15/2018, 12:08 pm

» Mystery plant - need ID please
by yolos 2/14/2018, 8:44 pm

» new to the site from Arkansas
by Scorpio Rising 2/14/2018, 8:36 pm

» Hiya from Massachussets
by Scorpio Rising 2/14/2018, 8:31 pm

» What I learned this year
by Scorpio Rising 2/14/2018, 8:21 pm

» Happy Valentine's Day!
by Scorpio Rising 2/14/2018, 8:19 pm

» Jicama
by countrynaturals 2/14/2018, 3:29 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in February 2018?
by Kelejan 2/14/2018, 1:56 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by Scorpio Rising 2/13/2018, 10:10 pm

» Invasive Tree Roots - Very important topic for newbies.
by sanderson 2/13/2018, 9:49 pm

» Fourth Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver 2/13/2018, 7:32 pm

» Turan in the Western Mountains
by sanderson 2/13/2018, 2:57 am

» Spotted Lanternfly in Virginia
by sanderson 2/12/2018, 11:28 pm

» Home Depot Planter Wall Block
by sanderson 2/12/2018, 10:22 pm

» Happy to have found this site
by BeetlesPerSqFt 2/12/2018, 9:48 pm

» have sweet Ozark orange, matina and beefsteak tomato
by aliceingardenland 2/12/2018, 6:20 pm

» February Avatar: Time to Wake Up!
by countrynaturals 2/12/2018, 2:48 pm

» Recommended store bought compost - Photos of composts
by sanderson 2/11/2018, 9:29 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Senseless Banter...

Page 24 of 27 Previous  1 ... 13 ... 23, 24, 25, 26, 27  Next

Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  trolleydriver on 7/20/2017, 10:39 pm

We did a tour of the Kingston Penitentiary in Kingston, Ontario. It was opened in 1835 and closed in 2013. It housed some of Canada's worst criminals. It's now open for tours. So they finally caught up with me and put me in one of the cells. After this tour we traveled along the shore of the St.Lawrence River to Brockville, Ontario where we spent some time watching sailboats. The USA can be seen across the river in the photo. Some big ships travel the St.Lawrence Seaway to get to ports on the Great Lakes in both Canada and the USA. The one in the photo is from the Netherlands. 









____________________________

Ottawa, Canada
Find more about Weather in Ottawa, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
trolleydriver

Forum Moderator

Male Posts : 4074
Join date : 2015-05-04
Age : 70
Location : Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

View user profile

Back to top Go down

senseless banter

Post  kauairosina on 7/20/2017, 10:49 pm

Thanks TD.  What a treat!!
avatar
kauairosina

Female Posts : 645
Join date : 2014-01-16
Age : 82
Location : Lawai, Hawaii, 96765

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  AtlantaMarie on 7/21/2017, 5:48 am

At least they left your door open so you didn't suffocate, lol!

Looks like a nice visit...
avatar
AtlantaMarie

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4421
Join date : 2014-03-18
Age : 54
Location : Buford, GA - Zones 7B/8A

View user profile http://www.defensivespecialties.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  trolleydriver on 7/21/2017, 9:47 am

@AtlantaMarie wrote:At least they left your door open so you didn't suffocate, lol!

Looks like a nice visit...
And that was one of the "modern" cells. The originally cells from the 1800s were only half that width ... just enough room for a narrow bed on the floor and no walking space. Would not have worked well for an inmate who was claustrophobic.

____________________________

Ottawa, Canada
Find more about Weather in Ottawa, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
trolleydriver

Forum Moderator

Male Posts : 4074
Join date : 2015-05-04
Age : 70
Location : Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  sanderson on 7/22/2017, 1:43 pm

Looks like it was a nice day. I used to inspect jails and prisons. I never could have survived the 4 walls. Shocked

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 15357
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 69
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  CapeCoddess on 9/9/2017, 8:57 am

So at Equifax allows a breach on my account and then they want five bucks for me to freeze it? Seriously???
avatar
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6539
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 61
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

senseless banter

Post  kauairosina on 9/9/2017, 1:04 pm

Yeah, and their head honchos took tons of money out for themselves just before.  Just a coincidence, says they.  Argghhhh.
avatar
kauairosina

Female Posts : 645
Join date : 2014-01-16
Age : 82
Location : Lawai, Hawaii, 96765

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  Triciasgarden on 9/9/2017, 1:13 pm

They collect our information without our permission and then don't have decent security! I have to register cuz I am one affected also. There is already a class action lawsuit started and going by other class action lawsuits, you will automatically be added to it. You can opt out and sue them separately but I think you may have to pay some upfront legal fees.
avatar
Triciasgarden

Female Posts : 1632
Join date : 2010-06-04
Age : 62
Location : Northern Utah

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  Triciasgarden on 9/9/2017, 2:16 pm

I have not been on here for awhile and have been reading some old  and new and it makes me feel like I am back with friends and of course those who have the same interests as me. I don't know why I kept getting too distracted with other things. I love this site!
avatar
Triciasgarden

Female Posts : 1632
Join date : 2010-06-04
Age : 62
Location : Northern Utah

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  CapeCoddess on 9/9/2017, 2:18 pm

A post from the comments below the FTCs Equifax data breach page:

Please take note, that the fine print for the Premier credit monitoring service offered by Equifax states that in accepting their offer, you waive the right to participate in any class-action lawsuit brought against them regarding the matter.

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2017/09/equifax-data-breach-what-do
avatar
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6539
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 61
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  CapeCoddess on 9/9/2017, 2:48 pm

Scratch the above. Equifax just waved the waiver. They are offering Identity Theft Protection here:
https://www.equifaxsecurity2017.com
Then go here:
https://trustedidpremier.com/eligibility/eligibility.html
avatar
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6539
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 61
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  trolleydriver on 9/9/2017, 3:08 pm

And what about the selling of shares by executives ... what I would call insider trading. How could the execs not know about the problem?  How can they run a company and not know what is going on? One of these guys is the Chief Financial Officer!

From http://globalnews.ca/news/3727677/equifax-data-hack-canada/

Three Equifax executives sold shares worth a combined $1.8 million just a few days after the company discovered it had been hacked, according to documents filed with securities regulators. In a subsequent statement, Equifax said the three executives “had no knowledge that an intrusion had occurred at the time they sold their shares.”

From https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/07/equifax-cyberattack-three-executives-sold-shares-worth-nearly-2-million-days-after-data-breach.html

The fillings showed that the trio – Chief Financial Officer John Gamble Jr., workforce solutions president Rodolfo Ploder and U.S. information solutions president Joseph Loughran – offloaded the shares on August 1 and August 2.

____________________________

Ottawa, Canada
Find more about Weather in Ottawa, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
trolleydriver

Forum Moderator

Male Posts : 4074
Join date : 2015-05-04
Age : 70
Location : Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  sanderson on 9/10/2017, 2:31 am

How are folks finding out if they have been impacted?

Hi Tricia! happy hi

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 15357
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 69
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  CapeCoddess on 9/10/2017, 3:11 pm

@sanderson wrote:How are folks finding out if they have been impacted?
:

Go here :
https://trustedidpremier.com/eligibility/eligibility.html
avatar
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6539
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 61
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  sanderson on 9/10/2017, 3:39 pm

We are affected hiddenID

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 15357
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 69
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  CapeCoddess on 9/10/2017, 3:45 pm

@sanderson wrote:We are affected hiddenID

That really ticks me off! Mad   So apparently they give you a date after telling you you're breached ( I had to do it again because I didn't notice the first time) and we're supposed to sign up for anti-theft on that date.  But a friend said they are giving the anti-theft free for one yr and then will change for it after that.  I need to investigate all this when I get a chance.
avatar
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6539
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 61
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  Kelejan on 9/10/2017, 11:50 pm

"We did a tour of the Kingston Penitentiary in Kingston, Ontario."

TD, that picture of the criminal in his cell. I could tell at once he was one of the worst.
Something about the eyes and that evil grin.
avatar
Kelejan

Female Posts : 5058
Join date : 2011-04-24
Age : 82
Location : Castlegar, British Columbia

View user profile http://www.castlegarinkspot.ca

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  sanderson on 9/11/2017, 2:49 am

Razz

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 15357
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 69
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  trolleydriver on 9/11/2017, 9:18 am

@Kelejan wrote:"We did a tour of the Kingston Penitentiary in Kingston, Ontario."

TD, that picture of the criminal in his cell. I could tell at once he was one of the worst.
Something about the eyes and that evil grin.
rofl

____________________________

Ottawa, Canada
Find more about Weather in Ottawa, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
trolleydriver

Forum Moderator

Male Posts : 4074
Join date : 2015-05-04
Age : 70
Location : Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  trolleydriver on 9/11/2017, 1:55 pm

Mrs TD and I spent some time at MosaiCanada this morning.  This is an exhibition of huge floral statues to celebrate Canada's 150th Anniversary. It was amazing.

The statues are mad from wire frames onto which is attached what like like "bags" of growing medium which I was told is a NASA formula but it sure looks a lot like MM but with perlite instead of vermiculite. 

http://english.mosaicanada.ca/exhibit


____________________________

Ottawa, Canada
Find more about Weather in Ottawa, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
trolleydriver

Forum Moderator

Male Posts : 4074
Join date : 2015-05-04
Age : 70
Location : Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  CapeCoddess on 9/11/2017, 3:11 pm

I can't believe my eyes, TD...that is truly amazing! I love the horses with their tails and manes. Were you able to look closely at those and see if the manes were planted grasses or what not?
avatar
CapeCoddess

Posts : 6539
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 61
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  trolleydriver on 9/11/2017, 3:58 pm

@CapeCoddess wrote:I can't believe my eyes, TD...that is truly amazing!  I love the  horses with their tails and manes.  Were you able to look closely at those and see if the manes were planted grasses or what not?
The tails and manes were definitely planted grass.


Last edited by trolleydriver on 9/12/2017, 7:53 am; edited 1 time in total

____________________________

Ottawa, Canada
Find more about Weather in Ottawa, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
trolleydriver

Forum Moderator

Male Posts : 4074
Join date : 2015-05-04
Age : 70
Location : Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  sanderson on 9/11/2017, 11:52 pm

I knew without looking at the poster's name, it had to be in Canada! Beautiful.

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 15357
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 69
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  trolleydriver on 9/15/2017, 4:01 pm

You will not believe what happened to me today. 


I pulled in to get gas at the gas station. Having only cash I had to pay inside. As I was walking in, I noticed these 2 cops watching a guy who was smoking while pumping gas. I saw him and thought, "Is this man drunk, stupid, or just crazy?!! With the cops right there too?!"


But anyway, I went inside and paid. As I was checking out, I heard someone screaming, my gut knew what was happening. I looked out the window and the man's arm was on fire! He was swinging his arm and running around going crazy! As I went outside, I saw the officers take him to the ground and they put the fire out with their coffee!



Then they handcuffed him and threw him in the back of their police car. I, being the curious person that I am, asked the cops what they were arresting him for.


The officer looked me square in the eyes and said ........ "WAVING A FIREARM!"

____________________________

Ottawa, Canada
Find more about Weather in Ottawa, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
trolleydriver

Forum Moderator

Male Posts : 4074
Join date : 2015-05-04
Age : 70
Location : Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

View user profile

Back to top Go down

senseless banter

Post  kauairosina on 9/15/2017, 4:08 pm

Are you putting us on?
avatar
kauairosina

Female Posts : 645
Join date : 2014-01-16
Age : 82
Location : Lawai, Hawaii, 96765

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Senseless Banter...

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Page 24 of 27 Previous  1 ... 13 ... 23, 24, 25, 26, 27  Next

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum