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Forum: Hunting and Trapping General Discussion 04-18-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,042
Posted By canningmom42
This post will probably be a little unpopular,...

This post will probably be a little unpopular, but I teach my kids to watch for advertisements as well - everywhere.

So - thanks for the advertisement! We have hogs here that I can shoot.
Forum: Food and water 04-18-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By canningmom42
I'll be honest here... Over the years I've...

I'll be honest here...

Over the years I've avoided o2 absorbers for various reasons: mostly laziness. I have flour, rice, etc that has had no issues whatsoever. I know that goes against the grain,...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,168
Posted By canningmom42
I'm late to this, but I'm a computer security...

I'm late to this, but I'm a computer security professional. Perhaps I can assist here.

Use Credit over Debit if possible. Even when you whip out a Debit card, run it as Credit where you can....
Forum: The Tech Zone 04-17-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 756
Posted By canningmom42
I saw this yesterday but kind of just sat on a...

I saw this yesterday but kind of just sat on a reply.

Etsy is great for homemade items. I purchase stuff on there as gifts all the time and have had items come from as far away as Sweden.

Go...
Forum: Coronavirus 04-16-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By canningmom42
I ordered masks for the kids and hubby about a...

I ordered masks for the kids and hubby about a week ago. I get I could make them, but I'd have to go to a business that is closed, pull out my sewing machine, etc.

The ordered is scattered...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By canningmom42
We take special care to point out "commercials"...

We take special care to point out "commercials" in everything the kids watch. Sitcoms, AFV, whatever. If there's a commercial, even a hidden one, we point it out.

Superman/Coke sign... "Hey kids...
Forum: Manmade and Natural Disasters 04-14-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,760
Posted By canningmom42
I'm in OK and have a house that does not have a...

I'm in OK and have a house that does not have a shelter.

New houses are required to have shelters and the government is starting to limit mobile home placements.

Certain areas are much more...
Forum: Coronavirus 04-13-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 994
Posted By canningmom42
I didn't read over a lot of the thread, but it's...

I didn't read over a lot of the thread, but it's amazing how ignorant some of you are.

For instance: https://www.wired.com/story/the-great-hack-documentary/

Watch that documentary and it...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 04-13-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,790
Posted By canningmom42
It appears you're in a panic right now. I think...

It appears you're in a panic right now. I think you need to turn off the news for a bit, avoid the Internet for a day or so then come back and avoid sites that feed that panic for a while. Even as an...
Forum: Oklahoma 04-12-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 12,647
Posted By canningmom42
https://www.gasbuddy.com/GasPrices/Oklahoma ...

https://www.gasbuddy.com/GasPrices/Oklahoma

;)
Forum: Health, Fitness and First Aid 04-10-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 748
Posted By canningmom42
There are also braces you can use that can put...

There are also braces you can use that can put pressure on it to help.

I've had issues twice in the last few years due to desks - I like to lean on them when I work. A piece of foam stripping put...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 04-10-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,133
Posted By canningmom42
I've seen him on occasion around here, although...

I've seen him on occasion around here, although not in the last couple of weeks. I hope he's just lurking or working on another book. He's in Spain now, I think, and they're getting hit hard at the...
Forum: Coronavirus 04-10-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 745
Posted By canningmom42
We no longer waste food. My young one sat at the...

We no longer waste food. My young one sat at the table for over an hour last night to finish dinner. If he hadn't, it would have been for lunch today and he knew it. He's also eating vegies like...
Forum: Coronavirus 04-10-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,021
Posted By canningmom42
I have a coworker that admitted he had been...

I have a coworker that admitted he had been fixing things, as has my husband. He nicknamed this "The home improvement apocalypse".

We've fixed things and need to fix more. We're working on the...
Forum: Oklahoma 04-09-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 12,647
Posted By canningmom42
I finally did it - I went into Walmart. ...

I finally did it - I went into Walmart.

Duncan's walmart was relatively quiet and I missed the memo that Ace was closing at 6pm these days.

I masked up and went in. They had more stock than...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 04-09-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,133
Posted By canningmom42
I already own the book on that. Check out...

I already own the book on that. Check out FerFAL's book: http://www.themodernsurvivalist.com/

I kind of hope he see's this post as he can provide all kinds of info. His book had things I didn't...
Forum: Financial Forum 04-09-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By canningmom42
Typically "credit hours" have to be proven out....

Typically "credit hours" have to be proven out. "Cheating the system" will most likely get you tossed out/banned for a period of time. Be careful.
Forum: Financial Forum 04-09-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,355
Posted By canningmom42
The fear mongering is strong there. Yes, a...

The fear mongering is strong there.

Yes, a lot of people are down and out, yes people have lost their jobs and such - it's bad. But people are also taking advantage of this situation and trying to...
Forum: Manmade and Natural Disasters 04-08-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,139
Posted By canningmom42
I'm in security as well. I've participated in...

I'm in security as well. I've participated in some of the dumbest tabletop exercises with the government. But I know many businesses just did the same type of thing as well. My company was caught off...
Forum: Coronavirus 04-08-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,475
Posted By canningmom42
I talked with a friend over the weekend. A local...

I talked with a friend over the weekend. A local hospital had two doctors drop retirement in mid-March and another is working on his paperwork now.

Our primary care provider is refusing to see...
Forum: Manmade and Natural Disasters 04-08-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,139
Posted By canningmom42
It's not just the government, but most businesses...

It's not just the government, but most businesses failed their disaster response plans as well.

When companies had to scramble to build virtual call centers in the cloud, buy PC's from Best Buy,...
Forum: Coronavirus 04-08-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,259
Posted By canningmom42
The last time I was in CVS picking up a...

The last time I was in CVS picking up a prescription, there were bottles at the register (limited to 2 per customer).

It's out there, you just need to wonder a little further off your normal path.
Forum: Coronavirus 04-08-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,608
Posted By canningmom42
I had a coworker that was at the store last week...

I had a coworker that was at the store last week and some guy made a nasty comment. Said guy got told to take a hike, so he started jabbering with other customers trying to shame my coworker. He just...
Forum: Coronavirus 04-08-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,021
Posted By canningmom42
It amazes me at how crazy the normal office...

It amazes me at how crazy the normal office workers within my company have gone due to working from home. About 1/4 didn't have a desk at home or office chairs. They're slowly going crazy and...
Forum: Coronavirus 04-07-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,021
Posted By canningmom42
My husband goes out daily and is fine. I'm with...

My husband goes out daily and is fine. I'm with the kids 24/7 and it's wearing on me.

We're taking walks, gardening and other things but on occasion when my husband is home, I go for a drive by...
Forum: Coronavirus 04-07-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2,998
Views: 265,460
Posted By canningmom42
Amazon is delivering much more slowly and I'm...

Amazon is delivering much more slowly and I'm seeing Sams Club deliver simple things from all over the US instead of local warehouses.

Walmart sub'd about $25 worth of food the other day for me...
Forum: Coronavirus 04-06-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 12,679
Posted By canningmom42
I hadn't been shopping for 4 weeks. We were...

I hadn't been shopping for 4 weeks. We were running low on freezer style food and I didn't want to start cracking open the canned soup, beans, etc.

I thought about a box that was more permanent...
Forum: Coronavirus 04-06-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 12,679
Posted By canningmom42
Decontaminating groceries

I managed to snag a decent amount of groceries today via walmart pickup.

I had a plan for deconing said groceries and it went pretty well. I had them put the groceries in the back of my husbands...
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,715
Posted By canningmom42
I personally wouldn't. The market is in decline...

I personally wouldn't. The market is in decline in many places and this whole fiasco is going to depress it even more. There are only a few places where it's rising and those areas are already having...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 04-06-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,813
Posted By canningmom42
We keep the pantry for "just in case" but we...

We keep the pantry for "just in case" but we didn't upgrade for our situation until Feb (more kids in the house). We also rely way too much on the freezer and were starting to run low since our last...
Forum: Food and water 04-04-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,801
Posted By canningmom42
I store mine in buckets for long-term and haven't...

I store mine in buckets for long-term and haven't had issues with no O2 absorbers.

In my lifetime, I've seen bugs in flour once - from a base commissary of all places.
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By canningmom42
https://www.bing.com/search?q=3m+mask+plant

https://www.bing.com/search?q=3m+mask+plant
Forum: Farming, Gardening & Homesteading 04-04-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By canningmom42
My dog ate my corn starter that lived and the...

My dog ate my corn starter that lived and the garlic I had planted. I almost shot him i was so spittin mad... Then the cold hit. Nothing has officially died yet, but they're on life support. Now I'm...
Forum: Oklahoma 04-04-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 12,647
Posted By canningmom42
Interesting news out of Duncan/Stephens County...

Interesting news out of Duncan/Stephens County via The Banner...
Forum: Oklahoma 04-03-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 12,647
Posted By canningmom42
The death was out of Comanche. The gent that...

The death was out of Comanche. The gent that traveled from NY was older and, as we all now know, didn't care - he lived in Comanche. I can only assume with the information I have right now.
Forum: Coronavirus 04-02-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,647
Posted By canningmom42
We are a fly-over community as well. We're about...

We are a fly-over community as well. We're about an hour and twenty mins to OKC. The town he came out of is so small it's got 1 stoplight that barely works.

Turns out he died from it as well....
Forum: Oklahoma 04-02-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 12,647
Posted By canningmom42
Stephens County finally had their first death....

Stephens County finally had their first death. Turns out it was the darwin-award winner that traveled with symptoms and didn't care when he was interviewed locally. Oh well, pretty fitting for what...
Forum: Coronavirus 04-02-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By canningmom42
Diabetic items: https://keto-mojo.com/ - It'll be...

Diabetic items: https://keto-mojo.com/ - It'll be a new meter and strips, but they appear to be in stock if you're worried about running too low.

I use one at times for when I can try to go on...
Forum: Coronavirus 04-02-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By canningmom42
I don't really need those supplies, but I'll...

I don't really need those supplies, but I'll watch for them. I'm having problems with Amazon, Sams Club and others - if I find a product, I pretty much need to immediately check out instead of...
Forum: Coronavirus 04-02-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By canningmom42
My husband won't lose his, so we're lucky there....

My husband won't lose his, so we're lucky there. My work has halted all raises and is not rehiring positions (natural attrition). I have a feeling they'll start letting people go in another month or...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 04-01-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,150
Posted By canningmom42
HAM all the way. Sat phones are expensive...

HAM all the way.

Sat phones are expensive when it comes to plans and they're an absolute pain to get working properly.

HAM can be cheap to get, the test isn't that bad and it will always be...
Forum: Coronavirus 03-31-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,013
Posted By canningmom42
And I get what you're saying about the 4-hour...

And I get what you're saying about the 4-hour rule. Unfortunately, things are changing so fast that the process was probably missed.

The government sent out an email about the whole tele-health...
Forum: Coronavirus 03-31-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,013
Posted By canningmom42
Unfortunately Kev, Prarie is correct. The system...

Unfortunately Kev, Prarie is correct. The system is setup to hide information from the public, and sometimes even other health entities. This is the same reason you or your wife have to sign...
Forum: Coronavirus 03-31-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,013
Posted By canningmom42
HIPAA has only been relaxed for tele-health, but...

HIPAA has only been relaxed for tele-health, but the rules are still in place and will remain in place.

Confirmed info is at the state and federal level. In certain cases, it will be at the...
Forum: Food and water 03-31-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,164
Posted By canningmom42
I've had a hankering to start baking fresh bread,...

I've had a hankering to start baking fresh bread, so I decided to pull out my yeast. Whoops, I forgot to rotate it with the last brick I bought. It's only 6 years expired and has been stored at room...
Forum: Communications 03-30-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By canningmom42
There are other technologies out there that are...

There are other technologies out there that are better options than a 1st-run pet project.

As much as Tor is slow and compromised in various ways, even it's a better option.
Forum: Coronavirus 03-29-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,136
Posted By canningmom42
3 days on the surface, average. Some of us still...

3 days on the surface, average. Some of us still use our garages and have window tint. :) Even my husbands truck has clear tint on the front window to block UV rays. That was a great idea, at the...
Forum: Coronavirus 03-29-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,136
Posted By canningmom42
The last time I was out, I didn't use PPE but it...

The last time I was out, I didn't use PPE but it was before it was "officially here". We knew it was creeping around but decided not to break open the PPE just yet.

Upon getting home, that's when...
Forum: Coronavirus 03-28-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,647
Posted By canningmom42
I took a car ride earlier today to get out of the...

I took a car ride earlier today to get out of the house. I didn't get out of the car, but I made the rounds at a local lake/park and around town. The lake and campground were still open and crammed...
Forum: Political News and Discussion 03-28-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,322
Posted By canningmom42
We survived for decades without them just fine....

We survived for decades without them just fine. Things lasted longer as well.

As long as the media stops spinning this BS the way they are, the general attitude will change, blue collar jobs will...
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