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Re: Show Me A Photo Of...
« Reply #600 on: February 13, 2018, 02:13:32 PM »
Sue I sing in our Funeral Choir and had to get to church.   Did not shovel the driveway.   I do have a small snow blower but did not use.   Snow now melting and hope tomorrow to get to the park, but are to have rain.   Today We are both relaxing.

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« Reply #601 on: February 13, 2018, 06:10:31 PM »
Bubble, this is what I came up with for a name and it is the seeds that scatter  that makes it  hard to contain.

https://www.bing.com/images/search?q=korean+bell+flower&FORM=IARRTH&ufn=campanula+takesimana&stid=99a109a2-a220-73ac-3a76-668bdc364be6&cbn=EntityAnswer&cbi=0&FORM=IARRTH

Jack, Mimi looks so sweet snuggled on the couch :)

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« Reply #602 on: February 14, 2018, 03:50:11 AM »
Jack wv...
...she sure knows comfort when she finds it....but then, dont they all... ;D   
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« Reply #603 on: February 14, 2018, 05:55:19 AM »
Amy: additional info on the Korean Bell flower:


Edible Uses
Edible Parts: Flowers;  Leaves;  Root.
Edible Uses:

Leaves - raw or cooked[K]. A mild flavour with a subtle sweetness, especially in the spring and early summer they taste just like lettuce and are a pleasant addition to mixed salads[K]. In the height of summer, the leaves often develop a slightly bitter flavour, especially if the plant is growing in a sunny position[K]. Flowers - raw. Beautiful to look at, the flowers have a delicate sweetness and are a pleasant addition to salads[K]. Roots - raw, cooked or dried for later use. Known as 'do-ra-jee' in Korea, where they are eaten as a delicacy. The roots are a bit small and fiddly to utilize, though they are said to have a simply delicious flavour.

Did you know?  I wish I could find it as it is said it can be grown in container, but not known here :(
Maybe you can mail me some seeds? :)
This should be interesting in a salad

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« Reply #604 on: February 14, 2018, 07:55:14 AM »
Bubble, that was interesting to read ,thank you. I have it all pulled now....I hope!!!

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« Reply #605 on: February 14, 2018, 09:04:41 AM »
Pulled for the salad, Amy?    :D  I use nasturtium, tasty too.

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« Reply #606 on: February 15, 2018, 05:41:38 AM »
I like nasturtiums in a salad, peppery tasting. Pansies and violets are also nice in a salad or I have decorated a cake with pansies too.

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« Reply #607 on: February 15, 2018, 05:52:27 AM »
Ever tried carnations?
I like sugared violets for decoration

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« Reply #608 on: February 15, 2018, 06:26:25 AM »
No, not yet :) I love carnations over roses, carnations last much longer and some do have a nice scent. I used to have a cyclamen that had a beautiful scent, a white one.

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« Reply #609 on: February 15, 2018, 06:41:00 AM »
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My cyclamen . but no scent!

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« Reply #610 on: May 27, 2018, 04:24:45 PM »
Bubble your plant is beautiful!! Seems only the little white ones have any scent to them.

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Re: Show Me A Photo Of...
« Reply #611 on: May 28, 2018, 03:17:43 AM »
Let's continue here with photos!

Show me a vehicle

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« Reply #612 on: May 28, 2018, 08:57:20 AM »
Just having morning coffee Bubble.   Posting a photo taken several years ago.  An Old Packard parked on the lawn in front of Oglebay Mansion 

Lets have more vehicle photos.



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« Reply #613 on: May 28, 2018, 10:15:31 AM »
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Tractor

More vehicles please

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« Reply #614 on: May 28, 2018, 11:26:51 AM »
Old trolley I rode on back in 1940



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« Reply #615 on: May 28, 2018, 11:28:52 AM »
How interesting!  Were they all yellow?

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« Reply #616 on: May 28, 2018, 11:37:41 AM »
Bubble, at that time, all in our area were yellow.  Some cities had different colors.  We then had the red and white "streamliners" until Pittsburgh removed and replaced with bus and rapid transient.   Interesting story and photos from back then.


http://wesa.fm/post/how-pittsburgh-transit-evolved-horse-drawn-streetcars-modern-t#stream/0


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« Reply #617 on: May 28, 2018, 12:12:18 PM »
That was very informative, how the transport system evolved.
No tram lines here, just buses and lots and lots of private cars.  Traffic is getting terrible and parking in town is a nightmare.

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« Reply #618 on: May 28, 2018, 02:00:29 PM »
We have a bus system here but I don't know how or if it works because I no longer  have to take a bus to work.  There is one that comes out from downtown to Lowe's, near me.  It seems people in Michigan are so enamored of their cars that public transportation loses out.  For years I took the bus, which ran every five minutes in rush hour.  Many mornings I'd be running for the bus (two blocks from home) to find the driver waiting for me.  I got on before the end of the line, so he could do that.  Before we got downtown, there was standing room only morning and evening rush hours.  When I started working in 1942, bus fares were 12 tokens for $1.  Now fares are well over $1, maybe $1.25.

Them days is gone forever!

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« Reply #619 on: May 28, 2018, 09:39:09 PM »
FWIW - Here's a trolley that I used to ride from time to time.  Somewhere I have a pic of one from a different line (route) that is bogged down from a snow storm.  If I can find it I will post it.  This was toward the end of trolleys here. They were replaced with busses.
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« Reply #620 on: May 29, 2018, 05:16:43 AM »
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Travelling in style:  wheelchair, walker, scooter and all!

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« Reply #621 on: May 29, 2018, 05:48:49 AM »
Bubble...
...you missed out the kitchen sink... ;D guess there wasn't any room for that...
...this looks like you were all on a jeep safari..I can see Don sitting there completely relaxed and taking the scenery all in his stride...
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« Reply #622 on: May 29, 2018, 05:53:44 AM »
Yes, Don, me by his side, little Aviv behind, his parents out exploring,  my caregiver taking pictures...
We were touring a Nature Reserve and seeing the migrating birds.

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« Reply #623 on: May 29, 2018, 09:20:07 AM »
Bubble, the "all-inclusive" vehicle.  It holds everyone and everything.

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« Reply #624 on: May 29, 2018, 09:33:15 AM »
One can forget the " package tour " this is the brand new " all Inclusive tour...where one gets more for their money...I bet you even made room to pick up souvenirs...
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« Reply #625 on: May 29, 2018, 11:53:06 AM »
We did pick some garlic... :)

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« Reply #626 on: May 29, 2018, 01:55:44 PM »
Now that is a fully equipped vehicle. :thumbup: :thumbup:

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« Reply #627 on: May 29, 2018, 06:27:03 PM »
WOW!  Great photos from all, and I'll bet my family would swear I was on that vehicle with you, Bubble, they think I'm always taking everything but the kitchen sink & now it does go (in the RV).  Must have been a fantastic day, or days.....   That little tractor looks like it can do about anything. 

I just gave my son a call to warn him he is driving right into the area a tornado is showing... on the ground.  He says his smart phone will notify him if one is near.  Weather is really wild here in KS today, had a thunderstorm just as he left my house with his camper  I talked to him just as he got out of town & he mentioned he went through a "flooded street" that has been a bad spot for as long as we have lived in Wichita (some 50 years).  You'd think the city would get it fixed by now, wouldn't you?  Didn't realize it rained that much in that spot, but he chose that route because ALL of the other exits from the city had major work being done on the streets, one lane traffic with delays. 

I rode those street cars when living in Kansas City in 1953...  neat photos, I never had a camera at that time, thanks for the memories, Rick & Jack.
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« Reply #628 on: June 02, 2018, 07:52:22 AM »
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This too is a kind of transportation :)

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« Reply #629 on: June 02, 2018, 07:53:35 AM »
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Is a winged horse a vehicle?