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Can't believe nobody told me about this site! I'm still in NY, with 5 acres waiting for me in MO; Gail is my neighbor!! (In case any of you gals want to know, he's handsome, and as sweet as can be!!) Hope to be able to check in here often. Jay, let me get this straight, you're single?

-- Cathy in NY (, March 08, 2002


Single and looking..............

-- Jim-mi (, March 08, 2002.

Yes, I am single again. I think it has something to do with my ex wife wanting a new boyfriend for last Christmas. I promised her anything she wanted for Christmas. Of course I hadn't planned to spend that much :>) On the up side, it did reduce our disagreements greatly. Hope you like the board here. Be sure to check our older threads.

-- Jay Blair in N. AL (, March 09, 2002.

Welcome Cathy! Don't be too hard on yourself this forum hasn't been around tooooo long. We are a really great bunch of people. Jay is single so are most of the people here. We allow anyone to come and visit. You don't have to be single. We mostly started this group for support for those of us who are single and doing or wanting to do the homestead thing. We come up with some really goofy ideas sometimes. Jay is probably the most creative.

Welcome! Susan

-- Susan in MinneSNOWda (, March 09, 2002.


I am no more "creative " than you are. And we do have a good support structure here. I'm just glad we're single homesteaders and not athletes. I would hate being called an "athletic supporter" :>)

-- Jay Blair in N. AL (, March 09, 2002.

Jay, You Are Such A Guy!!! Enough said!

-- Susan in MN (, March 09, 2002.

Hello everyone,,didn't know this site was on the Forum til 2 days ago,,so happy to have found it,,which I did just by chance...Read a lot of supportive posts,and everyone sounds so up-beat,,,It is great to read what other singles do in many different situations,,I am still looking for a homestead,and that special guy, looking in WV, KY, or TN or somewhere close to there. Just am stuck in Montana for now,,,but I know I will find my place,,and all of you are so encouraging,,Will check in often now that I know,,,Take care..

-- Patsy, MT (, March 09, 2002.

Cathy, And our leader Jay has worms!!!!!

hehe......ok Jay explain.........

I never saw an answer to your marketing????

-- Jim-mi (, March 09, 2002.

Cathy, Where are you in NY? It would be nice to have someone local to chat with about homesteading. I'm in No. NJ and there aren't many people with the same interests in this area. The more I think about it, the people in this area are more set on destroying the land than finding ways to live off of it. - Sheryl

-- Sheryl in NJ (, March 09, 2002.

Jim-mi has a lot of fun with me on this one, but here goes the explanation, hope no one gets grossed out. Yes I have "worms" . At times I have as much as 4000 pounds of them for bait and compost production/green waste recycling. It all started as a research project I began under laborotory conditions for Countryside magazine on how to inexpensively cultivate a worm herd into an income producing commercial venture with an investment of $15 and 12 months, "homesteader style". That research article is now developing into a technical reference manual on the subject that will possibly be published in 2003.I also hope to become the largest local bait and vermicompost producing worm ranch here in the Tennessee Valley region of North Alabama within the next four years and establish a custom worm bin fabrication company implementing my homegrown worms and some of the design variations I currently have incorporated in my ranch setup. Maybe i can have my own commercial like the milk industry. I can see my billboards now "Got Worms?". :>)

-- Jay Blair in N. AL (, March 10, 2002.

Jay would you have a worm on your top lip? I sort of invision your commercial like the guy on Red Green who does the septic pumping. You'd probably be pretty cute in those rubber overalls.(LOL)


-- Susan in MN (, March 10, 2002.

Maybe one on my nose with a pinochle deck. As my tombstone will read "the worms crawl in, the worms crawl out, the worms play pinochle on my snout." :>)

-- Jay Blair in N. AL (, March 10, 2002.

Yo Cathy......... See how obtuse things can get around here? you start with an inocent intro....and now we're playing pinochle with worms on our noses! Would you care to join in??..........

-- Jim-mi (, March 10, 2002.

Jimmi you always seem to have so much fun at our expense(LOL). Why don't you do and intro. and we can digress and drift all over the place again. It isn't the same as snow drifts but the idea is similar. Come on Jimmi do an intro. we need a new topic of conversation. Cathy don't get me wrong we aren't bored with you. We have loads of people on this forum who have never been properly introduced to everyone. I even did a mini blip on my birthday. I guess some of us either don't have much to hide or are so dull we don't have much to say. Ahhhh, but I digress. No where were we? Oh yea Jay and his worms and his advertisement of the said worms. I already know too much. I'll let Jay fill you in on the good stuff.


-- Susan in MN (, March 10, 2002.

Guess I forgot....Hi Cathy, Welcome!!!!

Me do an intro...Wow what a challenge.

-- Jim-mi (, March 10, 2002.

Jimmi, we're all waiting for your intro.

-- Sherry (, March 12, 2002.

OK Jim-mi, I agree, do an intro! (Sorry, I don't get online very often, and it takes a while to get caught up.) I remember when Jay first got involved in worms.......back when he "color coded" them with flourescent markers, and they even had cute names.

I'm presently living in big house with my 2 sisters, 4 dogs and 9 cats, in Binghamton, NY. Not country, but we garden, can, cook, sew, etc. We're definitely country girls, though. I planned on being on my 5 acres in Missouri this spring, but I've suffered some set-backs (health stuff, which makes me hesitant to walk away from medical insurance). I'll never give up; I just need to rethink things.

-- Cathy in NY (, March 13, 2002.

American Braunte (sp) sisters. I am so embarrassed I don't know how to spell their name. Ten points to the person who can name them all. I think there were only three, I know Emily, is there a Mary? Some english major person help. I have it, Charlotte?


-- Susan in MN (, March 13, 2002.

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