Meanwhile in Texas

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  1. dbcooper

    dbcooper Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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  2. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

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    This is the first thing that tumbled into my mind!!
     

  3. Firpo

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    Thanks db. Just showed my wife and she asked, “is that the part of Texas we’re moving to?”
     
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    Did you know that there are a godzillon seeds in a tumbleweed plant. One farmers loss is another farmers gain.

    How about a packet of tumbleweed seeds for $9.99. There are also a number of opportunities on eBay. One enterprising individual is offering an “Authentic Texas Large Country tumbleweed for $19.99.
     
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    Landed at an airport in Texas one time and a tumbleweed blew across the runway. It was so large that it actually killed the engine while I was on the runway. I had to get out to remove it before I could restart
     
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  6. dbcooper

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    Hows that coming along ?
     
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    Slow but steady. We’ve narrowed things down to either San Antonio or the Dallas area (Sachse, Grand Prairie or Wylie). She’s applied at a couple districts and until we get that settled there’s not a bunch more we can do. Woolleyworm has some contacts in the electrical industry and said when the time comes to let him know and he’d set up a meeting with one or two distributors. Linda and I are planning a visit in early April just to check things out and get a feel for things. That’s about it’s for now.
     
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    That is a tumbleweed migration stamping.
     
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    In WA the hippies would smoke that weed, then tumble across the road.
     
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    Yeah, I can just see them chasing it, trying to light it!!
     
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    I grew up in Amarillo. Tumble weeds blew all year long and they had to be cleared out of alleys and from around houses and buildings. Not fun if you’re doing the cleaning
     
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    George, I play music for a few senior housing facilities in the area. I still play "Tumbling Tumbleweeds" as part of a "Saturday Afternoon Matinee" medley when movie houses ran the two reel oaters. When I start it you can see the smiles start to appear. Why not!!! It's still a great song!!!! Cool Water and Back in the Saddle Again are others in the medley.

    Firpo, I'm glad you're plan to get out of California is coming to fruition. Good luck to you and yours.
     
  14. tedwitt

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    The wated is gone, just in Texas.
    I hope there ain't any in Moss Hill, we be headed there at about 10 on a boudin run.
     
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    You told her yes, didn't you? ;)
     
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