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Discussion in 'Member's "BackYardHerds" Journals' started by newton the goat, Mar 13, 2017.

  1. Feb 11, 2019
    newton the goat

    newton the goat True BYH Addict

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    So after some thought and planning i thought i would ask if everybody is good for me to start in September? I have notified my boss earlier this year that things at home have been slightly problematic so i will be moving in the new year. Thankfully she understands and is encouraging me to continue in the cooking buisness. My ending date will be septemeber 1st, so i was thinking of leaving the second or the third and using the first to pack up some of my room so it isnt as bad when i get back. I will be taking my car into the mechanics in the next few weeks to get a complete check up to make sure there wont be any outstanding issues for the trip. So dates i guess are the next big discussion. There is so much planning and ive never been goodat planning but im reay excited for this so i am doing my best!

    Btw i have decided on names for josie's twins. The boy honestly looks like a donkey as in unlike most katadhin lambs his hair is straight not wavy esspecially on his face where is sticks straight out like it would on a donkey with a thick winter coat :lol: so i have decided to name him donkey and his sister fiona :gigshe is a darling but he is an over dramatic drama queen:idunno.im aiming to have him learn his name so then i can have a laugh calling ou his name and having him respond like in the movie shrek :lol::lol::lol: it has me cracking up just thinkin about it.
     
  2. Feb 11, 2019
    newton the goat

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    [QUOTE="Baymule, post: 593146, member: 2327"

    Make a list of what you need to do for your trip. Maybe we can help you think of things for it.
    #1. Tires, you need good/new tires and a good spare
    2. Oil change and check all fluids before you leave
    3. Pack clothes for all seasons, you are gonna be gone for awhile
    4. Cell phone-will yours work in the US or do you need a new one for travels?[/QUOTE]

    My phone plan will work as long as i add on a usa data plan for a few months.
    And im bringing a suitcase and some sweaters and jackets since the plan starts in fall.
    My car is going in to be serviced and fully looked over as soon as i have a bit more of a cushion of cash and can afford it.
    And i deffinitly need a new spare tire as mine has a mysterious leak somewhere lol. I also need a jack in my car for just incase with the whole tire thing.
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  3. Feb 11, 2019
    Bruce

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    OK if you are starting in September you need to start north! The southerners will just have to wait.

    How is little Sarge?
     
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    newton the goat

    newton the goat True BYH Addict

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    Sarge is doing well. Growing fast and seems to have forgotten how to be friendly as he no longer comes near me anymore :hitive been replaced by his mom!
     
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    Bruce

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    You have to let them go some time Newton. Besides I will bet lunch (*) that you would rather he suck milk from his Mom than try to get it directly from you! Too bad he isn't friendly anymore though.

    * of course when you come stay here you'll get lunch anyway.
     
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    newton the goat

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    That is very true. I would rather not have a bottle baby but he used to greet me when i walked in the door. Now not so much :( butyou are right on the fact that some need to be let go lol. And i will deffinitly take you up on that offer. And you are in vermont england right? Since you said that you are close to the culinary institute? If so i may need to save up a but more before that leg of my journey since i likely qont be able to drive there :lol: sadly i hadto get ride of my boat car since i moved into the mainland so driving the seas may prove a bit difficult :gig
     
  7. Feb 11, 2019
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    How long do you envision the trip being?
     
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    Bruce

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    No, no. Vermont is in NEW England. I am 80 miles/130 km south of Montreal. 455 miles/730 km from you. @Sheepshape is on the other side of the pond.
     
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  10. Feb 12, 2019
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    Sounds like you have an amazing itinerary starting to unravel. Go ahead with it....the chance of a lifetime, and you'll have memories to last you for a lifetime.

    Just wondering whether New England is like Old England....wet, grey etc. (Living in Wales I can say that......Wales is, well, wetter, muddier......).

    So, assuming you stay on the other side of the world, do you plan to take a full year out? Sounds as though you will need it......but it would be time very well spent and will really open up your horizons.