Newbie from north Georgia mountains

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Bob_Hayles, Jan 16, 2017.


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  1. Bob_Hayles

    Bob_Hayles Monkey

    Hi folks...I'm a newbie here but not to homesteading/micro-farming/prepping. I sorta shy away from the term "prepper" thanks to the TV show "Doomsday Preppers"...heck, I don't even own a single piece of camo wear!...but my family and I do try to live as self sufficiently as possible. We raise a few veggies, some small landowner style livestock, and are in the process of firing the power company. I hope to get some ideas here and maybe contribute some back as well.

    Have a great day!
    Bob
     
  2. Mountain mama

    Mountain mama Monkey

    Welcome Bob!!!
     
  3. yeti695

    yeti695 Monkey+

    Welcome BOB from Oklahoma.
     
  4. BTPost

    BTPost Stumpy Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    Welcome to our Monkey Tree, Bob.... Pick yourself out a branch, and have a good look around...
     
  5. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey Moderator

    Welcome to the Monkey Bob!! We won't hold the lack of camo wear against you. (y)
     
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  6. GOG

    GOG Free American Monkey Site Supporter

    Welcome from the great State of Jefferson.
     
  7. Sapper John

    Sapper John Analog Monkey in a Digital World

    Welcome to the Monkey tree!
     
  8. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    Welcome to the monkey...Camo is optional, willingness to share is not...;)
     
  9. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu RIP 4/19/2018

    Dude, just to fit in you could wear camo skivies! :) Or not. Welcome to the site! I hope you enjoy it! :D
     
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  10. Ura-Ki

    Ura-Ki Grudge Monkey

    Welcome Aboard! Camo is cool! Camo wool skivies like Sgt wears are extra cool!
     
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  11. stg58

    stg58 Monkey+++ Founding Member

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  12. techsar

    techsar Monkey+++

    Welcome aboard, Bob. Lots of good info and good folks here...make yourself comfy!
     
  13. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Monkey+++

    Glad you joined the monkey @Bob_Hayles Micro-farming, that is a new term. Sounds like something people would do in their suburban backyard. Do you do this?
     
  14. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Welcome
     
  15. Bob_Hayles

    Bob_Hayles Monkey

    Yes, but its not in a suburban backyard...same thing as homesteading, really. I think I made the term up for the books I write...which are directed towards beginner homesteader types. "Micro-farming" sorta helps them bridge the easy, suburban life they are leaving and the roll-in-the-mud-with-the-pigs life they are getting themselves...happily...into.
     
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  16. BTPost

    BTPost Stumpy Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    Looking forward to, maybe, seeing some posts in the Comms forum.... AL7AQ here....
     
  17. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    Welcome!!!
     
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