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Date Posted: 14:13:37 09/25/09 Fri
Author: Connie and Rain
Subject: Re: Yes, I have offered shiitakes, and they're well received ...
In reply to: Beverly 's message, "Yes, I have offered shiitakes, and they're well received ..." on 12:40:53 09/25/09 Fri

>Oh if only all Springs, Summers and the beginning of Fall could be like I have had this year! It has been the very best! Last Winter was great also! Rain and I are heading for Fla. in Nov. for a Family get together. So she will be back home for a little while! Then we are heading to S.C. and the Mountains for a few days!! I can't wait!! I have a problem with Moths; the little ones are fine but I still have to turn away. There is no way I am ever giving her a big fat one! And I still have a problem w/the mealies, although I do throw them in and cover her cage!! I am a big sissy on this "live kill" thing; I prefer the chicken bone w/grissle or the old rib bone. I need to catch up on who has what and how many Flyers; I only have Rain, as you know! I talk about nothing else and she is still referred to, by everybody in my Family as "The Baby"!! [well she is the smallest] Take Care Greetings, Linda and Amanda, and Connie, good luck
>with your plants (I have a brown-thumb, and can't keep
>even plastic plants in good condition!)
>I have offered shiitakes, and they're well received -
>but will be honest, and admit that for the cost and
>immediate availability, I tend to stick to the white
>button and the portabellos.
>Last night, I again went out on the loft balcony, and
>collected 3 moths (looper moths, this time) for the
>boys. Now, they're already getting excited, when they
>hear the balcony door open, in their eagerness for the
>Autumn is here, I think - but still, it looks like we
>might just get an extended 'Indian' summer - hope so,
>>The only reason I gave that bit of mushroom to Rain
>>was because I saw another squirrel eating it! I do
>>buy them now; I watch the squirrels, all the time, and
>>use them as a direction for Rains wild food source!
>> She LOVES Passion Flowers!! After they bloom I give
>>her the bud, and she eats them right up and the leafs.
>> I try to keep the plant all Summer outside, and then
>>bring it in for the Winter. It worked last Winter,
>>hopefully I will be able to keep the plant this
>>Winter! My Mother had Passion Flower plants all
>>about her house in FL., so that was what gave me the
>>idea to give them to Rain!! They are very hard to
>>keep inside but I managed it somehow!! Wish me luck
>>on keeping this plant alive, two Summers AND two
>>Winters!!! Rain has had plenty of room to "fly"
>>but has never taken the plunge!! She will climb up
>>her curtains and then jump on me! She will sit in my
>>hand forever, climb about on me, then take small jumps
>>about; but never really "fly". Oh Well, I have a
>>non-flying Flying Squirrel!! I am getting along
>>with this computer, so far. Take Care to All ,>Have
>>you tried an occasional fresh Shiitake mushroom?
>>>Amanda really likes them as a change.
>>>She gets a fresh mushroom, usually a baby portabello
>>>or a white button, almost every night for the vit.
>>>>Speaking of Costco, I buy their 'giant' bag of dried
>>>>mushrooms, and provide them to my boys. They do
>>>>them. I don't collect 'wild' mushrooms, because I
>>>>don't trust them. In the 'natural' setting, it's
>>>>possible that squirrels 'know' which are 'good'
>>>>mushrooms, and which to avoid - but in the
>>>>setting, it's possible a squirrel might eat
>>>>it would otherwise avoid. So, I stick to white
>>>>'button' mushrooms, or portabello mushrooms, that I
>>>>can get at the salad bar of the stupidmarket - or
>>>>dried mushrooms (which are also portabellos).

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