When Is The Gardening Season Over?

I was complaining about our first snowfall on Facebook four days ago. A friend teased me, “Well, you are the cold climate gardener.” Oh, yes, I am a cold climate gardener and–I trust–a hardy soul. But this is the time of year when my heart says “Time to snuggle around the fire!” and my brain says “You still need to dig up the glads, empty all the pots, cut back the peonies, and”–well, you get the picture. The transition from “good fall” to “bad fall” is always tough. Seemingly overnight, wha...
Tags: Facebook, Autumn, Fall, Gardening, Winter, Chores, Garden chores, Cold-climate-gardening

Video Podcast: Prepping for the Hog Hunt

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Tags: Texas, Featured, Guns, Ruger, Verdana, Michael Bane, Shooting Gallery, Outdoor Channel, Ruger Redhawk, Gunsite Academy, Weekly Video Podcast, Michael Bane Blog Michael Bane, Facebook Michael Bane

Holiday In Death On Sale at Amazon

The Kindle edition of Holiday In Death - Book 7 of the In Death series by J D Robb is on sale for $1.99 at Amazon. Regular price is $7.99. If you are collecting the audiobooks the audible version can be added for $7.49. Enjoy
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Down Range Radio #596: Hunting Hogs in Texas

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Tags: Podcast, Texas, Featured, Guns, Michael, Second Amendment, Verdana, Self Defense, Down Range Radio, Personal Defense, Shooting Sports, Gunsite, Andrew Branca, Tom Claycomb, Amarasiri Periris

Three Tips for Organizing Pictures and Preserving Your Family Memories

The following is a guest post with tips on organizing pictures and preserving your family memories from regular contributor, Morgan from Morganize with Me . Recently, after speaking to a MOPS group, I was asked for tips on photo organization. This is a BIG question. With all of the technology and ease of being able to snap photos everywhere and anytime, we are in constant picture-taking mode. This means that we now have more pictures to organize than ever before! To better manage your pic...
Tags: Crafts, Pictures, Guest Bloggers, Morgan, Don, Morganize, Happy Organizing Morgan, Organizing Pictures, Google Shutterfly Amazon

Ebooks vanishes

Hello, i am facing a problem with my library of calibre. After a add a book, i go edit your metadata, i finish the editing, and go to see the book and it just desappear. The information still exist on library but the error says than not have supported formats. And on the folder the file was been deleted. Someone can resolv this mistery please???
Tags: Books, Library Management

Ballot Hunt

Art by A.F. Branco Ballot Hunt USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Ballot Hunt.Democrats call for “every vote to be counted” is nothing but a dog whistle for we need to find more votes no matter how.Did you enjoy this cartoon?Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining any one or all of these fine civil rights organizations: National Rifle Association (NRA) : www.membership.nrahq.orgSecond Amendment Foundation (SAF) : www.saf....
Tags: Guns, Washington Post, America, Fox News, Nra, National Rifle Association NRA, Ammoland, Gun Rights News, A.F. Branco, Gun Cartoons, Branco, Preservation Of Firearms Ownership JPFO, Election 2018, James Woods Sarah Palin Larry Elder Lars Larson

Smith’s 10” Oval Diamond Sharpening Steel Review – VIDEO

Tom reviews the Smith’s 10” Oval Diamond Sharpening Steel as a better way to sharpen flexible fillet and boning knives.
Tags: Guns, US, Idaho, Amazon Kindle, Gear, Emory, Smith, Tom, Ammoland TV, Knife Reviews, Amazon Picks, Tom Claycomb, Tom ClaycombTom Claycomb, Hunt Alaska Bass Pro Shops Bowhunter, Oval Diamond Sharpening Steel Review, Oval Diamond Sharpening Steel

Funko’s New Avengers Infinity War Releases

Funko has announced a pair of new releases from Marvel's Avengers Infinity War movie. The first is the Marvel: Movie Moments – Thor Vs. Thanos . This Pop! set features The God of Thunder standing strong against the Mad Titan in this epic Movie Moment courtesy of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Also, the  Marvel: Gauntlet Dome is a Hot Topic exclusive Pop! collectible Infinity Gauntlet complete with the Soul Stone, Reality Stone, Mind Stone, Space Stone, Time Stone and Power Stone. Check out a...
Tags: Amazon, Toys, Disney, Thor, Funko, Gauntlet Dome

Norwegian Police Adopt SIG SAUER P320 X-Series

Back in November we reported that the Norwegian police service was looking for a new service pistol. SIG SAUER have now announced that they have won the tender and will provide Norwegian officers with the P320 X-Series. The SIG will replace Norway current service pistol the Heckler & Koch P30. When it was published the […] Read More … The post Norwegian Police Adopt SIG SAUER P320 X-Series appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Europe, Guns, Law Enforcement, Press Releases, Norway, Heckler Koch, Sig Sauer, Pistols, Norwegian Police, SIG P320

APA Study Shows Irresponsible Media Coverage Doubles Mass Shootings

Don Lemon CNN U.S.A. -( Ammoland.com )- A paper presented to the American Psychological Association found the number of mass killings, rampage killings or “mass shootings”, may be doubled by irresponsible media aggrandizement of mass killers. The desire for fame was found to be one of the main motivators of these rampage killers. From apa.org:“Unfortunately, we find that a cross-cutting trait among many profiles of mass shooters is desire for fame,” she said. This quest for fame among mass s...
Tags: Guns, California, Department Of Defense, Cnn, Fbi, Tennessee, Arizona, Don Lemon, Mass Shootings, APA, Centers for Disease Control, Johnston, American Psychological Association, JOHN LOTT, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten

DCON18: Super7 Exclusives and Releases

Super7 will be making their way to Designer Con 2018 in Anaheim this weekend (November 16th through 18th). They will be set up in Booth #2023 with new Super7 Japanese vinyl - including new exclusive and debut releases. In addition, they will also have a selection of their latest releases, including ReAction Figures, Apparel, and other surprises. Violent Violet Wing Kong - 9 inch tall Japanese soft vinyl figure. DCon Exclusive. $125.00 each Night Flight Bat Boy - 6 inch Japanese soft vinyl ...
Tags: Toys, Anaheim, Super7, Violent Violet Wing Kong, Metropolis Maria Copper, Goblins Gold Arthur

New York Proposal would Check Social Accounts and Search History of Gun Buyers

New York Proposal would Check Social Accounts and Search History of Gun Buyers New York –-(Ammoland.com)- Can a post on social media be used to stop you from purchasing a gun? If New York state Senator Kevin Palmer and Eric Adams, the president of Brooklyn Borough had their way, it would.The two lawmakers have started work in drafting legislation that would require everyone who attempts to purchase a firearm in the state of New York to turn over the last three years of their social media posts...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Guns, America, Social Media, Palmer, Gun Control, John, First Amendment, Gun Rights, Second Amendment, Nra, Tam, Eric Adams, Adams, WCBS Newsradio

Non-series book sorts with series books

I have a small number of books in my Calibre library that sort oddly. I sort by Published, then Series, then Author, so that it will display by author in publication order with series books at the end. But with these books, they sort as if they are in a series that has no name...i.e., between the non-series books and the series books. I've tried to find any trace of an old series in the meta-data, but nothing seems to work...no matter what I do, the books are "stuck" among the series books. ...
Tags: Books, Calibre

For the Love (and sometimes not) of Borage

I’ve been growing borage (Borago officinalis) for almost as long as I’ve been a gardener, but when I look back, I can’t recall why I started growing it in the first place. Borage is an unpleasantly prickly if not painful plant. It grows scraggly and too tall in my well-cared-for soil and relies on neighbouring …
Tags: Gardening, Herbs, Leafy Greens, Borage

Kindle App on Android Opinions?

Those of you with android devices, could you share your thoughts on using the kindle app on an android ereader? Or could you explain how you export quotes and notes if you use another app instead? (I feel stuck in kindle system for syncing books that I already own on ePub between iPhone and ereader)
Tags: Books, Android Devices

"When his book came out last year, I saluted Flake for doing something politically contraindicated and Rubicon-crossing, establishing himself..."

"... as the first Republican senator to call President Trump the domestic and international menace that he is. I applauded him for describing the president’s tweets as 'all noise and no signal' and for daring to charge his administration with Orwellian doublespeak, 'dividing us along fissures of truth and falsity and keeping us in a kind of low-level dread.' I said that Flake’s book had rhetorical power. But looking back on it, it didn’t. Jeff Flake’s book couldn’t even convince Jeff Flake. As o...
Tags: Books, Law, Jeff Flake, Trump, Jennifer, Goldwater, Rubicon, Flake, Ann Althouse

Listening to Audiobooks on Kindle

You can get three free audible credits for a limited time
Tags: Books, Amazon Kindle

Free /Deal Audiobooks

Not many people now about this. You can get 3 free audiobooks from Audible
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SIG SAUER Introduces The M17 Air Pistol

SIG Sauer has introduced the .177 caliber CO2 powered airgun replica of the M17 pistol. The M17 Air Pistol is externally identical to the US Military’s new handgun both in terms of dimensions and color. The company has also designed this airgun to feel like the M17 by making it with a polymer frame, metal […] Read More … The post SIG SAUER Introduces The M17 Air Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, US, Co2, Mhs, Daily News, Sig Sauer, Air Guns, 177, M17 Air Pistol

DCON18: Mondo Exclusives and Releases

Mondo will be attending Designer Con 2018 - from November 16-18 - and be located at Booth #2219. The items listed below will be available at the booth, as well as some figures and mugs that have long been sold out. Iron Giant Soft Vinyl Figure - Machinder Variant Everyone's favorite giant robot with a heart - now as a soft vinyl figure. In collaboration with Unbox Industries, this figure features 10 points of articulation, and stands 10.5 inches tall. This version, exclusive to DesignerCon,...
Tags: Toys, Mondo, Gabz, Jock, JC Richard, Florian Bertmer, Unbox Industries, Tiki Mug, Tiki Farm, Tufan Sezer, Joe Allard, Erostika, RJB, Bruce Lee Enamel Pin


In Chicago, a good guy with a gun stopped a shooting. When the police arrived, they shot the good guy.
Tags: Guns, Uncategorized, Chicago

Content How to format .mobi files to send to Kindle

How can I format the .mobi books I send to my Kindle so Amazon recognizes the the author field should be sorted LN FN even if the field shows FN LN. Amazon takes the author name literally and sorts it FN LN on the devices. Its as if the author field isn't an actual name and just another title. Either I send the file formatted with a comma (LN,_FN underscore is only shown here to indicate the space between the comma and the FN) and the author sort is right, but then the file shows up in Conten...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Amazon Kindle, FN, Ln Fn, Fn Ln, FN LN Amazon

three quick questions

1. How can I add books to Calibre and have the author field show exactly as it is in the file metadata? I have about 1000 .mobi files I converted last year to upload to my Kindle account, but some were formatted FN LN and others LN, FN and I wanted to re-edit them to all the same style. Also, does having a space between the "," and the LN (FN, LN) make a difference? I have a couple that don't have that extra space and importing them shows the comma. 2. Is there a way of changing the author...
Tags: Books, Calibre, Ln Fn, Fn Ln

YA Little Mermaid Retellings

If there’s something that never loses its delight, it has to be retellings of old classic stories! It’s quite a YA trend too (one I’m personally very pleased with) and it’s great to see how the old fairy tales can be twisted and reimagined and fit into new settings. Today I want to list some … Continue reading YA Little Mermaid Retellings The post YA Little Mermaid Retellings appeared first on The Boomerang Books Blog.
Tags: Books, Young Adult, Mermaids, Book News, Cait Drews, Best-of book lists, Fairytale Retellings

Leave the leaves? I think not.  by  Elizabeth Licata

Left here, these leaves are a nuisance now that will be just as much of a nuisance in the spring. It’s the bad gardening advice that will not die. Why? Because it sounds so great, so freeing, so right. What? I don’t have to rake anymore? I can leave the leaves that fell all over my lawn and flower beds exactly where they are? What’s wrong with that? That’s awesome! Actually, this is fine forest management advice. On the forest floor, leaves drop and gradually decay, the operative word being g...
Tags: Gardening, Norway, Susan, NWF, National Wildlife Federation, Elizabeth Licata, Ministry of Controversy, Science Says

The free Eat More Plants! cookbook

By Leo Babauta A couple months ago, one of my favorite cookbook authors/bloggers (Jules Clancy of Stone Soup) came to me and asked in her Australian accent, “G’day Leo, how would you like to collaborate on a free vegan cookbook? I promise it won’t have Fosters or vegemoit in it, mate!” OK, she didn’t say exactly that, but that’s how I imagine it would have gone if she’d said it in person and not over email. Either way, I said yes. Or more like, “Hell yes!” Jules went through all the trouble o...
Tags: Books, Inspiration, Leo, Jules, Leo Babauta, Adventure & Health, Jules Clancy

Daily Gun Deals: Complete PSA AR-15 Rifle Only $339.98 with Free Shipping

Complete PSA AR-15 Rifle Free Shipping Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Palmetto Armory has a two part deal on a complete PSA Ar15 Rifle for just $339.98 with a BCG and Charging Handle and FREE Shipping.To get the package, you must add two (2) separate items to your cart before checking out. Links to the parts included below. Free shipping included no codes required. Note, one of these items is a “blem” so it may have some imperfection, but all my rifles end up that way anyhow, so I would rather s...
Tags: Guns, Nato, Psa, Palmetto State Armory, Firearm News, PSA AR, Daily Gun Deals, AmmoLand News Editors, Free Shipping Sig Sauer, Complete PSA AR

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