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  1. for the birds

    female black headed Grosbeak. thought it was a rose breasted 'til this am when the male showed up. purple finch, red bellied woodpecker, family of chickadees. requisite cardinals. funny what caught my attention this am was a call I wasn't instantly familiar with. Turned out it was a male...
  2. large perforator?

    too bad the tip is missing. This is the largest one I've ever come across. from our place in Brown County.
  3. do you have the patience ???

    I sure as heck DO NOT. this old world is too full of morons and idiots. to wit: there are two lanes here and the large brained individual in front of me has decided to occupy both lanes simultaneously. The traffic is at a red light all are stopped. no one is making a lane change or ? Who the...
  4. at bird feeder early this am

    Sans my first cup o coffee, my brain wouldn't comprehend. (this was the first of the year) Then it popped out...Indigo Bunting. Got a real crummy shot with the I-phone. We get both the Painted and Indigo here with fair regularity. One thing I can do good is let brushy spots prosper and then so...
  5. ✅ SOLVED who is this guy???

    found in New Orleans. Just laying in the debris after Katrina. Apparently his nose and cheek were casualties along with his dignity. Now in recovery to fight another day.
  6. cleaning out abandoned storage

    We are selling property with storages and have had to clear out several that were abandoned. Here is a typical view... got lucky right away. Nothing major, but sweet. See white plastic bucket bottom L? these two were inside. bottom gal had damage. looks like it was broken while removing...
  7. what a geofact/ fossil

    Wow, dino head. right... this is certainly not, what at first glance it may appear. maybe be a fossil, probably not. Still mother nature is amazing.
  8. now thats old stuff

    I'll tell you what. Unearthed this "tasty item" cleaning in-laws home. Dad-in-law passed in 1996 and Mom-in-law in 2003. the house has served as an office for our business since, but has never been top to bottom gone thru and cleaned out all these years. On top of all the other items that we...
  9. help with makers mark or ??

    Howdy folks. Need assist with makers mark or the meaning of these symbols. looking for purity but can find no other mark on piece. This is from a silver set inherited by my wife from her mother. Appreciate ya.
  10. rock with a previous job

    Probably used by some Sauropod 150 - 200 million years ago. (Gastrolith) Then picked up by some curious and enterprising human needing a good tool just a "few"years later (LOL) (hammerstone)
  11. they look angry...

    ... shaking their root fists at Poseidon. Fla. panhandle
  12. fossil, geofact, artifact???

    heckifIknow. leaning toward fossil??? Maybe marrow cavity in bone or root canal in a really big tooth. along one edge there is what could be human modifications??? could be natural too I guess.
  13. bulls eye

    these are some unique creations and would have been prized for knapping...then and now... and heres an oldie I posted years ago. an actual artifact please post your "bulls eye" lithics and artifacts
  14. bit of broken slate

    for edukatin' purposes... Note patina. dark colored shale is "fresh" breakage relatively speaking. Duller coloration is patina normally associated with exposure to elements (water, minerals etc.) , note patina in drill hole, drill hole is typical cone shaped with rings from the impression of...
  15. Texas tool time

    no. 1 ...a wedge (as near as I can figure) this piece is uniface and expertly crafted. I could imagine splitting a nice piece of Osage Orange with wedges like this prepping for a bow build. Sorry nothing for reference ...abt 5" long, 2" at high point no. 2 ... the way the cutting edge is...
  16. B. & O. RR...

    Baldwin Brand #2 coal/ concrete shovel. pat 1925 (but looks like 1826??) This had to be and maybe should still be, as evidenced by this survivor, the toughest shovel going. Imagine a wooden handle lasting nearly 100 years. It appears its last job was in concrete as a matter of fact. Imagine a...
  17. thats no turtle...

    Our pond out back. never caught fish in the turtle trap before this spring. fist check revealed 4 big bluegill couldn't escape through a 2" mesh. next check 1 bluegill, 1 turtle, 2 bass. One was pushing 4+. Didn't pose her very good, she was already stressed with me rushing trying to get her...
  18. rediscovered a real treasure

    while cleaning out a bucket of throw aways I made one heck of a find. DISCLAIMER...this piece of flint was found on PRIVATE property. got to be a piece of Alibates Found on family farm about 100 miles SE of Alibates Flint Quarries Nat'l Monument. Not far for this piece to travel. Interesting...
  19. thank you wheel

    This is all that's left of one of the four wheels that carried my wife's ancestors from Duck Run, Kentucky to Texas way back when.
  20. hafted scrapers

    these two are pretty sweet. had a piece of Cholla wood handy so just for fun kinda placed scraper in position and the other what else ya gonna do... it puts me about 200 feet from the house. The wife says thats about right. lol post 'em if you got 'em
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