Hi from Jimboomba

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  1. Petty Officer

    Petty Officer Member Premium Member

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    Hi
    My name is Russell Christmas a new friend who had been in the Australian army learned that I had been in the US Navy one day called me Petty Officer and the nickname has stuck with that circle of friends. I grew up in north west Florida think of Forrest Gump very rural closest neighbor was 5 mile away didn't wear shoes much till i joined the navy where I did 20 years and 25 days, met my wife when the ship pulled into Brisbane we have been married 20+ year she moved back to Australia in 2008 and moved in 2009. I have build a successful aquaponic garden which is now in moth balls, I raise araucana chicken the ones that lay blue eggs. I am interested in being more self sufficient. learned a lot about it as a kid we kept a garden, butchered our own hogs and smoked the meat
     
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  2. Kasalia

    Kasalia http://retired2006.blogspot.com.au/ Premium Member GOLD

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    Hi Russell, with all that knowledge you should fall back into self sufficiency quite easily.Do you have a veg. garden, thats the first place to start. Welcome to the forum.
     
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    stevo Backyard Farmer Premium Member GOLD

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    Welcome to the site Russell, what size property at Jimboomba? I used to hang out down that way quite a few years ago :noevil:
     
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    Welcome Russell and thanks for joining us! :)
     
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    Ash Valued Member Premium Member GOLD

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    Welcome Russell and hope you enjoy this fine forum. I'm sure we'd have a lot to learn from each other here.
     

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