Welcome to your Green Bay Packers Online Community!

Since 2006, PackersHome has been providing a unique experience for fans.
Your participation is greatly anticipated!
Login or Register.
Options
View
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline MontanaBob  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, September 17, 2013 11:59:40 AM(UTC)
MontanaBob

Rank: 4th Round Draft Pick

Posts: 720
Joined: 8/18/2008(UTC)
Location: near Missoula Montana

Applause Received: 52

Just when you think it can't happen again...........it does. Big lightning storm yesterday without any rain and a bolt hit on the mountainside just across from us. Instantly everyone on our street was outside and wham, bam, thank you mam, the whole side of the mountain is lit up like 10,000 Tiki Torches.

It's directly across from us and the Bitterroot River is between the fire and us, but they are evacuating the East View housing subdivision right now. Neighbor Chuck and I are going to set up a Bratwurst and Beer stand on the street and try and make some money from this.

Right now the wind is in our favor, but it it shifts to the East like they are predicting later today........we're going to be out of here again. The river will help some, but with crown torching and the wind blowing it would take a huge clear area to keep embers from blowing our way.

A young couple down the block was watching and they said, "We moved here from Ohio for this????"

I replied, "Hey, this is our summer and fall entertainment package. Plus you don't have to pay Dish or DirectTV for the added channels.....the air show of retardant tankers flying 500 feet above your head.

So....without further ado, I'm going back to watch.
Anyone for a Weenie Roast?
Sponsor
Offline wpr  
#2 Posted : Tuesday, September 17, 2013 12:08:01 PM(UTC)
wpr

Rank: Hall of Famer

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2013FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2013

United States
Posts: 12,346
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 2,747
Applause Received: 1,317

best of luck to your neighborhood.
use Johnsonville they are the best.
"You don't hurt 'em if you don't hit 'em." Chesty Puller



UserPostedImage

Offline MontanaBob  
#3 Posted : Tuesday, September 17, 2013 2:27:52 PM(UTC)
MontanaBob

Rank: 4th Round Draft Pick

Posts: 720
Joined: 8/18/2008(UTC)
Location: near Missoula Montana

Applause Received: 52

About two dozen are on the grill now. By 4pm our time we should have quite a crowd here. Chuck has the Leinenkugels on ice and we're set to go. The air show is amazing. I don't know how they keep that many planes and helicopters from smacking into each other. We just counted 15 aircraft in the air at one time.....4 retardant tankers, 4 SkyCrane helicopters....3 Hueys with water buckets, and 4 spotter planes flying up above all this.

But, we're good so far.
Anyone for a Weenie Roast?
thanks Post received 1 applause.
wpr on 9/17/2013(UTC)
Offline DakotaT  
#4 Posted : Tuesday, September 17, 2013 7:23:50 PM(UTC)
DakotaT

Rank: Super Bowl MVP

Posts: 7,252
Joined: 8/18/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 622
Applause Received: 1,297

It's nature's cleansing Bob. Hope you stay safe. I've got a buddy that lives out that way and he's a professional outfitter. Lucky fvckr gets to go fishing and hunting for a living. I have some fresh honey if you have the preserves.
UserPostedImage
Offline MontanaBob  
#5 Posted : Wednesday, September 18, 2013 8:46:23 AM(UTC)
MontanaBob

Rank: 4th Round Draft Pick

Posts: 720
Joined: 8/18/2008(UTC)
Location: near Missoula Montana

Applause Received: 52

We're good so far. It rained some last night which helped and it seems to be settling down. Not much activity fire-wise now, just creeping along in the grass and duff.

Dakota...I'll check with my friends and see if they have any jam from this year's pick of the Huckleberries.
Anyone for a Weenie Roast?
Online Dulak  
#6 Posted : Thursday, September 19, 2013 6:57:30 AM(UTC)
Dulak

Rank: 1st Round Draft Pick

Posts: 2,609
Joined: 1/19/2009(UTC)
Location: London, UK (from kenosha)

Applause Given: 146
Applause Received: 94

Damn GL there Bob; wish I could send some rain from london to you guys - our summer is over and well have constant rain for 6 months ...

damn even thinking about those bratwurst makes me hungrey - they dont have em really here ... went to berlin err 4 months ago and had the real deal with some nice sauerkraut hmmm.

Hope it works out for you there
Offline wpr  
#7 Posted : Thursday, September 19, 2013 7:17:16 AM(UTC)
wpr

Rank: Hall of Famer

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2013FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2013

United States
Posts: 12,346
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 2,747
Applause Received: 1,317

Originally Posted by: Dulak Go to Quoted Post
Damn GL there Bob; wish I could send some rain from london to you guys - our summer is over and well have constant rain for 6 months ...

damn even thinking about those bratwurst makes me hungrey - they dont have em really here ... went to berlin err 4 months ago and had the real deal with some nice sauerkraut hmmm.

Hope it works out for you there


What? With the EEC, EC and now the EU you can't get a decent brat in London? Should have gone with the Euro mate. Their stiffing you big time.
"You don't hurt 'em if you don't hit 'em." Chesty Puller



UserPostedImage

Offline 4PackGirl  
#8 Posted : Saturday, September 21, 2013 4:29:22 PM(UTC)
4PackGirl

Rank: 1st Round Draft Pick

Posts: 2,252
Joined: 12/17/2006(UTC)
Location: illinois

Applause Given2: 150
Applause Received: 122


good golly miss molly montanabob...i'll be praying for you, your wife, & those crazy squirrels too.
take care & let us know you're alright!
UserPostedImage
Offline MontanaBob  
#9 Posted : Monday, September 23, 2013 12:56:08 PM(UTC)
MontanaBob

Rank: 4th Round Draft Pick

Posts: 720
Joined: 8/18/2008(UTC)
Location: near Missoula Montana

Applause Received: 52

We're fine. The fire kind of petered out after three days when it came to a bulldozed road horizontally cut across the mountainside. Then we got some rain. Now we look at a 3000 acre burned spot on the hillside directly across from us. But next spring it will be green again and the mushrooms will be growing by the thousands. Now, if I just new what kind you can eat.

BTW.....summer left in a hurry. It's snowing lightly today with heavier snow above 5000 feet.
Anyone for a Weenie Roast?
thanks Post received 1 applause.
4PackGirl on 9/24/2013(UTC)
Offline wpr  
#10 Posted : Monday, September 23, 2013 1:55:02 PM(UTC)
wpr

Rank: Hall of Famer

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2013FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2013

United States
Posts: 12,346
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 2,747
Applause Received: 1,317

Check with Pack93z. His family is into mushrooms. At least the morel kind. But someone might know about Montana fungus.
"You don't hurt 'em if you don't hit 'em." Chesty Puller



UserPostedImage

Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
Forum Jump  
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Notification

Icon
Error

Recent Topics
12m / Green Bay Packers Talk / Dulak

1h / Random Babble / porky88

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DarkaneRules

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DarkaneRules

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DarkaneRules

3h / Random Babble / MontanaBob

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Dexter_Sinister

8h / Announcements / Zero2Cool

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / 68md

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / warhawk

13h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

14h / Random Babble / Mucky Tundra

14h / Green Bay Packers Talk / QCHuskerFan

15h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

16h / Green Bay Packers Talk / StarrMax1


Tweeter

Copyright © 2006-2014 PackersHome.com™. All Rights Reserved.