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About forsythkid

I am just a simple man with a head full of sand who is currently residing in a small town called Forsyth Missouri. I enjoy hiking, camping and all things related to gardening. I rec’d my degree from SIU majoring in Biology many moons ago and still maintain a great interest in the study of all living things. My hobbies include meteorology, the Finnish language and inhabiting cyberspace whenever possible.

What exactly does a cup of homemade chili weigh?

It can be frustrating to people, such as myself, when I’m looking up the nutritional information on a recipe like chili only to see that their unit of measure is something called a cup. I decided to find out for … Continue reading

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BBQ Chicken via the Convection Oven route!

Initial Prep: Rinse, pat dry and throw the chicken onto an ‘elevated’ drip pan (so the grease can drain), and then ‘roast’ them in a preheated convection oven, set to 390 degrees for about twenty four minutes.   Da Sauce: … Continue reading

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Heaven in my eyes..

https://jamesolmos.com/track/675697/heaven-in-my-eyes?autostart=true A song by James Olmos. On this eve of the celebration of the Independence of a Nation did I see what James was talking about. My eyes did perceive perfection for one brief moment in time, and that gave … Continue reading

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My very first ever video…. yes! A bit strange….

  My doctors are still sorting this out…. So, OK, this primitive effort was all about our government, how it became engorged, how it became self important and how it is killing the heart of America… That was true in … Continue reading

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A song about us men being what we are!

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Hey! Let’s all hang in there! Four Seasons!

Over time, I’ve had the pleasure of knowing so many great people. Now, as I fade, I look back and understand…. https://youtu.be/Ba5X1s8Xn5Q OK, so wait! I’m not really fading! I’ve never been better and am ready for the next set … Continue reading

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I want my country back!

This effort, while crude, does serve a purpose. We are and have always been a ‘united’ group of States! We came together and formed a government whose primary purpose was to protect us from harm by foreign interests or assaults. … Continue reading

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