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Title: Joe...
Post by: Laaz on May 08, 2019, 03:44:30 PM
Just talked to Joe Real. I'll see if I can get him onboard here.
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Post by: Kelley_GA8a on May 08, 2019, 07:37:25 PM
He frequents the Facebook group, ‘Citrus Trees Kept in Containers’
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Post by: Laaz on May 08, 2019, 09:36:42 PM
He makes some killer wine.

(https://i.ibb.co/xGxbSCy/00joe01.jpg)

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Post by: Millet on May 08, 2019, 09:44:46 PM
Joe Real once sent me a bottle of his Hibiscus wine.  Amazing.
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Post by: JoeReal on May 10, 2019, 12:44:07 PM
Hey Folks! Am back! Thanks for hunting me down and inviting me over! I missed you all!
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Post by: Laaz on May 10, 2019, 12:47:37 PM
Welcome back Joe.
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Post by: Luisport on May 10, 2019, 01:28:22 PM
Hello Joe!   ;D
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Post by: luak on May 10, 2019, 02:47:25 PM
This group is coming back like old time. The heavies are coming!! Good to see you ,Joe.
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Post by: Bomand on May 10, 2019, 03:31:03 PM
Good to see you still keeping on Joe. Just found this bunch few weeks ago. Name is David....Bonnie Childers was my buddy.
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Post by: Laaz on May 10, 2019, 03:53:00 PM
Speaking of Bonnie, is he still kicking around?
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Post by: Bomand on May 10, 2019, 04:14:49 PM
I have lost contact with Bonnie. Phone num ers do not work and email goes unanswered. No obit to be found in home town in Texas. Anybody have any news?
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Post by: FRUITBOXHERO on May 11, 2019, 09:49:39 AM
Welcome Joe welcome
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Post by: Laaz on May 11, 2019, 09:56:43 AM
Don't even know where to start to locate him...

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Post by: luak on May 11, 2019, 11:43:34 AM
Bonnie Childers, aka the Buddinman? Yes I know him well, he has send me a few things. I probably still has his address and ph.no. The last time I talked to him was about his all time favorite grafting knife.
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Post by: Laaz on May 11, 2019, 12:12:59 PM
luak see if you can get him over here...
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Post by: Bomand on May 11, 2019, 01:57:25 PM
If anyone finds him please let me have contact info.
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Post by: Bomand on May 11, 2019, 02:01:30 PM
I have several of his knives. He used
to buy yhem by the case.
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Post by: luak on May 11, 2019, 03:28:28 PM
Laaz, just got of the phone talking to the Buddinman, he is doing good, getting old 88 years and not doing too much, still in good spirits. I ask him if he remember Laaz, said vaguely but remember Millet, i guess he remember grafting for him.
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Post by: Bomand on May 11, 2019, 03:47:41 PM
Thanks. Email enroute.
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Post by: Laaz on May 11, 2019, 03:50:48 PM
Thanks.
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Post by: eyeckr on May 11, 2019, 04:24:01 PM
Welcome back Joe! It looks like we're getting most of the old gang back together again :D  Also it's good to see you back at it too Laaz. Where's Hoosierquilt, Patty and BabyBlue? Benny had some interesting posts. Citrus Growers Forum lives on!!
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Post by: Millet on May 11, 2019, 04:35:40 PM
Joe Real and Laaz  The top of the chart.
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Post by: Laaz on May 12, 2019, 08:03:34 AM
G, I talked to Patty. She said she is taking care of two grandchildren and doesn't have a lot of time. Hopefully she drops in from time to time.
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Post by: Bomand on May 12, 2019, 06:31:49 PM
Spoke with Bonnie. Slowing down some. I did tell him where everyone is and that he would be welcome here. His citrus savy is remarkable..he is 88 years into it. Hope he visits us


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Post by: JoeReal on May 13, 2019, 04:01:56 PM
I regularly talked to Babyblue Gina...

Her facebook profile:  https://www.facebook.com/gina.albin.7 (https://www.facebook.com/gina.albin.7)