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  1. no biggie - let 'em roll

    Our dad taught my twin and I how to drive when we were 13 or so, out in the back pasture in an old 3 on the tree manual shift ford truck. That next year, both our parents were hospitalized and then...
  2. My lucky charm is a little unicorn pin given to...

    My lucky charm is a little unicorn pin given to me 30 years ago by a dear friend who is no longer with us. I always pinned it to my hunt coat when showing, and if I am grooming for sis I pin it to...
  3. A hard decision to be sure. I lost my corgi this...

    A hard decision to be sure. I lost my corgi this past spring. Fortunately, it was quite sudden and he was not in pain, a traumatic spine injury while playing ball. never yipped or cried, just...
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    toilet bowls and waterdishes

    Had a cat who liked to splash water out of the toilet. Just the toilet. First time she did it, I am laying in bed trying to figure out what the scary sound was and whether or not I really wanted to...
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    I showed a 15.2 quarter horse in a ring full of...

    I showed a 15.2 quarter horse in a ring full of tall leggy TB hunters on the va beach hunter circuit. We ALWAYS, got our strides right - that little guy could lengthen or shorten strides like...
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    I don't know how it translates for dressage...

    I don't know how it translates for dressage judges, but, I offer the following story. 10 lbs and 10 years ago I had the wonderful experience of competing in a national level pro-am ballroom dance...
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    Yep, Shovel and Shutup (shoot first if you have...

    Yep, Shovel and Shutup (shoot first if you have to). Neighbors sound like fun - NOT!!!. NO way you can keep cats (especially partly feral ones) from dining alfresco on the neighbors trash. Seems...
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    If the original "one that's left" barn kitty is...

    If the original "one that's left" barn kitty is shy, probably you can just give the newbee a "crate" to hide in for a day or two, leave food dish outside, they 'll probably get to know each other. ...
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    Smart boy, letting you break trail. I have a...

    Smart boy, letting you break trail. I have a "vertically challenged" corgi. He is fine in snow, as long as it is fluffy he doesn't care how deep, he just plows right thru. HATES it when ice on top...
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    Farm house - mice - gonna happen. Period. I...

    Farm house - mice - gonna happen. Period. I rented a "really old old farmhouse" a while back. My dog, who at first was driven nuts by the mice, eventually just ignored them. Put down traps,...
  11. JUST ONE WORD - DYNOVITE!!!!. This stuff is...

    JUST ONE WORD - DYNOVITE!!!!. This stuff is fabulous. I have a welsh corgi who was really itchy around his ruff, hot spots on his paws, etc. Just miserable. Figured it was just the dry summer, as...
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    Harrison Ford, John Wayne, William Shatner (he...

    Harrison Ford, John Wayne, William Shatner (he also drives, gotta love it). John Wayne is still my fave, gotta admire a man of his age with salt enough to take a horse over a 3 rail fence in a...
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    Sitting here, reading that, wiping tears on my...

    Sitting here, reading that, wiping tears on my shirt sleeve, laughter became so hysterical that at one point my corgi came to see what was wrong with me. Too damn funny by half. I have moved my...
  14. Grew my hair out to my waist several times for...

    Grew my hair out to my waist several times for guys - got rid of guy, cut hair, donated to locks of love. Not growing it out again, got a really nice short cut, looks cute, keeping it that way, too...
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    Ok, have we noticed that the guys aren't really...

    Ok, have we noticed that the guys aren't really weighing in on this??????
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    Yep, sometimes they go away, sometimes they come...

    Yep, sometimes they go away, sometimes they come back. sometimes it rains.
  17. Yep, I'd do it in a heartbeat (no pun intended). ...

    Yep, I'd do it in a heartbeat (no pun intended). Like the idea of "natural" burial - not sure we have it in this country. Cremation is also "back to nature" if you think about it. Ashes scattered...
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    just a thought

    Mike - you're incorrigible (or is that encourageable?) LOL. My sis has a barn, big one, with a lovely ring. One horse. Boarders did not work for her, for a bunch of reasons. She does enjoy the...
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    Bought a new construction house some years ago,...

    Bought a new construction house some years ago, subdivision in what had been nice little farm fields. Mice moved inside. Cat caught most of them, one unfortunate died in the walls. Smell was...
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    I have followed racing for years and have never...

    I have followed racing for years and have never heard commotion like that before. Even the great Baffert was in awe of the crowd noise and said he couldn't remember ever seeing a frenzied crowd like...
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    Kitties in barn like the hay, if nice "caves" are...

    Kitties in barn like the hay, if nice "caves" are left (sometimes, they make their own). A good supply of non frozen water is even more important. They will bundle together and stay warm, amazing...
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    Ok, smell of decomp on shoes, accompanied by...

    Ok, smell of decomp on shoes, accompanied by sinister smiling and eeeviil laughter for no reason - students and coworkers will fear you - enjoy the power LOL.

    Yea, baking soda, works great. ...
  23. Duct tape - well, at least you didn't try...

    Duct tape - well, at least you didn't try superglue (you don't want to know, trust me). Ice, rest, repeat. Frozen peas are your friend. fingers can't really be helped, they just kinda heal and let...
  24. Sorry for your loss, CC - just remember, God...

    Sorry for your loss, CC - just remember, God abhores a cat vacuum. My sister "rehomed" a barn kitten just two days ago, (people drop off kittens at her farm all the time, most of them too young to...
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    Ok guys, I am the proud owner of the above...

    Ok guys, I am the proud owner of the above mentioned Baxter. He has LOADS of hair, and is the original cold weather beast here in Ohio, even enjoying wading/swims in a nearby creek, the only thing...
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