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    I spent a decade as the honorary secretary for...

    I spent a decade as the honorary secretary for the Paradise Valley Beagles.

    Our MB liked to do most of the correspondence herself, so I did not have that. I would occassionally answer emails, but...
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    [QUOTE=Jackie Cochran;7628181]Maybe, just maybe,...

    [QUOTE=Jackie Cochran;7628181]Maybe, just maybe, the modern "safety seat" with riding BEHIND the motion of the horse is not really SAFE.[\QUOTE]

    Possibly related: modern saddles with large blocks...
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    Hugs for all involved. Yes to the jello &...

    Hugs for all involved.

    Yes to the jello & popsicles. Maybe some pudding, also.

    My son has had about 6 sets of tubes & had his tonsils/adenoids out also.
    He has had fewer ear infections and no...
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    Good luck. If they don't already, suggest the...

    Good luck.

    If they don't already, suggest the competition use StartBox Scoring.

    Keep lots of chocolate on hand.
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    Other than to scour the Dehner orphan boot room...

    Other than to scour the Dehner orphan boot room for deals, me either!
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    Not that it's any of your damn business, but did...

    Not that it's any of your damn business, but did it ever occur to you that perhaps she is widowed or did you just jump to the conclusion that she is a divorcee and have to make a dig about it?
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    Which iPod do I want?

    I think my 2nd gen Nano is about to give up the ghost after years of faithful service.

    I'm not sure which of the new models I would best like. I don't need a touch screen or camera or anything...
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    DH recorded it for me, starting after the end of...

    DH recorded it for me, starting after the end of the bbq scene. We watched together & it was a nice bit of highlighting the sport for him.

    He's watched me do a few horse trials, but is pretty...
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    The teachers are AMI certified not AMS. The...

    The teachers are AMI certified not AMS. The aftercare program leaders are not Montessori certified at all.

    I am interested in what your classmates found that concerned them. PM is fine, if you...
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    In what subjects did she need tutoring?

    In what subjects did she need tutoring?
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    Thank you everyone for your comments. We had a...

    Thank you everyone for your comments.

    We had a good tour today, with many things to consider.

    I would say DH is more interested in this school than I am. I am not confident that it would be a...
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    Speak to me of Montessori

    DH & I are investigating alternatives to public school for DS, who will be 9 next year & entering 3rd grade.

    There is a Montessori school nearby & we have a tour scheduled for Friday morning.

    I...
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    I once was positive I had giardia or some other...

    I once was positive I had giardia or some other nasty from drinking out of the barn hose, so I made my dr order a stool sample test.

    It was negative.
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    Copy editor. I work for a major investment...

    Copy editor.

    I work for a major investment company and hold a stockbroker's license, but what I really do is review outgoing letters in response to requests from individual shareholders and...
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    I'm currently reading Christopher Moore's Sacre...

    I'm currently reading Christopher Moore's Sacre Bleu.

    Finished recently were:

    Savage Harvest about the disappearance of Michael Rockefeller

    Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell about David...
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    8 zillion years ago, I took lessons from Jenny on...

    8 zillion years ago, I took lessons from Jenny on my giant TB and enjoyed working with her.

    One of the guys who's boarded at the same barns with me has also taken lessons from Jenny over the years.
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    Google the Oakland County Child Killings. I...

    Google the Oakland County Child Killings.

    I attended school with Timothy King.

    Oddly enough, given where we live, one of my current work team-mates grew up around one of the girl victims.
    ...
  18. I ate a new dill pickle. Crisp, salty, yummy!

    I ate a new dill pickle. Crisp, salty, yummy!
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    I hope to, but haven't yet checked what time...

    I hope to, but haven't yet checked what time it'll be for me. Skies here are usually clear, so that shouldn't be a problem.
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    I also use You Need A Budget. In each master...

    I also use You Need A Budget.

    In each master category, I have subcategories. So, I actually do budget for things like horse blankets (under Horse/Gear) and tires (under Rainy Day Funds/Car...
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    Maybe put one out anyhow, just in case?

    Maybe put one out anyhow, just in case?
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    JoZ, We have them year-round at our house. I...

    JoZ,

    We have them year-round at our house. I have feeders up all the time, 2 in the front yard and 1 in the back.

    They do eat bugs. And sometimes you find a little bit of bug piece backwash in...
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    I'm not sure how old you are, or how long you've...

    I'm not sure how old you are, or how long you've been showing hunters, but the "hunter braid" has not always been in existence.

    Button and scalloped were certainly seen on properly turned out...
  24. In our previous neighborhood, you were likely to...

    In our previous neighborhood, you were likely to be chased/attacked by one of two types: chihuahuas or pit bulls. I carried either a hunting whip or a walking stick with a solid brass harness hame on...
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    Cuter, yes, but easier to deal with?...

    Cuter, yes, but easier to deal with? Bwaaaahaaahaaa. The 3 beagles I've had have been bigger PITAs than the 2 foxhounds. Much more likely to cause mischief. The cuteness doesn't quite make up for it....
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