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  1. We always have a high lift jack in the bed of the...

    We always have a high lift jack in the bed of the truck; just have to be careful that you know how to keep your chin out of the way. We also chock the wheels on the trailer if we are having to jack...
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    I know a 10 year old 17 hand TB that is built...

    I know a 10 year old 17 hand TB that is built very similar to that horse in the video that carries a 200 lb man plus his 50+ lb saddle with no issues.
  3. I'd just pay it and move forward. Poor pup, I'm...

    I'd just pay it and move forward. Poor pup, I'm glad he landed with you!
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    The clutch went out on our '96 and one engine...

    The clutch went out on our '96 and one engine mount has broken; DH hasn't fixed it yet but can still putter around the place with it and starts the engine up from time to time. Strongest engine...
  5. Do not let someone over the internet diagnose him...

    Do not let someone over the internet diagnose him or tell you what your future is with him. That's beyond presumptuous.

    Do keep doing the best you can for yourself, him and your family. It...
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    Books are cheap or free at the library. Get a...

    Books are cheap or free at the library. Get a copy of "Codependent No More" and take it from there; I think it should be required reading for young women! And I think I was your age when I first...
  7. As unappealing as these things are, they all...

    As unappealing as these things are, they all sound almost directly a result of having been a truck driver for so long.

    It's interesting to me that he was on Zoloft and now isn't even willing to...
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    I usually just have it with lemon pepper but...

    I usually just have it with lemon pepper but sometimes will add green chiles.

    Dang, Justabob, you got in there just ahead of me! :lol:
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    We usually have at least one pack horse with us...

    We usually have at least one pack horse with us and loping a pack horse is just not good for the packs... we do some random trotting but mostly we walk at a decent clip. We're riding almost...
  10. Kids have thick skin; they can handle blunt. If...

    Kids have thick skin; they can handle blunt. If this is a situation where they all arrive at once and mill around, take a moment to say "hi, how's it going? good! <small talk ensues for 5 minutes>...
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    This, a lot for me though by luck nobody in my...

    This, a lot for me though by luck nobody in my immediate circle has had to deal with the issue. I really really don't like the term "harvest"... to me it implies intent, that the object/organ/tissue...
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    Good job! I must be doing things all wrong-next...

    Good job! I must be doing things all wrong-next time I'm wearing my shirt inside out, cussing like a sailor and rambling stream of conscious thoughts!
  13. Thread: Cold Summer

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    Cold one here too-I'm too cold all winter to...

    Cold one here too-I'm too cold all winter to enjoy it in the summer! We've had some warm days but overall it's chilly. I'm piled up in a sweatshirt shivering this morning.
  14. Thread: Anchovies??

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    I add them to pasta sauces and salad dressings...

    I add them to pasta sauces and salad dressings all the time. I think Rachel Ray is the one that got me started on that; just dissolve them in some olive oil/onions/garlic and pour over pasta, num!
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    We made this avocado and shrimp salad the other...

    We made this avocado and shrimp salad the other night and it's super good. Not sure if that's what you had in mind though. I added in a lot of other fresh vegetables and had it on crunchy toast... ...
  16. My grandparents did every summer for twenty...

    My grandparents did every summer for twenty years. They would load up two dogs and a cat in the motor home and travel all over visiting family. They only ever lost one cat out of several that they...
  17. Barkeeper's Friend is good too. I used to put a...

    Barkeeper's Friend is good too. I used to put a paper towel over the faucet/bad spot, drench it with Limeaway and leave it for hours. It always came away clean.
  18. My total weird experience was one I've written...

    My total weird experience was one I've written about here before: when I lived on a ranch in which the elderly owners had recently passed away, less than six months previous to lambing/calving...
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    I've just come off of a really bad couple of...

    I've just come off of a really bad couple of years, I guess some of it of my own making but some of it the result of things outside of my control, like getting super sick and having my husband's boss...
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    What I meant and wrote too quickly/unclearly was...

    What I meant and wrote too quickly/unclearly was that OP said she had no known gun exposure, but every time a unmarked police vehicle, detective, concealed carrier or under cover policeman or...
  21. Give up, Gidget, you'll just get more ridicule...

    Give up, Gidget, you'll just get more ridicule and more frustrated. :yes:
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    The unknown exposure to guns is real too-both...

    The unknown exposure to guns is real too-both legal and illegal.
  23. Limeaway or CLR works in about five seconds. ...

    Limeaway or CLR works in about five seconds. Doesn't hurt a thing.
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    There was an article in our local paper a few...

    There was an article in our local paper a few weeks ago where a man was approached by someone asking for his wallet but angling toward his young son; man (a young veteran) pulled his cc gun and the...
  25. This is the sales catalog for the sale he will be...

    This is the sales catalog for the sale he will be in: http://www.billingslivestock.com/Horse_Sales/PDFs/horsesaleupdate.pdf

    And this is the website of his owner: mcnabblivestock.com

    He's well...
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