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    Ya know what? This could do it. My mother is in a...

    Ya know what? This could do it. My mother is in a nursing home and they get people coming in for a week or two for short term stays while the family goes on vacation. Actually, they take great care...
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    I like this.

    I like this.
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    Having a loud confrontation about this does...

    Having a loud confrontation about this does nothing but let him know he scored in a very big way. It is very self-satisfying to the slob.

    If you plan on going away without him again in the future...
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    Well, at least the mess is cleaned up. He just...

    Well, at least the mess is cleaned up. He just played the I'm Jealous Game and scored his points. I can tell you from experience that if you do it again, then one way or another he'll play it again...
  5. Hi HundredAcres! Happy to see you here again!...

    Hi HundredAcres! Happy to see you here again!
    Glad you are in a better place now!
    Chief2
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    We had the huge flea problem last year. Advantage...

    We had the huge flea problem last year. Advantage on the cats (Advantix for dogs) worked great. Frontline did nothing at all.
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    I think that once your mind is so intensely...

    I think that once your mind is so intensely engaged on a particular track (aka tunnel vision), the smaller, everyday nuisances and obstacles tend to escape your notice. I mean, they're not even on...
  8. Thread: Coke or Pepsi?

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    Poll: Dr. Pepper.

    Dr. Pepper.
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    I was an applied music major, which meant that I...

    I was an applied music major, which meant that I had to declare my major on my high school application and begin it as a freshman in college. The first year was very stressful because of the pressure...
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    I have a Motorola flip phone with Verizon service...

    I have a Motorola flip phone with Verizon service provider. For the most part, good connections. I buy 60 minutes in three-month increments, and Verizon charges a $1 fee every time I make a call. I...
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    tikihorse2--thank you for the recipe for the mock...

    tikihorse2--thank you for the recipe for the mock crab cakes. I have plenty of zucc and am going to try them!
  12. Thread: Cold Summer

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    Temps in the eighties with humidity I can take....

    Temps in the eighties with humidity I can take. Bring it up to the nineties with that, and I am done. So far I have managed to make it through the summer.

    Looking forward to autumn, with apple...
  13. I know of one town in Mass. that does not allow...

    I know of one town in Mass. that does not allow you to have weeds in your front yard. You can have them in your backyard to your heart's delight, but not in the front yard. So, everyone spends $$...
  14. Didn't receive a notice, but we wish them well....

    Didn't receive a notice, but we wish them well. We used them for a shipment in 2006 and they were great.
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    Speaking of birds, this is not exactly the same...

    Speaking of birds, this is not exactly the same as transcribing bird songs, but it involves music, birds, and art. Enjoy!...
  16. One side of the barn/indoor arena we are at forms...

    One side of the barn/indoor arena we are at forms an 'L' that is in the turnout area. Shortly after the current owners of the property purchased it, they put in a large overhang off of the barn that...
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    I like your idea of the fair isle caps! I was...

    I like your idea of the fair isle caps! I was given a painting by Sarah Lynn Richards titled, Wood Thrush and Thunder, which has three panels of a horse dancing, with the musical transcription of the...
  18. Thread: Window AC Units

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    Another idea, which we just did this year, is to...

    Another idea, which we just did this year, is to use foam-backed insulated drapes and keep them closed day and night during the hot weather. It has made a huge difference in how much less ac we are...
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    I am married to a hard core chicken lover. Salad...

    I am married to a hard core chicken lover. Salad dressing is your friend. In particular, Marie's Creamy Chipotle Ranch Dressing, sold in the refrigerated section of the produce aisle. Spoon some on...
  20. Because of the high amount of grass here, I...

    Because of the high amount of grass here, I switch mine to Carb Guard/HS in the summer to win the Battle of the Bulge. Carb Guard is back to pellets again. I agree, though. I have one who is a hard...
  21. SuckerforHorses, I keep the weight on my drafty...

    SuckerforHorses, I keep the weight on my drafty and lower my feed bills by using a 50:50 mix (by weight) of TCSr and BS Haystretcher. Both are around the same NSC value, and with the way my guy eats,...
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    My draftX has DSLD due to an injury. He is 20...

    My draftX has DSLD due to an injury. He is 20 years old. He is on Senior Smartflex Herb-free joint supplement, bute, and if needed gets a chiropractic adjustment. Once I put him on the Senior...
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    Identify Birds Through Their Songs!

    Now that the birds are rearing their young and will soon by migrating south, here is a chart to help you identify the birds on your farm by the songs they are singing!

    Let the chart load, then...
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    My favorite bible for reading is the New Living...

    My favorite bible for reading is the New Living Translation. However, I found a used study copy of the New Oxford Annotated Bible (Revised Standard Edition) that I used as a study bible for a course,...
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    I'm voting for Penelope. Very pretty name! ...

    I'm voting for Penelope. Very pretty name!

    Here are a few names to add to the list:
    Aurelia
    Serafina
    Camille (Cami, for short)
    Gianna
    Vivian
    Adriana
    Norah
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