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  1. CS, I just wanted to say that I've always...

    CS, I just wanted to say that I've always appreciated your candor and openness. When I first "met" you here on COTH, it triggered a very interesting conversation with my daughter (who was earning...
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    I love my '13 Ford Focus. I do not have...

    I love my '13 Ford Focus. I do not have transmission problems because it is a stick shift.

    We gave our daughter our '06 Mazda 3 and she is absolutely loving that car. My husband is still sad...
  3. I love, love, love my biothane harness! I had...

    I love, love, love my biothane harness! I had leather for one pony and got biothane for the current one, and couldn't be happier with the current harness.

    Rebecca
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    You all are making me more accepting of my fear...

    You all are making me more accepting of my fear issues--if brave people like you can struggle too, then maybe I'm not the wimp I sometimes feel I am.

    KBC, I also have visual flashbacks to a bad...
  5. Thread: Bicycle Butt

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    If you find padded briefs, please post where! I...

    If you find padded briefs, please post where! I bought some about 25 years ago and they are disintegrating to the point that I won't be able to wear them at all soon.

    I bike three or four times a...
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    Poll: I voted "other" because I only drive. Rebecca

    I voted "other" because I only drive.

    Rebecca
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    If you are 55 or older, McDonald's senior coffee...

    If you are 55 or older, McDonald's senior coffee is fifty cents. That is where we always get our traveling coffee.

    Rebecca
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    The OP and some of the other posts are making me...

    The OP and some of the other posts are making me very grateful that I work for a very, very nice man. He's made me laugh until I cried, but that's different.

    We both used to work for a woman who...
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    I have an AT&T Go phone, and I've been reasonably...

    I have an AT&T Go phone, and I've been reasonably happy with it. It just does the basics--voice and text--and it has lasted a lot of years (I think I've had it over six years). I rarely make or...
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    I don't mess with my phone in any way, shape or...

    I don't mess with my phone in any way, shape or form when I'm driving. If I have someone with me, I might hand it to that person to answer if I can do so safely, but if it's deep in my pocket, there...
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    Never, ever, not even one drink. I grew up with...

    Never, ever, not even one drink. I grew up with an alcoholic parent who insisted on driving no matter how much alcohol was consumed, and I lived in fear. As an adult, I got to make my own choices...
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    Plainandtall, that drawing is beautiful! ...

    Plainandtall, that drawing is beautiful!

    Rebecca
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    Wow. This reminds me of a company for which I...

    Wow. This reminds me of a company for which I did a fraud investigation in the early 90's, back when I was still an accountant (I am in IT these days). They too had no segregation of duties and...
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    You may want to post this question in the...

    You may want to post this question in the Equestrians with Disabilities forum--several folks hang out there who have RA.

    I have probably had it since my teens, but wasn't diagnosed until around...
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    As with other professions, I find that farriers...

    As with other professions, I find that farriers are individuals, and I don't draw any conclusions about gender. I've had both male and female farriers. The only one I really disliked was a man; the...
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    Mayonnaise works, and is OK to ingest. I...

    Mayonnaise works, and is OK to ingest.

    I discovered this when I had hair to my waist and got pine sap in it. No way was I cutting it. A friend suggested washing it with mayonnaise, and it worked...
  17. Thread: DAR members?

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    My mother always said she was eligible (and...

    My mother always said she was eligible (and therefore I was), but I cannot imagine myself joining-not my kind of thing either. So I never looked into it to see if her statement was accurate. She...
  18. OK, what about driving folks? I was never taught...

    OK, what about driving folks? I was never taught to use a particular cue as the person who taught me said driving horses should never go beyond a trot. But my pony, Salt, is very responsive to...
  19. Thread: Off Topic !!!

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    The problem is when they are already illegal (and...

    The problem is when they are already illegal (and for good reason in this state), but the local law enforcement agencies refuse to address the issue. Right this moment, there are two or three people...
  20. Thread: Off Topic !!!

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    When I first got my horses eleven years ago, they...

    When I first got my horses eleven years ago, they did not care about the amazing amount of illegal fireworks that are set off near my house. But then some asshats moved in behind us and shot...
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    KBC, what you said is very wise, and it applies...

    KBC, what you said is very wise, and it applies so well to those of us who had to get ourselves through mourning for the previous self we lost to disease.

    Injury or disease (or injury AND disease...
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    I can't help you as I live very close to the...

    I can't help you as I live very close to the horse park! Been to a lot of fun events there over the years, for sure.

    Rebecca
  23. You're supposed to have clean horses? Who knew?...

    You're supposed to have clean horses? Who knew?

    I have to admit, my horses only get washed (and then it's usually localized attention only) if they have diarrhea (finally got the source problem...
  24. Thread: Off Topic !!!

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    OVER! OVER! OVER! So of course my daughter...

    OVER! OVER! OVER!

    So of course my daughter will occasionally switch a roll to under, just to see if I'll notice. Of course I do...and I fix it immediately. We will not tolerate subversive...
  25. Larkspur, you made me laugh saying you'd rather...

    Larkspur, you made me laugh saying you'd rather be a klutz than have RA. Too true. My problem is that I'm a klutz WITH RA. Yikes...

    But I think you have me beat in the klutz department--I've...
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