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    Anyone know what this insect is? Not my photo,...

    Anyone know what this insect is? Not my photo, but that's what I saw. About a half an inche long.
    http://www.simplegiftsfarm.com/images/black-wings-orange-body-black-spots-21543438.jpg
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    That's normal. Now and then you will get a year...

    That's normal. Now and then you will get a year when they don't drop any. Last year mine didn't for the first time ever I think. Now if they are spotting and dropping you may have septoria leaf...
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    I have to say I've had great luck with roadside...

    I have to say I've had great luck with roadside children. Even the teenage boy whose pitbull was off the leash (in his own yard), circling my horse and freaking the heck out (horse is dog proof). I...
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    Well the thing is they all picture themselves...

    Well the thing is they all picture themselves galloping through the fields as if they were on Gunsmoke. Then, faced with the reality... Many don't have the guts to get on, much less walk.

    I...
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    Our Japanese beetles are two weeks late. I'm...

    Our Japanese beetles are two weeks late. I'm praying they either froze or drowned.
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    As an aside: How many other countries have...

    As an aside: How many other countries have developed such a WIDE spectrum of riding types. On one end of the spectrum we have the stock breeds with the peanut pushers and the working cow horses,...
  7. My bet is he just wanted a creative photo to post...

    My bet is he just wanted a creative photo to post on Facebook.
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    We got 9 inches of rain in the month of June. ...

    We got 9 inches of rain in the month of June. Not enough to flood, but still... NINE!

    It's Official: I am tired of lettuce.
  9. That.Is.So.Weird: I was wondering the exact same...

    That.Is.So.Weird: I was wondering the exact same thing the other day. Then I thought: he was in Africa. Then I remembered: no, that's in Dave.

    Freaky :lol:
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    I generally take mine off. I need a reason to...

    I generally take mine off. I need a reason to take a personal day. If it falls mid-week I might take that Friday off instead.
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    My age didn't catch up to me until about last...

    My age didn't catch up to me until about last year. :( When I turned 40 I was still getting mid-30s.
  12. Another thing I hate about mine. The cycles are...

    Another thing I hate about mine. The cycles are so programmed that you can't change your mind. Say you set it up to wash warm and rinse cold. And mid-way through you decide to rinse warm. My old...
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    ... and while you're at it, stop referring to...

    ... and while you're at it, stop referring to yourself as the "Brand new OTTB mommy to the incredible Tapaway!!!".

    He doesn't love you. He isn't grateful. He's deciding when to bite your face...
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    You have birthday baggage. This is not the same...

    You have birthday baggage.
    This is not the same guy. If he ignores your birthday it may not mean he's not invested in the relationship. Remember that.

    Birthdays were over for me at age 10 (by...
  15. Ours does this too. I've actually found dry...

    Ours does this too. I've actually found dry spots in fully washed loads. However, the clothes do come clean (amazingly enough). We always over ride the automatic load control and force it to do a...
  16. Thread: Family visit

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    Texan may have meant it as a joke, but I was...

    Texan may have meant it as a joke, but I was about to write your reply:
    "thanks, be sure to bring your work clothes. I'm afraid I don't have any boots that will fit you".

    Then I'd be hiding my...
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    Are you talking about their Swingali/Who Dat Man?...

    Are you talking about their Swingali/Who Dat Man? numbers? I can't remember what's in Duck Soup. I used to enjoy them because they're great musical numbers, but these days...

    Then there's good...
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    Two of my BFFs got married. I distanced myself...

    Two of my BFFs got married. I distanced myself from the situation, because they were both high maintenance and I knew I would never be able to cope with them all in one package. But we still run...
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    We lost our honey bees (again) this winter and no...

    We lost our honey bees (again) this winter and no new swarm has found the tree. There are a few honeybees around (very few) but my garden relies on the little bitty sweat bees and some bumbles.
    ...
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    Consistency. When you say "Whoa" Mean it! Sit...

    Consistency.

    When you say "Whoa" Mean it! Sit deep. Make her stop, get in her face now and then if you need to. You don't need to floss her teeth, but don't be afraid to bump her a little. Let...
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    We were just sitting here watching TV and I kept...

    We were just sitting here watching TV and I kept hearing this loud bird that sounded like a bleating goat.

    I told Mr. Smartalex: "what the heck kind of annoying bird is that that sounds like a...
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    I tie a shoe string around the neck to hang them...

    I tie a shoe string around the neck to hang them from each horse's stall hook.
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    Which is correct. I barely got out of the...

    Which is correct. I barely got out of the parking lot at lunch time, traffic is so backed up. But you're young. You still have patience for crap like that.
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    Which is what happened when you fell asleep with...

    Which is what happened when you fell asleep with your head in a book
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    Starting Kids Young

    I was so proud of my little niece today.

    She turned two this spring and has an interest in the horses. I keep my horse at my mother's and Mom frequently babysits. We have a sainted mini-pony...
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