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  1. This is how my husband falls asleep too. :yes: ...

    This is how my husband falls asleep too. :yes:

    OP, I agree with the others who have suggested a routine that becomes your going to bed to sleep routine.
    A warm, not hot bath, lower lights, no...
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    The two horsey books were very light and I didn't...

    The two horsey books were very light and I didn't like them that much, but I loved 'Water for Elephants'. I thought it was very well done, much, much better than the other two.
    Of course, you know...
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    :rolleyes: Sure didn't sound "cool and...

    :rolleyes:

    Sure didn't sound "cool and collected". Sounded like you called people "ignorant" and said they "neglected their horses".
    :no:
    I can only go by what you actually posted.
    And since...
  4. Thread: Genuine Reward

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    Thanks to the OP, Coreene, and the many people...

    Thanks to the OP, Coreene, and the many people who shared his ad on FB and all those who stepped up to help him, including his breeders and Laura H.

    A donation to Old Friends or Our Mims, or...
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    :eek: I don't believe anyone (except perhaps...

    :eek:

    I don't believe anyone (except perhaps this poster) is "getting so riled up".
    I fail to see any 'rile' whatsoever.
    There is a difference between discussing something and getting 'riled...
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    I thought everyone would like this article. I am...

    I thought everyone would like this article. I am sure it is true for all of us, we spend just as much time (more?) checking out the horses being used in these shows.
    ...
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    For me, the laugh out loud non fiction writer I...

    For me, the laugh out loud non fiction writer I love most is Bill Bryson. He makes me cry laughing.

    I finished the Jennifer Weiner book, and would recommend it to my niece - if she is looking for...
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    I absolutely LOVE Fred Astaire, but in the older...

    I absolutely LOVE Fred Astaire, but in the older movies, the only black people are shining shoes,and waiting tables. :no:
    One routine he does in black face. It is cringe making.
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    I didn't watch last night, thank goodness for...

    I didn't watch last night, thank goodness for reruns!
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    Yes, she did. The last scene shows her in her...

    Yes, she did. The last scene shows her in her tent with the note excusing the poor soldier, eating the cake she took from the young volunteer nurse, after telling the nurse that she had shared the...
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    I'm happy to read this thread and to see that...

    I'm happy to read this thread and to see that some people are seeing bees.
    All our plantings have been to attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, but this year I am seeing very, very few.
    :(
    ...
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    Ah, just watched episode 2 of 'The Crimson...

    Ah, just watched episode 2 of 'The Crimson Field', it was really emotional.
    I am not liking that manipulative nurse.

    I also just skimmed a couple of 'other' threads, and am glad for the kindness...
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    No, is this one we should keep an eye out for? ...

    No, is this one we should keep an eye out for?

    Just watched an episode of 'Last Tango in Halifax'. I just might be hooked.
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    I belong to a book club which has only one rule...

    I belong to a book club which has only one rule :no Margaret Atwood.
    I like her personally, but I can't stand her books and the only thing worse than reading her books is listening to her reading...
  15. I wasn't actually referencing your comment, which...

    I wasn't actually referencing your comment, which I didn't see, but rather another poster.
    But same response applies. "Honest" ? Really?
    And you hear people say they would want a "businessman"...
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    It is on Sunday night, with a rerun of the...

    It is on Sunday night, with a rerun of the previous week's episode on Tues and Sat, on our PBS (WGBH). So this Sat should be episode 2, Sun should be episode 3.
  17. Exactly. and "honest"? A boorish blowhard,...

    Exactly.

    and "honest"?
    A boorish blowhard, willfully ignorant and intellectually bereft, more like it.
    That's the kind of thing you want representing your country and holding its highest...
  18. Always. Here is this morning's song. 'Ebony and...

    Always.
    Here is this morning's song. 'Ebony and Ivory', Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder.
    I have no idea why.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZtiJN6yiik
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    :lol: I'm glad I'm not alone! I'm liking...

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    I'm glad I'm not alone!

    I'm liking Poldark (or as my husband calls it 'Poldark and handsome', beautifully shot and beautiful scenery, but it does feel a bit crammed, I agree.
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    This is a very odd, eccentric, but interesting, ...

    This is a very odd, eccentric, but interesting, list:

    http://www.buzzfeed.com/lincolnthompson/53-books-you-wont-be-able-to-put-down?bffb&utm_term=4ldqpgp#.csLxD2gm5

    Might come in handy for...
  21. Thread: happy canada day

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    Thanks guys, and Happy Canada Day to my fellow...

    Thanks guys, and Happy Canada Day to my fellow Canuckians! :)
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    I have both 'All the Light' and 'Narrow Road' on...

    I have both 'All the Light' and 'Narrow Road' on my bedside table, and still haven't started either of them, while I drown myself in lighter reading.
    Next up? the latest John Sandford.

    I worry...
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    Watching Episode 2 of Poldark on the 'other PBS'...

    Watching Episode 2 of Poldark on the 'other PBS' (Seattle) right now.

    This is interesting, the actress who plays one of the volunteer nurses on Crimson Fields is Oona Chaplin, daughter of...
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    :lol: No no no! I can not stand her! ...

    :lol: No no no! I can not stand her!
    Everyone likes different things. ;)
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    The one! Thanks, cllane1.

    The one! Thanks, cllane1.
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