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  1. I don't care if my skim milk is nutritious. I...

    I don't care if my skim milk is nutritious. I just want it to get my cereal and Oreos wet. And I add sugar myself when I add Oreos and Fruit Loops.
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    I don't have a problem with it either but I still...

    I don't have a problem with it either but I still can't get over the fact that it is now seen on network TV. Times have changed.
  3. Leaf blower. Just kidding. I like the...

    Leaf blower.

    Just kidding. I like the Swiffer. Some days I Swiffer with a hand held vac close by to clean the Swiffer.
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    :lol: every time I turn on primetime network TV...

    :lol: every time I turn on primetime network TV I'm shocked! My "normal" is calibrated somewhere around 1985
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    Cheers was the first thing that came to my mind...

    Cheers was the first thing that came to my mind too. I think that of all the formerly taboo stuff that appears on TV these days (Weeds anyone?) that alcohol consumption is the most normal :lol:
  6. Thread: Broken Ankle

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    What the heck did you do?!? I'm at the office...

    What the heck did you do?!?

    I'm at the office now. As I left home I drove the car around to tell Mr.SmartAlex I was leaving and he got off the tractor sort of hugging his right arm to his chest. ...
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    A week or two ago I saw a horse with a patch like...

    A week or two ago I saw a horse with a patch like this (forget where) and thought of your first thread. Our horses in the past have had minimal patterning like that, but never to that extent.
  8. Thread: Broken Ankle

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    Ya know ZuZu, I was in KY last week but couldn't...

    Ya know ZuZu, I was in KY last week but couldn't do the fair (funeral). ALMOST ordered the pork chop sandwich at Claudia Sanders but didn't. Now regretting it.
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    I came out of the orthopedist's office today to...

    I came out of the orthopedist's office today to find a well respected local dressage trainer sitting in the waiting room. I laughed and told her I would need her services next!

    Got me a knee...
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    My mom gets door knockers now and then. She...

    My mom gets door knockers now and then. She doesn't mind one bit. She will even help them network.
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    Make sure you outline your specific wishes in a...

    Make sure you outline your specific wishes in a separate document that your executor will have access to. It can be changed without rewriting your legal will. You can name people to monitor your...
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    My technical riding shirts developed a funk last...

    My technical riding shirts developed a funk last summer. Soak in white vinegar before laundering.

    Don't you hate that? *sniff*sniff* is that me?
  13. Thread: Broken Ankle

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    Jiminy Cricket! I don't know which is more...

    Jiminy Cricket! I don't know which is more difficult to navigate, the health care system or the toilet.

    Thank God my husband is a pro with doctor's and has personal relationships with several...
  14. Thread: Food prep

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    That's what I do when I'm going to cook with...

    That's what I do when I'm going to cook with them. But my aunt serves them cold and sliced. I don't suppose scalding them to peel and using them right away would affect the fresh picked taste all...
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    I pull shoes and ride. I usually end up having...

    I pull shoes and ride. I usually end up having to give it up for about 6 weeks due to the snow being simply too deep. Generally mid-January through February.

    One thing to watch out for: One...
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    This whole peeling tomatoes thing cracks me up. ...

    This whole peeling tomatoes thing cracks me up. I understand some people don't like tomato skin, I've just never tried to peel one. Seems impossible!

    The fact that people peel them never hit my...
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    Yes for sure get your utilities marked. I used...

    Yes for sure get your utilities marked. I used to answer the "One Call" for my work gas pipeline. They have three days to respond and need to at least respond with an all clear. I've noticed...
  18. Thread: Broken Ankle

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    I'm so sorry about your ankle! I'm glad I went...

    I'm so sorry about your ankle! I'm glad I went right away and got it over with. I'm sure I will get sick of this in a big hurry.
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    I've been home on my butt for less than three...

    I've been home on my butt for less than three hours and already I'm being subjected to Mr. Smartlex's experimental cooking :eek: I've managed to avoid this for YEARS!
  20. Thread: Broken Ankle

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    I noticed a pattern three years ago. Now and...

    I noticed a pattern three years ago. Now and then I've just got to crash and get it over with. At least this time I wasn't out in the hay field having to walk home. And someone else caught the...
  21. Thread: Broken Ankle

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    Carboardeux. I'm inclined to just keep drinking...

    Carboardeux. I'm inclined to just keep drinking all night. This isn't any worse (yet) than the week I got stung twice (same foot)
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    Poll: :lol: I visited my sister in the delivery room...

    :lol: I visited my sister in the delivery room while she was in labor. After I left, she took a shower, did her hair, and put on makeup then asked for an epidural. My mother said it was like...
  23. Thread: Broken Ankle

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    Broken Ankle

    So I've had this premonition that I would break an ankle. I've been careful. But not careful enough. I should have remembered that I get thrown every two years and I was due in July. SO I was...
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    I think horses are intelligent, emotional beings...

    I think horses are intelligent, emotional beings who fear death. I also think there are fates worse than death.

    But really, when push comes to shove, you need to have a vet who will agree with...
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    We fence ours off in the winter. Because: ...

    We fence ours off in the winter. Because:

    Horse who had been out in the pasture a few times, but not often enough (apparently) walked out on the frozen snow covered pond and went through. Cut...
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