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    I hadn't watched it for a couple years and then...

    I hadn't watched it for a couple years and then for some reason caught the whole thing last night. Unbelievable...I sat there thinking this must be a nightmare.....
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    What excellent dogs. I have not been in a...

    What excellent dogs. I have not been in a situation where they would need to, but I'm pretty sure my border collie/newf would kill for me, even though she's a sweetheart....
  3. Puppy boy or Boo Boo Puppy for the lovable...

    Puppy boy or Boo Boo Puppy for the lovable gelding. Brats for the minis. (Sorry, derogatory but loving). Beautiful mare for the standardbred who's got rather a large head.....
  4. Allergic reaction to a bug bite?

    Allergic reaction to a bug bite?
  5. Feminism is about choice. Period.

    Feminism is about choice. Period.
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    You were being very reasonable, and I think you...

    You were being very reasonable, and I think you are being taken advantage of. I think you should collect on the entire lease unless by some miracle you do get a satisfactory new tenant. She should...
  7. I've cared for many elderly dogs and many with...

    I've cared for many elderly dogs and many with cataracts. Not really that horrible. Listen to your vet, and don't be heartbroken.
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    For me it's a bad idea. Last time I got hurt, it...

    For me it's a bad idea. Last time I got hurt, it was because I was totally stressed out (very ill family member). In a hurry, just wanted 5 minutes in the saddle. non-horse person weed-whacking...
  9. Cool! I enjoyed seeing the chariot horses last...

    Cool! I enjoyed seeing the chariot horses last night....
  10. I have about 4 acres and 2 horses. I count on...

    I have about 4 acres and 2 horses. I count on feeding hay all year. I treat the pasture as just recreation for them, though I mow it. Probably with some level of division/rotation it could be done.
  11. Congrats. I appreciate people who don't...

    Congrats. I appreciate people who don't overcommit, or bite off more than they can chew. Having learned the hard way myself not to do so.....
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    Yes, sounds like she is depressed. And it does...

    Yes, sounds like she is depressed. And it does get tiring for you to try to be a cheerleader. Even though she's better off without the husband, she might be missing him. Can you just "be there" for...
  13. You were trying to be nice and she wasn't having...

    You were trying to be nice and she wasn't having it. Disappointing, yes. My coat pockets are usually full of hay as I toss it last thing before I go to work.
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    you beat me to it.

    you beat me to it.
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    It sounds like the daughter is not...

    It sounds like the daughter is not mentally/physically in a place to fight for herself at this point.
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    As a mother, I would follow through to the...

    As a mother, I would follow through to the highest level possible. Inexcusable. but don't be surprised when they try to sweep it under the rug....
  17. Lady Eboshi, you rule! On another note, I...

    Lady Eboshi, you rule!

    On another note, I don't miss barn drama (have my darlings at home now) but I miss the companionship.....
  18. Thread: Feral cats

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    Have used sardines on really tough cases.....

    Have used sardines on really tough cases.....
  19. Mary Renault wrote The Last of the Wine, The Bull...

    Mary Renault wrote The Last of the Wine, The Bull from the Sea, and The King Must Die. All about ancient Greek history or myths. Also The Persian Boy about Alexander the Great, and Fire from Heaven....
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    "If you will it, it is no dream"....Theodor Herzl

    "If you will it, it is no dream"....Theodor Herzl
  21. I tore off the cedar shingles from my 60 y/o barn...

    I tore off the cedar shingles from my 60 y/o barn as about 25% of them were rotting under about 8 inches of accumulated pine needles. That part was easy but nasty. Basically it was already composted....
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    It's always good to be laughing.....

    It's always good to be laughing.....
  23. But I do love the Geico one about "words really...

    But I do love the Geico one about "words really can hurt you."
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    "May I put another bag of shavings in his stall?...

    "May I put another bag of shavings in his stall? I would be happy to pay for it. He does lie down so it would help me keep him cleaner."
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    What about putting plumbing in your barn and...

    What about putting plumbing in your barn and using the (future) tack room as temporary living space? Granted, not till '16 but a compromise....
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