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  1. The light would annoy the crap out of me and I'd...

    The light would annoy the crap out of me and I'd talk to them asap, in a kind and gentle way, about moving it, or shielding it.

    The little barn I board at in the winter has the neighbors from...
  2. Yes. We were vacillating between two candidates...

    Yes. We were vacillating between two candidates last week. The one who sent the "thank you. I really want the job" email got the job.
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    Oh, yeah. I was out there in 13 degree weather...

    Oh, yeah. I was out there in 13 degree weather at dawn this morning cleaning out a puncture wound and administering antibiotics and bute, again.
  4. Thread: So mad at myself.

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    I don't believe I've ever filed an insurance...

    I don't believe I've ever filed an insurance claim for a dunderheaded move.
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    Raise the head of your bed for starters, and then...

    Raise the head of your bed for starters, and then try and work out what your trigger is. Mine is dairy (causes all kinds of weird asthma like symptoms, voice issues, coughing incessantly, and...
  6. Thread: So mad at myself.

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    I thought about this thread this morning as I...

    I thought about this thread this morning as I watched a client of mine misjudge the gateposts while backing out of a driveway and rip off the fender and crease the side panel of the brand-new Tahoe...
  7. Thread: So mad at myself.

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    weeelll, Come Shine... He decided to park my...

    weeelll, Come Shine...

    He decided to park my rig "out of the way" for me, and in the process backed it over a large rock (a really, really large rock... more of a giant boulder) that got stuck...
  8. Thread: So mad at myself.

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    Oh, yeah... I've backed into the not fully...

    Oh, yeah... I've backed into the not fully opened garage door. that was embarrassing.

    I opened up the side of my husband's pride and joy Jaguar like a can of spam backing out of the exceedingly...
  9. DH and I share an office... At the end of the...

    DH and I share an office... At the end of the work day we go our separate ways for a couple of hours--he sings, I ride.

    He's very happy for me to be out when he's practicing (I'm very happy to...
  10. Thread: New 2015 tests?

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    And conversely, I read through the new 2/1 and...

    And conversely, I read through the new 2/1 and 2/2 and thought to myself, "how nice, all stuff that can actually be worked on in a ring that isn't 120 meters long!"
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    Remember, no one can see both sides at the same...

    Remember, no one can see both sides at the same time... that's the thought that keeps me going :)
  12. Thread: New 2015 tests?

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    I don't.. .that friggin' serpentine has totally...

    I don't.. .that friggin' serpentine has totally been our Waterloo in that test! Of course, it depends on what counter canter nightmare they have though up instead (no, it's not our strong point :)...
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    Nearly 80 on Friday, high in 30s today with snow...

    Nearly 80 on Friday, high in 30s today with snow and wind and just generally ugh. Supposed to get pleasant again this week though... just hold off another two weeks, please, Mother Nature, until we...
  14. The thought that scares me about this...

    The thought that scares me about this configuration is if the horse decides to leave when you are letting the ramp down. Sounds like a good way to get killed. That's why I like the honking great...
  15. All I can say is don't put eskadron climatex...

    All I can say is don't put eskadron climatex wraps in the dryer. They get very, very long and very, very non stretchy.
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    Poll: Just the cat.

    Just the cat.
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    In my world, you don't swear at people you expect...

    In my world, you don't swear at people you expect to have a continued business relationship with.

    In reality, in my world, you don't swear at people, period. Not cool behavior.
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    Mork is one of the hottest costumes this year,...

    Mork is one of the hottest costumes this year, apparently.
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    Very good point, NSP.

    Very good point, NSP.
  20. Thread: Home Alone

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    I'm so sorry you are facing such a difficult...

    I'm so sorry you are facing such a difficult time.

    You seem like such an interesting person. Your life will be full again when you wish it to be.
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    Digital picture frames

    I've just become keeper of the family photo archive as my dear old dad is moving into sheltered accommodation.

    (It's really kind of weird to have the entire family history arrive on your...
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    I replaced my 1996 Trail-Et Baron with a "new"...

    I replaced my 1996 Trail-Et Baron with a "new" 2000 Trail-Et New Yorker this year.

    The Baron was a great little trailer and in fine shape, I'd had it for 10 years and it never let me down, and I...
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    I travel to England a lot. I finally persuaded...

    I travel to England a lot. I finally persuaded Bank of America to give me a card with a chip in it. It was very hard work, though...
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    I wonder if he's broken his withers at some point...

    I wonder if he's broken his withers at some point and the broken-off tip of the vertebrae has migrated? I had a mare with very odd shoulder conformation because of that--I never noticed if it...
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    I'd x-ray for sure, but he looks like a gangly...

    I'd x-ray for sure, but he looks like a gangly big-jointed 2 year old to me.
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