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    My grandmother did this with a cherry pie in our...

    My grandmother did this with a cherry pie in our oven when she came to visit.

    We had to have repairman out to get it out, too. It went pretty much like this story. :lol: Mom, Grandma, DS & I...
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    Or a saddlebred. Sounds like he's got your...

    Or a saddlebred.

    Sounds like he's got your leaser's number big time.

    It always amazed me the things my old mare would with others, but not me. She knew I was friends with Mr. Whip.:)
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    This, but she's still only 25, not 30 or 40 and...

    This, but she's still only 25, not 30 or 40 and still not having had a real job or a plan.

    Definitely time to start thinking S**t or get off the pot about life. You are a planner - think about...
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    I think I know what tendon you're talking about. ...

    I think I know what tendon you're talking about. The one that runs under the ankle bone? Hate that tendon. Hate it. Hate it. Hate it.

    The step thing helps. I like a slant board better. I...
  5. Poll: If I had my choice of barn with concrete and a...

    If I had my choice of barn with concrete and a barn without concrete, I would only go with the concrete if the other barn was really crappy &/ really far away. Really, really crappy. I prefer mice...
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    I'm thankful I'm sound enough to go shopping on...

    I'm thankful I'm sound enough to go shopping on Black Friday.

    And I don't have drive home from work tomorrow from DC during a nor'easter.:encouragement:
  7. I've worn my paddock boot to work, no one noticed...

    I've worn my paddock boot to work, no one noticed under dress slacks. I'm stuck with brace-friendly shoes, so I don't wear anything neat anymore. They are still pretty clean as I only do lessons...
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    My aunt has been the source of numerous lousy...

    My aunt has been the source of numerous lousy holiday meals. She claimed for years that she was a gourmet cook. :confused: Her homemade cherry pie involves opening a can of pie filling & dumping...
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    One morning some idiot put a paper plate in the...

    One morning some idiot put a paper plate in the toaster oven at work, on a piece of cardboard.

    Thank God I decided to get a cup of coffee & found it while it was still a little fire.
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    No Kidding. The thing I've thought weird or at...

    No Kidding.

    The thing I've thought weird or at least contradictory, is the 'follow your dreams' thing coupled with a heavy dose of 'your job doesn't define you'. Pick one because they don't go...
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    I wanted to go away to school like most kids. I...

    I wanted to go away to school like most kids. I got into Marquette & a couple other good schools & got a half ride scholarship. Then I looked at tuition. Gulp. Even in the early '90s.

    I went...
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    I lock my doors with the deadbolts, I never...

    I lock my doors with the deadbolts, I never bother with the lock on door knob. My neighborhood isn't bad, but not fantastic. The SWAT team hasn't visited any of the neighbors in 2 or 3 years. ...
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    Speaking of substance abuse... Are you on...

    Speaking of substance abuse...

    Are you on crack?

    As others have said, I think you are a good person, but incredibly naïve. If you're a single woman, by yourself, you have to be smart. ...
  14. Restaurant gift cards work, the ones I know eat...

    Restaurant gift cards work, the ones I know eat out a lot.
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    Enjoy your trip. Never again will you get such...

    Enjoy your trip. Never again will you get such fantastic service from an airline as when you are on crutches/unable to walk.:D

    BTDT

    The wheel chairs are free; they do appreciate tips though. ...
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    Cats & poinsettias have peacefully coexisted in...

    Cats & poinsettias have peacefully coexisted in multiple households in my family for 40 years that I know of.

    After 6 months, my mother is toxic to poinsettias; she'll water them with saltwater...
  17. Put it in the microwave! That's what we did the...

    Put it in the microwave! That's what we did the year my 'gourmet cook' aunt forgot to turn the oven on :lol:

    Oh wait, that turkey sucked...never mind!
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    Sane people describing themselves as "poor" do...

    Sane people describing themselves as "poor" do not spend $20K on a horse. They don't even spend $2K or $200 on a horse. There is no dilemma to solve.

    I realize the huge leap putting the concepts...
  19. It's nice to ride again I have to admit. But...

    It's nice to ride again I have to admit. But doing a glorified plod on a schoolie in no way compares to the adrenaline rush from driving my crazy mare late in the summer. She just marched down the...
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    This has been my experience. A colleague of...

    This has been my experience.

    A colleague of mine starts seeing eye dogs. He brought one to an all day meeting. There were no issues with the dog itself, we hardly knew it was there. Plenty of...
  21. Poll: On mats, I like a lot of bedding. I boarded at a...

    On mats, I like a lot of bedding. I boarded at a barn that did the skimpy 2-4", with none where the horse ate, and I was constantly battling hock sores. The mare liked to nap lying down. She tore...
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    My sister & I had these & played with them for...

    My sister & I had these & played with them for YEARS. Then they got used as risers under Christmas decorations.

    I just got my 2 yro niece a felt pizza kit for her birthday in October. Sister...
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    At 5'3", you'd easily fit 15.2 or less. A horse...

    At 5'3", you'd easily fit 15.2 or less. A horse that size would have all the buttons in the right place for you.
  24. I have an even more wrong saddle they can borrow....

    I have an even more wrong saddle they can borrow. :D
  25. Here's where they sell by the yard, ...

    Here's where they sell by the yard, http://www.millyardage.com/SearchResults.asp?Cat=1841.

    It was buried on the home page for mill direct.
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