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    I'd keep your gear. As far as hobbies: what...

    I'd keep your gear.

    As far as hobbies: what kind of things do you currently like to do? Anything you wish you could explore? I would love to learn to play the guitar, so when my life calms down a...
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    Working on Dark Rooms by Lili Anolik. High school...

    Working on Dark Rooms by Lili Anolik. High school girl whose sister was murdered tries to find the real killer. I don't know if it's because I've just been able to read in quick spurts the last few...
  3. So, after having to jackhammer up more of the...

    So, after having to jackhammer up more of the floor and almost completely demolish the half bath, they found the leak. They will have to dig further out into the yard to get it all redone. It will be...
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    I was on a flight a few years ago that had a...

    I was on a flight a few years ago that had a fallen soldier on board. When we landed at the gate the crew simply asked the passengers to allow the military escort to disembark first because they were...
  5. Need a few jingles for home repair nightmare

    Almost a month ago I moved to my childhood home to live with my mom and take over this house (it's on our farm) when she moves to a smaller house she's building. The house is 30+ years old and has...
  6. Yay! Great update! My plate has started to...

    Yay! Great update!

    My plate has started to stand out quite a bit (I've lost a good bit of weight from when it was put in) and my sister was eyeing it this weekend. She said, "You know, we could...
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    Poll: I've had both in recent years. I really prefer...

    I've had both in recent years. I really prefer the photo coggins (believe it's done through GlobalVetLink). I don't care whether my horse looks good in the photos; they're for marking documentation....
  8. Help! in the middle of a plague of beetles!

    A few weeks ago we started to see a steadily increasing population of black and brown flying beetles in our area. At first it wasn't so bad: some would hit your windshield, a few would make it into...
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    If he listens to music digitally, how about an...

    If he listens to music digitally, how about an iTunes or Google Play card?
  10. Can't really comment on the news story, but...

    Can't really comment on the news story, but heartily second In The Heart of the Sea. Excellent history with examination of the psychological and physical ramifications of shipwreck. Have seen the...
  11. Try the Nature's Miracle dog deskunking stuff on...

    Try the Nature's Miracle dog deskunking stuff on the horse. It has really worked for me (on my dogs; haven't tried it on my horse, but I bet it would help).

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  12. Thread: About kids....

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    You and your DH need to talk, with a counselor if...

    You and your DH need to talk, with a counselor if necessary. I have always been adamant about not wanting kids. I could go into the spiel here, but lots of people have covered it. Ex-DH knew going...
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    Aww, thanks y'all! I never thought of myself as...

    Aww, thanks y'all! I never thought of myself as soothing. I am very much a peacemaker and generally non-confrontational, so maybe that's it.

    OP, I'll PM you.

    ETA: I was trying to multi-quote...
  14. For some reason almost every newer pair of shoes...

    For some reason almost every newer pair of shoes that I've bought, regardless of brand, have been rubbing my big and fourth toes. Sometimes I get heel rubs too, but the toe rubs have been consistent...
  15. Can you use the bath tub method on dress shoes?

    The last few pairs of dress shoes (think leather pumps or mary jane style) have been rubbing the heck out of my feet. I think they would be fine if they would just stretch and soften a little bit....
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    I'm almost halfway through The Supernatural...

    I'm almost halfway through The Supernatural Enhancements by Edgar Cantero. It's great: kind of a mash up of horror story spoofs combined with an actual mystery/ghost story. Funny and creepy at the...
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    I thought about a bank loan but I don't think I...

    I thought about a bank loan but I don't think I would have enough collateral. Ex and I had no real estate, and while I've got the truck, which is paid off, it doesn't have a huge value. I do also...
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    Argh, stupid phone rebooted and ate my reply. Are...

    Argh, stupid phone rebooted and ate my reply. Are you at Auburn? I work there and would be happy to meet up with you sometime.

    Maybe you and horse could use a change to freshen up your outlook....
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    Sorry, I meant the Citi is the only card I have...

    Sorry, I meant the Citi is the only card I have other than the Discover. Someone had asked if I had additional cards.
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    I have a Citi card with a $1600 limit with about...

    I have a Citi card with a $1600 limit with about $1300 charged on it. No other CCs, some student loans in repayment.

    I'm in a weird spot for the next couple of months: getting divorced, starting...
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    Balance transfers for larger CC balances

    So, for a variety of reasons, I'm looking to transfer some or all of an $8-10k+ balance from my pricey Discover to a lower interest card. In looking at the offers, the Chase Slate seems tailor-made...
  22. If you don't mind a little science fiction...

    If you don't mind a little science fiction element, Connie Willis's Blackout and All Clear are amazing reads about life in England during the Blitz. Premise is that in the future, historians use...
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    Y'all have pretty much confirmed what I've been...

    Y'all have pretty much confirmed what I've been thinking.

    I'll have a few months to evaluate the situation as I get settled in my new job and get a better fix on living expenses, etc. But not...
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    Should I sell my truck?

    In my divorce, I have been awarded our truck, horse trailer, and horses; all are paid for, no liens. Horses will be boarded with a friend for a few months while I get the pasture on my family's farm...
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    You might like Sarah's Key by Tatiana De Rosnay....

    You might like Sarah's Key by Tatiana De Rosnay. It is also set during the French occupation in WWII, when the French were rounding up their own citizens and sending them to the camps. Very powerful.
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