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  1. I routinely teach night classes at a community...

    I routinely teach night classes at a community college and have just over an hour's commute home on a long expressway that goes back and forth between two lanes and four lanes. It's fairly common for...
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    I am sorry you are going through this. You've...

    I am sorry you are going through this. You've gotten some truly excellent advice here and I am glad you're meeting with a lawyer so quickly. Many hugs to you.
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    That's probably not going to work out too well....

    That's probably not going to work out too well. Sorry.
  4. In southwestern lower Michigan where I grew up,...

    In southwestern lower Michigan where I grew up, it is not uncommon for the funeral procession to cruise past the deceased's home and other places that were important to the deceased on the way to the...
  5. Thread: Price of gas

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    Here in inland Southern California, the lowest...

    Here in inland Southern California, the lowest price I saw yesterday was $3.37. I sure hope it drops a whole lot more because I am driving about 500 miles per week to teach part-time at two different...
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    Many jingles headed to you and your pony.

    Many jingles headed to you and your pony.
  7. I also think there's value to the startle factor...

    I also think there's value to the startle factor of motion lights suddenly coming on -- it might make a potential trespasser reconsider and take off.
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    The little guy didn't make it. He will be missed....

    The little guy didn't make it. He will be missed. Happy trails, Scooby.
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    No updates on how Scooby is doing this morning...

    No updates on how Scooby is doing this morning yet -- I will let you know as soon as there's news. Here's hoping the jingles have turned the tide in the right direction.
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    Thank you everyone. This is my first hands-on...

    Thank you everyone. This is my first hands-on experience with colic, and I am so grateful for the knowledge COTH has given me over the years so I could serve as a useful monitor of Scooby's condition...
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    There's now been a case diagnosed in my general...

    There's now been a case diagnosed in my general area (southwest Riverside County in Southern California). I have asthma and get bronchitis with 99% of the colds I catch, so I am quite concerned.
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    RIP Scooby - was Jingles for Scooby :-(

    Scooby is a sweet mini gelding who has lived at the ranch where I board my mare for the past couple of months. Yesterday he started showing colic symptoms and despite prompt vet care, close...
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    My impression is the seller does not want to sell...

    My impression is the seller does not want to sell the horse to your friend for some reason but is reluctant to say no for some other reason. That mode of doing business does not impress me nor...
  14. Today I was about to take my horse back to her...

    Today I was about to take my horse back to her stall from the round pen where she had been playing and rolling for a while. I haltered her, led her out and while I shut the round pen gate, it came...
  15. Thread: Outlander

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    I think Sam is adorable, but he physically does...

    I think Sam is adorable, but he physically does not quite match my personal version of Jamie; however, I enjoy his acting. Catriona is doing a fine acting job too, but the mismatch of hair and eye...
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    I've driven nothing but stick shifts since my...

    I've driven nothing but stick shifts since my early twenties and love the gas mileage savings and improved sense of control over how my car's engine runs. The only way to get better at driving stick...
  17. I had severe endometriosis and opted for a full...

    I had severe endometriosis and opted for a full hysterectomy at age 40. They cleaned up as many of the adhesions as they could at that time, but there were many left they could not remove safely....
  18. Thread: HOLY CRAP.

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    Time for a quick bankruptcy filing to stop all...

    Time for a quick bankruptcy filing to stop all the shenanagins perhaps. :(
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    Keep these wonderful stories coming! Your moms'...

    Keep these wonderful stories coming! Your moms' antics are bringing back fun memories of my Mom who I miss so much. I remember once when she and I were in an unfamiliar place out of town for an event...
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    I have maybe 6 inexpensive sports bras and 2 bras...

    I have maybe 6 inexpensive sports bras and 2 bras that I wear for work. Everything gets multiple wears before washing.
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    Ms. Swift seems to be a bit more down-to-earth...

    Ms. Swift seems to be a bit more down-to-earth than her peers, dating dramas aside. Hey, she's in her early 20s and in the public eye, what do you expect, LOL? She actually has some talent, IMHO, and...
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    You could always give away some of the jelly for...

    You could always give away some of the jelly for presents, too.
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    You could always give away some of the jelly for...

    You could always give away some of the jelly for presents, too.
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    Proceed with caution no matter what you do,...

    Proceed with caution no matter what you do, especially if you still value your relationship with your best friend.
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    I am a bit jealous. I grew up in southwestern...

    I am a bit jealous. I grew up in southwestern lower Michigan where grapes (and wineries, LOL) are abundant. My family's house was on the site of a former vineyard a block behind a winery. The smell...
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