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    It can be difficult. A lot of barns are more...

    It can be difficult. A lot of barns are more youngsters than adults, you may want to shop around a bit for a more mature group of riders. Are there local/nearby horse clubs that put on shows or...
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    I saw the video of the shooting and was just sort...

    I saw the video of the shooting and was just sort of, WTF? Over a traffic violation? When someone like that runs, you chase them down. Not shoot them down.
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    Speaking here as an aging parent (I am 69, DH is...

    Speaking here as an aging parent (I am 69, DH is 78). We OWE it to the kids to make sure there is no mess for them to clean up. Perhaps if you gently tried that approach with your dad and mom?
    ...
  4. Thread: What's for dinner?

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    Fifteen Bean Soup, cole slaw, cornbread with...

    Fifteen Bean Soup, cole slaw, cornbread with butter, fruit for dessert.

    If you have not made 15 Bean Soup, try it. Delicious stuff.
  5. Excellent idea.

    Excellent idea.
  6. Yes.

    Yes.
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    Moving From GA to NC - Help!

    My DH is going to retire. I've been up to NC, found a loverly 'retirement size' house. We have bank stuff to do tomorrow, and will probably close by April 30. DH's last day at work in May 6th when...
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    I am agnostic. I really wish people who want to...

    I am agnostic. I really wish people who want to do good would do it in the USA, where one child in five often goes to be hungry.
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    I asked my 12 year old granddaughter if her math...

    I asked my 12 year old granddaughter if her math homework was graded and given back, and she said, "No, the teacher just glances at it to see if we've answered things." That isn't homework, it is...
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    Working Equitation?

    I haven't heard of this before. An interesting idea. Has anyone seen or participated in this type of competition?

    http://dressagetoday.com/article/working-equitation-27166
  11. Oh Lord! Yes, in some areas. When I was growing...

    Oh Lord! Yes, in some areas. When I was growing up we were very frugal so that my sister and I could have horses. Now I shop second-hand stores for all sorts of things. People are crazy about getting...
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    When I got concerned about our diet, I made...

    When I got concerned about our diet, I made gradual changes. I tried doing it all at once and my DH said he'd divorce me! LOL! I would have done better cold turkey, but not him. Try and see what...
  13. I am 69, so my perspective is from a very...

    I am 69, so my perspective is from a very different time. When I was a 9 year old beginner, and started to ride, it was understood that one would advance from trainer to trainer. My first trainer was...
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    Michelle Obama's High School Reunion

    In this article, there is a comment on an email about Michelle Obama.

    Quoting from the article: An October 2011 e-mail included a photo of a bare-chested group of dancing women, apparently in...
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    Amazing.

    Amazing.
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    I saw on the news this morning that the...

    I saw on the news this morning that the government in India doesn't plan to allow the documentary to be shown there. I wish every man who condones rape could be raped himself. There are times I hate...
  17. Note: I am a cancer survivor. Don't ask...

    Note: I am a cancer survivor.

    Don't ask questions about anything that can be handled by a statement which offers an opening which she can choose to ignore. Often, with questions about her...
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    Elevators that are full. Being in a closed up car...

    Elevators that are full. Being in a closed up car when it is raining so hard you can't see out. I have claustrophobia.
  19. Thread: Kids these days!

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    I do not think you are a fuddy duddy. I think...

    I do not think you are a fuddy duddy. I think girls are worse about this than boys. You could consider just telling them to put away the phone. Might work.
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    Ham and cheese on whole wheat, with bread and...

    Ham and cheese on whole wheat, with bread and butter pickles.

    Dinner tonight is going to be chicken fried venison minute steak, carrots, salad, muffin, fruit for desert.
  21. Thread: RIP leonard nimoy

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    Makes me sad. RIP.

    Makes me sad. RIP.
  22. I so agree with this.

    I so agree with this.
  23. My daughter lives near La Grange, NC, a good bit...

    My daughter lives near La Grange, NC, a good bit south of you. She has four horses she's trying to keep worked. She hasn't been on any of then since the week of Christmas. They have a small indoor at...
  24. Yes, we do. My SIL Joe, who is 51, is a tanker...

    Yes, we do. My SIL Joe, who is 51, is a tanker pilot. The KC-135 fleet is old. OLD. Many of the planes he flies are older than he is. And they have had a LOT of flight time. During the period after...
  25. Majority in USA Favor Sending Ground Troops Against ISIS

    This just really scares me. Both my adult grandsons are active duty Army, and would probably have to go. Steven already did a tour in Afghanistan. I'm not saying we should just roll over and play...
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