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    My pony, Salt, has three distinct herds. We...

    My pony, Salt, has three distinct herds. We worried about him when we had to euthanize our elderly mare, leaving him an only horse, but he just went and found other friends.

    He has always been...
  2. Very cool! I can just hear Chewy grumbling to...

    Very cool! I can just hear Chewy grumbling to Luke: "Slow down, dude! I don't want to keep up with you!"

    Rebecca
  3. Thread: bat boxes

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    Thanks again, Nezzy. I guess I'll have to resign...

    Thanks again, Nezzy. I guess I'll have to resign myself to having a tenantless bat house. My attic has no access (husband made sure of that!), and I don't have a true barn, just two loafing sheds...
  4. Thread: bat boxes

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    Thanks for the info, Nezzy. So what should I...

    Thanks for the info, Nezzy. So what should I have done with my bat box--put it on a pole? Or should I just not have bothered?

    There are a lot of bat boxes along our trail system in this area,...
  5. Thread: bat boxes

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    I have one up in a Ponderosa pine tree, right...

    I have one up in a Ponderosa pine tree, right where I see the most bats. As far as I can tell, I've never had a single tenant. it's been up there for six or seven years.

    Rebecca
  6. Back in the early 80's, then-boyfriend,...

    Back in the early 80's, then-boyfriend, now-husband worked nights and I worked days. We lived in an apartment in a truly awful neighborhood in New Jersey. He woke up in the middle of the day to...
  7. I liked "Twister," in a mindless kind of way. ...

    I liked "Twister," in a mindless kind of way. Not at all scary, but it had amazing lines in it like "We have cows!" Gotta love it.

    Rebecca
  8. Husband and I made sure that our daughter sent...

    Husband and I made sure that our daughter sent handwritten thank you notes through the mail every time she received a gift. Further, when she graduated high school and then college, we all felt...
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    Poll: No living animal (not even a goldfish) should...

    No living animal (not even a goldfish) should ever be raffled off.

    Rebecca
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    I have an Easy Entry cart, which is great for...

    I have an Easy Entry cart, which is great for someone like me who struggles with rheumatoid arthritis. But I don't know that I'd want one for a full size horse. The only reason it works for me is...
  11. It warms my heart to see how many people listed...

    It warms my heart to see how many people listed "The Haunting of Hill House." That is one of my all-time favorites and it scared the pants off me when I was a kid. I haven't seen the movie in many...
  12. Thread: 15.1....

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    I don't deliberately collect anything, but I have...

    I don't deliberately collect anything, but I have a hard time getting rid of anything I no longer need.

    I have three bridles for riding and two saddles, but no longer have a rideable horse (and...
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    You know you are from New York City when everyone...

    You know you are from New York City when everyone thinks you are angry all the time, even when you think you are being pleasant.

    Rebecca

    P.S. This afternoon, proved one of the Colorado ones...
  14. Sadly, there is nothing particularly interesting...

    Sadly, there is nothing particularly interesting in my house, obvious or hidden. Husband is a clean freak and we are both neat freaks, so we don't tend to accumulate a lot of stuff.

    Outside, of...
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    I am so, so sorry for your loss. Warm hugs to...

    I am so, so sorry for your loss. Warm hugs to you.

    Rebecca
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    Salt has fleabitten spots! (My pony is named...

    Salt has fleabitten spots! (My pony is named Salt)

    Rebecca
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    I get called by other names more frequently than...

    I get called by other names more frequently than makes sense to me--and always by people for whom English is their first language. How hard is Rebecca? But somehow I get Beverly and Brenda.

    I am...
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    All right, I'm giving in. Will someone please PM...

    All right, I'm giving in. Will someone please PM me to tell me who PO is?

    Je suis pony owner aussi. Except I really do own a pony (or he owns me), but not THAT pony. And I live in the wrong...
  19. Did anyone interpret my post to say the police...

    Did anyone interpret my post to say the police were justified in beating this guy? I'm not clear if that was what some of the responses were saying. In case anyone interpreted my post that way:
    ...
  20. For anyone who thinks the man was a scumbag and...

    For anyone who thinks the man was a scumbag and therefore got what he deserved: I wouldn't be surprised if this incident interferes with a fair trial and consequences for whatever he had done. He...
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    I never got along with my in laws, and my husband...

    I never got along with my in laws, and my husband never got along with my parents (and I did not, either). All were difficult but nothing near what's been described here. You people are all saints!...
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    F*in' A yes! When our daughter was born,...

    F*in' A yes!

    When our daughter was born, husband and I decided we needed to reform. That lasted about ten minutes. Now that our kid is an adult, she is the proud owner of an impressively...
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    My grandmother supposedly made the best gefilte...

    My grandmother supposedly made the best gefilte fish in the Eastern US. Still couldn't swallow that stuff!

    Macaroons, now, those are a different story.

    Rebecca
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    As a mother of an adult daughter, I say all power...

    As a mother of an adult daughter, I say all power to you, mama bear OP. What an evil excuse for a so-called human being that man is.

    Rebecca, a fellow mama bear
  25. Thread: Big Bobcat!

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    I just don't understand people who feed deer. My...

    I just don't understand people who feed deer. My former neighbor did it all the time, and there was a fawn who grew up to be an eight-point buck that associated women with food. He would get way...
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