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    Interesting list although there are a lot of...

    Interesting list although there are a lot of things that I have no interest in, For instance:
    No interest in learning how to play polo - but I have played Horseball and it's a blast!
    No interest...
  2. My Tb mare lives in NH and I never needed a...

    My Tb mare lives in NH and I never needed a heavyweight for her, I don't even own one. She only has 2 'clothes' : a truly waterproof / breathable, unlined rain sheet and a med weight turnout.
    She...
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    I lved the books as well, and I've been meaning...

    I lved the books as well, and I've been meaning to watch the tv series but I don't think it is available on Netflix?

    Thanks, Eclectic, for your comments. I might have to try it some time, and it...
  4. Thread: Best floor mop?

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    We have tile floors with dark grey grout. My...

    We have tile floors with dark grey grout. My husband bought one of those electric mops as linked above, but I like my rubber mop better http://www.chygoing.com/Products_detail.asp?ID=246. I use it...
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    I've never tried an audio book either, I don't...

    I've never tried an audio book either, I don't know if I would like it...for me reading a book is not just "reading", it's much more than that and I can't imagine listening to a book while driving,...
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    lol - I learned that rule when the school bus...

    lol - I learned that rule when the school bus driver refused to let my 6 yo daughter walk home by herself even if someone was home, and I had to go get her at the bus terminal. My kid was fine with...
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    I have no problem doing these things alone. I am...

    I have no problem doing these things alone. I am a loner :).
    I rode alone ( jumping, trail riding etc) for years because there was no other way.
    However, my horse is now at a big barn where...
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    I work with college kids as well, and I agree...

    I work with college kids as well, and I agree with you.

    As for the OP's question...I am fine with 18 as legal age. But... if an individual can vote, fight in wars, and live /work on their own at...
  9. Wow, they killed him off?! I haven't seen the...

    Wow, they killed him off?! I haven't seen the finale yet...but TV Jon Snow was beginning to irk me, anyway ;)

    As for other 'good' ( or at least, not so bad) characters to follow...there's...
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    I don't agree...I think when it comes to EYES, I...

    I don't agree...I think when it comes to EYES, I think it's best to be seen right away, pain or no pain.
    I was waiting in my ophtalmologist's office one day, when a guy came in with his hand on his...
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    I try to stay away from chemicals and parabens so...

    I try to stay away from chemicals and parabens so my go-to products are Nuxe Bio body lotion with peach and star fruit extracts, dry skin ( I love the smell and texture), Güd Natural body lotion, or...
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    At home I wear a light cotton pareo over my suit,...

    At home I wear a light cotton pareo over my suit, otherwise I wear a breezy A-line sundress like this one...
  13. My kids had their passports, it was for...

    My kids had their passports, it was for international flights but check anyway, I think passports might be required even for US flights?

    Security really isn't a big deal as long as you don't have...
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    Piano, mostly -I was 'started' at 3 when my older...

    Piano, mostly -I was 'started' at 3 when my older sister's piano teacher realized that I could reproduce whatever I heard...then was forced to read music and didn't like it one bit, but was coerced...
  15. Thread: Italy tour

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    We spent about 10 days last summer in Tuscany and...

    We spent about 10 days last summer in Tuscany and had a great time. We rented a big farm house for the whole family (20 people) near Siena and just took it easy, hiked on the well-marked trails and...
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    I don't know what you call skinny straps but I'm...

    I don't know what you call skinny straps but I'm a B size and this bra by Wacoal is one of my favorite, very comfortable, straps are not skinny IMO. I love the front closure, too ;) ...
  17. That is what I did / am doing as well. Now I...

    That is what I did / am doing as well. Now I never wear shoes without support. I don't go barefoot if I can help it. I buy good supportive shoes (and yes you can find cute ones!) or I buy...
  18. I also alternate between Ariat Terrain H2O and...

    I also alternate between Ariat Terrain H2O and Bogs, but those Twisted X work boots look great!
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    Impressive. I do Pilates and Zumba every week,...

    Impressive.
    I do Pilates and Zumba every week, and regularly, I twist/strain things in my back that hurt for days... I hate getting older when my body doesn't react the way I want it to anymore.
  20. All good suggestions so far If I were looking...

    All good suggestions so far
    If I were looking for a horse right now, considering the one I have, this is what I would be looking for:
    - good ground manners including longeing
    - self loading or...
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    My daughter once developed something very similar...

    My daughter once developed something very similar to what you are describing. It was in the SpringI took her to an allergy specialist who did all sorts of tests on her ( all negative) and concluded...
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    My mare is now 17 years old and as a former race...

    My mare is now 17 years old and as a former race horse is not scared of a lot of things, but will / has spooked from various seemingly innocuous items, such as...

    -The barn watering hose on the...
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    I am not a perfume nerd because I seldom wear...

    I am not a perfume nerd because I seldom wear any, but there are some that I really like and some that I can't stand (too strong / heady such as Opium etc).
    The ones I like are usually very light...
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    My hands usually take the brunt of gardening, I...

    My hands usually take the brunt of gardening, I dislike wearing gloves and love the feel of dirt and wet soil on my hands.

    Working outdoors in the northeast, I worry about ticks all the time. Long...
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    My husband is a pro at doing that when he has...

    My husband is a pro at doing that when he has time. He can talk anyone to the ground, lol.
    I just play dead and don't open the door, or ( if they take me by surprise) I say No thank you, I'm very...
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