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    Poll: I am medium sucky about it, and have zero sense...

    I am medium sucky about it, and have zero sense of direction when it comes to the points of the compass.

    When we spent two weeks driving around the UK, I couldn't drive at all without attempting...
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    The magpies usually wake me before my alarm goes...

    The magpies usually wake me before my alarm goes off. Alarm is just a boring repetitive beep.

    Rebecca
  3. I'm another person who far prefers the Tetons to...

    I'm another person who far prefers the Tetons to Yellowstone.

    One of my favorite places on earth is the Jackson Lake Lodge. It's a very nice place to stay, and having breakfast with the...
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    I bet it will be a blast. My farrier used to...

    I bet it will be a blast.

    My farrier used to train and race chariot horses with his dad when he was a kid. He said his dad's training method was to hitch 'em up and go, and his job was to jump...
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    Husband always makes me watch the end of that...

    Husband always makes me watch the end of that movie when it is on and I am home. Just saw the end the other day, as a matter of fact.

    I said, are we clear?
    Crystal.

    Rebecca
  6. I think the coolest part of the National Western...

    I think the coolest part of the National Western Stock Show is wandering the barns.

    I don't show, but a couple of my friends do, and I've never heard them speak of a problem with people wandering...
  7. The reason my pony is afraid of fireworks is...

    The reason my pony is afraid of fireworks is because an asshat neighbor fired illegal stuff right into my pasture ten or eleven years ago (during high winds and a drought, no less). I had three...
  8. We have gotten as much as a solid month, with no ...

    We have gotten as much as a solid month, with no way to shelter my horse from it. Anything that leaves the ground or explodes with a bang is illegal here, and many years we've had a ban of even...
  9. I had to stop riding, sorry to say. My feet and...

    I had to stop riding, sorry to say. My feet and legs would get so stiff that I had a terrible time dismounting, and then I would be exhausted.

    I took up driving instead and do much better. i...
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    I live in one. Lots are three to five acres, all...

    I live in one. Lots are three to five acres, all facilities are private for the lot owner only, and we have trails that go around the outside of our community (and one that goes a little ways...
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    yikes! So glad it wasn't worse. Rebecca

    yikes! So glad it wasn't worse.

    Rebecca
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    ReSomething--it's funny, I'd never seen that...

    ReSomething--it's funny, I'd never seen that video, although I love the song and it's been on my iPod for a lot of years. All the area scenes sure brought back memories of 22 years in the San...
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    So sorry to hear this. I will send you a PM...

    So sorry to hear this. I will send you a PM shortly if the crappy connection I am on will allow it.

    Rebecca
  14. When I am out driving my pony, I ask people who...

    When I am out driving my pony, I ask people who approach not to touch his face. Instead, I encourage them to stroke his neck. He's wearing blinkers and can get startled if someone touches his face...
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    When I was 19, I lived in a tiny house in Reseda...

    When I was 19, I lived in a tiny house in Reseda (part of the City of LA) that was surrounded by mostly suburban-type lots. The house sat on two acres--it was a guest house so there were two houses...
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    Make like a hockey player and get the puck out of...

    Make like a hockey player and get the puck out of here!

    Rebecca
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    I don't swim any more (too much disability going...

    I don't swim any more (too much disability going on), but when I was younger and a lot healthier, I swam alone.

    I don't ride any more, again due to disability, but I drive my pony and always go...
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    My favorite is the person who tells you to do...

    My favorite is the person who tells you to do what you are already doing.

    I was driving my insane Hackney one day, and he spooked at a political sign sticking out of someone's trash can. He...
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    I have to chime in on all those who said Colorado...

    I have to chime in on all those who said Colorado is awful: Yes, it's the worst place in the world to live. Stay away.

    I've lived on both coasts and some other odds and ends of places, and I...
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    So glad this story has a happy ending. Yay, OP!...

    So glad this story has a happy ending. Yay, OP!

    Rebecca
  21. I fight this battle, too. i am on ungodly...

    I fight this battle, too. i am on ungodly amounts of bp meds, but if I don't take them, bp goes up and up and up.

    I take Bystolic (20 mg/day) and Diltiazem (360 mg a day). It's a wonder I...
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    Interesting question, Bo--I missed it earlier. ...

    Interesting question, Bo--I missed it earlier.

    My response would probably be no. I've always been very happy being female, never imagined being something else. I did have quite the tomboy...
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    Dani, you are so right. Rebecca

    Dani, you are so right.

    Rebecca
  24. I did, I did! I was so hoping to see another...

    I did, I did! I was so hoping to see another Triple Crown winner in my lifetime. i sure remember the last one.

    Husband and I went to Belmont twice when we lived in NJ. I still have a betting...
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    I live in Colorado, and I don't have an arsenal! ...

    I live in Colorado, and I don't have an arsenal! So you do know one, Twelvegates, assuming you count posting on the same forum as knowing someone.

    Seriously, though, I worry about people I love...
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