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    "Keep your laws off my body." A good friend has...

    "Keep your laws off my body." A good friend has that one.

    "I <3 Gluten." (but with a real red shaped heart)

    "Rand Paul/Liz Warren 2016--The ticket to win it" And yes, that one belongs to my...
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    My mother has some first cousins who have passed...

    My mother has some first cousins who have passed for White. When I was younger I looked through some photo albums of my mother's and grandmother's and saw some people I did not recognize. My mom...
  3. Thread: Barre method

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    For clarity--I actually go to an independent...

    For clarity--I actually go to an independent studio which is truly fantastic. It does utilize the Lotte Burke method...which I think (and hope) you were actually asking about. I have never been to...
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    I do. I love it. My trainer also has noted that...

    I do. I love it. My trainer also has noted that my position and balance relative to my horse have improved dramatically since I started. Much more independent seat.

    Highly recommend!

    DocRider
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    I opened this thinking it was going to be about...

    I opened this thinking it was going to be about Nantucket real estate. :D

    Good luck with your sales!

    DocRider
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    I hear you. But, by the same token and using...

    I hear you. But, by the same token and using your reasoning, White privilege clearly exists because, well, look at the Romneys! And the Bushes, and Georgina Bloomberg and her family. They are...
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    I was not commenting on Georgina's looks. I...

    I was not commenting on Georgina's looks. I meant "more than just a little" white.

    But yes, Paige is beautiful. So is Georgina.

    :yes:

    Eats, shoots, and leaves. :D
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    Georgina who? Bloomberg? I'd say she is pretty...

    Georgina who? Bloomberg? I'd say she is pretty white and privileged.

    I think you mean Paige Johnson.

    DocRider
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    Wait, are you getting this from my posts? I...

    Wait, are you getting this from my posts? I responded to a post someone else made about a particular incident that happened to me that involved one other person; it has been previously discussed. I...
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    Just want to point out that for the most part the...

    Just want to point out that for the most part the people from the Caribbean, which includes Trinidad, Haiti and the Bahamas, are descended from those who were brought over from Africa to work the...
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    I DON'T think it is everyone else. Otherwise...

    I DON'T think it is everyone else. Otherwise every interaction with a White person I ever had would then be problematic and I would never get through my day. But it is SOME people.

    Even if I...
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    OR PERHAPS IT WAS BECAUSE I AM BLACK, BECAUSE...

    OR PERHAPS IT WAS BECAUSE I AM BLACK, BECAUSE THEY SAID SO. (See below.) I am wondering why you are disparaging ME in your above posting. Was I "asking for it" in some way?? Why do you put me down...
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    Actually, that is among Whites. Quoting the...

    Actually, that is among Whites. Quoting the article, Blacks actually view relationships as improving:

    "The negative sentiment is echoed by broad majorities of blacks and whites alike, a stark...
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    There are some really shocking statements that...

    There are some really shocking statements that some have made on this board. I am not surprised in the least. Shocked, but not surprised.

    I found this to be an exceptional piece. A bit long,...
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    Tragic: yes, for sure. I don't interpret this as...

    Tragic: yes, for sure. I don't interpret this as comedic at all, in light of current events. I get that it was supposed to be somewhat light. And that's ok since it still calls attention to the...
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    I bought my own used Dover Circuit saddle long...

    I bought my own used Dover Circuit saddle long before I ever bought or leased a horse. I was encouraged to do so by my trainer (who helped me find and fit it.) It was the perfect size for me, and...
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    Love doing barre! I think it has helped a ton...

    Love doing barre! I think it has helped a ton for both my flexibility and core. Pilates and yoga would also be beneficial.

    And yeah, "up up down" and no stirrup work are amazing. We can all keep...
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    Again, this, from the article: "Some parents...

    Again, this, from the article:

    "Some parents show their commitment to athletics by traveling to baseball doubleheaders in Yaphank, N.Y.; for others, it’s getting to an early morning hockey game...
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    I hear what you are saying. Any sport can fall...

    I hear what you are saying. Any sport can fall into a similar category. Any newbie can go watch an NBA (or NCAA! #marchmadness!), NFL, or MLB game. And many would argue that yes, those leagues are...
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    That's just it. I would hope that Major League...

    That's just it. I would hope that Major League Baseball is in a higher caliber of play than what I or anyone's young child can do on the baseball field. It is a goal to strive toward that most will...
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    Do you want positive, negative, or neutral feeling (but still amazing scene?)

    If the last: The courtroom scene in "A Few Good Men" with Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson.

    For the first, my...
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    So glad that all responses thus far mirror my own...

    So glad that all responses thus far mirror my own thoughts. (Didn't want to sway things...) Though perhaps we should be pleased, ecstatic, and over-the-top that attention is being called to our sport...
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    New York Times article about WEF!

    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/26/style/teenage-snowbirds-just-part-of-being-a-young-equestrian.html

    What about us old equestrians? :D I'd love to go to WEF.

    Apologies if someone else already...
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    oops wrong forum.

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    I love March Madness!!

    I especially love that NCAA hoops dictate you have to win or go home. Bring your "A" game each and every time on the court!!! I feel that is the ultimate in team sport, versus having "Best of 7"...
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