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  1. Darn if I haven't joined the rest of you. I...

    Darn if I haven't joined the rest of you. I leak. And I have a cold or allergy now that has me coughing up my lungs...and leaking. I guess you have to be tough to be old!?? Have to look into...
  2. Hugs. So sorry about his passing, but he wasn't...

    Hugs. So sorry about his passing, but he wasn't the David you knew anymore. He is no longer suffering, which is a huge blessing, and you have an amazing faith to sustain you. Plus all of us. I...
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    I cut mine back to keep within the space I want...

    I cut mine back to keep within the space I want them to stay in, and I chop them back any time they are too big. Doesn't seem to hurt them at all. Cut them back if you want to or leave them big. I...
  4. Traditionally, being Catholic, the gift should be...

    Traditionally, being Catholic, the gift should be something religious --- child's name is Patrick, then a plaque or small statue of St. Patrick, etc. However, rather than a cash gift --- which I...
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    You're better off to spay before the dog first...

    You're better off to spay before the dog first comes into heat, so that would be in the 5-6 month range for most females. That will prevent the dog from having some of the health problems caused by...
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    I have a baseball hat that says Don't Panic on...

    I have a baseball hat that says Don't Panic on it.

    Human Resource Department of Cyber Cybernetics --- first ones up against the wall when the revolution comes.

    And don't forget Vogon poetry!
  7. AQHA, or Paint, or Appy shows --- it's all the...

    AQHA, or Paint, or Appy shows --- it's all the same. The class is actually Western Pleasure Under English Tack.
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    I'm guessing you should go Novice because there...

    I'm guessing you should go Novice because there will be more inexperienced people who are just getting their feet wet. Am/Owner would be my next guess as to where to start. Open will be heavy with...
  9. Tobiano, absolutely.

    Tobiano, absolutely.
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    I haven't decided yet what kind of pie I'll get...

    I haven't decided yet what kind of pie I'll get --- I love French Silk, so that may be the winner. Or maybe apple. Or cherry. Heck, one of each! :-) After all, Pi Day only comes once every 100...
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    Quilts are great fun to make and there are lots...

    Quilts are great fun to make and there are lots of ways to make them without a pattern. I've made flannel rag quilts for my bed, and they are super warm and super easy to make. I also make lap...
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    My new Transitions lenses DO get dark in the car,...

    My new Transitions lenses DO get dark in the car, which is great. And they get VERY dark. I still think it's a pita to wear glasses, but having Transitions helps, and I really do enjoy seeing...
  13. There was a show --- probably C-rated --- and a...

    There was a show --- probably C-rated --- and a local professional judge was there. She was walking a safe distance behind a line-up of horses writing down the winning numbers when one of the horses...
  14. Person leading their new Arab (breed mentioned...

    Person leading their new Arab (breed mentioned only to indicate horse's size) into a 2-horse side-by-side trailer. Person stepped out of people door and horse followed him right out --- jumping onto...
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    We use white boards at a lot of dog shows where I...

    We use white boards at a lot of dog shows where I work gate, and it does help. Sometimes we have large sheets of paper with the order posted, and that is just as good --- you can mark off conflicts,...
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    Bonanza and High Chaparral. Alias Smith and...

    Bonanza and High Chaparral. Alias Smith and Jones was a lot of fun. And it was always good when Disney (Wonderful World of Color) ran an episode with horses!
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    No personal experience, but my former farrier...

    No personal experience, but my former farrier lost a leg below the knee when a horse flipped on him and to make a long story short, he had to have the leg amputated. Not only did he return to...
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    A standard, off the shelf machine isn't going to...

    A standard, off the shelf machine isn't going to be sturdy enough. You need something that has the ability to sew through heavy fabric/layers of fabric/nylon strapping. A good old Singer might...
  19. Poll: The HR people where I work will be the first ones...

    The HR people where I work will be the first ones up against the wall when the revolution comes. (Thank you, Douglas Adams.)

    Our HR people are masters are turning everything around and making it...
  20. I say no just based on the stirrup leathers. ...

    I say no just based on the stirrup leathers. They are an old style buckle. Makes me wonder if the leather may not be in good shape (dry rotted). Those buckles are usually found on cheap saddles. ...
  21. I used to keep my bridle path very short --- like...

    I used to keep my bridle path very short --- like was said above, just big enough for the headstall to fit, so maybe an inch or so wide. Still have plenty of mane to fly around, but it's easier to...
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    If you want it gone NOW --- a pawn shop. If...

    If you want it gone NOW --- a pawn shop. If there is a good jeweler's by you, go there. If the set is still stylish, they may be able to sell it as a set --- or else they'd pay you for the gold and...
  23. AAA --- they could beat every other company by...

    AAA --- they could beat every other company by literally hundreds of dollars a year. The AAA membership per year is only $35, and even then I'm saving a fortune.
  24. You are in the right, your roommate is the one...

    You are in the right, your roommate is the one who has stepped way over the boundary lines. Dorm rules are different now than they were back when I was in college (SJC '78), but you shouldn't have...
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    I've had 4 knee replacements --- I'm anatomically...

    I've had 4 knee replacements --- I'm anatomically gifted --- had the first two in my 40's and wore them out. Now, at close to 60, I'm sound and can do darn near anything on #3 and #4. However... I...
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