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  1. You guys are awesome for passing along stuff to...

    You guys are awesome for passing along stuff to people it means something!

    When my parents were remodeling a home in Herndon, VA, my mom came across a newspaper called The Dairyman, published by...
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    I galloped race horses for years and all I ever...

    I galloped race horses for years and all I ever had in the am was a Coke on the way to the track, then lunch at 9:30 or ten. Try a protein smoothie or maybe a small steak you grilled the night before
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    It must be a VA thing; the deputy doing the metal...

    It must be a VA thing; the deputy doing the metal detector at the courthouse in Warrenton told me I could leave my switchblade with one of the vendors at the Farmer's Market that used to be on a...
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    I love all the Fannie Flagg books. The movie is...

    I love all the Fannie Flagg books. The movie is great, but of course the book is better! I even named my Suburban Towanda!
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    Our feed truck driver, Alejandro, feeds me...

    Our feed truck driver, Alejandro, feeds me chicharones when I'm pregnant because "they make boys". Alejandro has 4 sons, but they have only worked 50% of the time for me!
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    I make 10-15 lbs of meatballs at a time because...

    I make 10-15 lbs of meatballs at a time because they are so freaking easy! I do 3lbs of Italian sausage to 7lbs of ground beef.

    And I love my mom's old standby sauce from the 60's. A jar of grape...
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    Just do breakfast for supper!

    Just do breakfast for supper!
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    I'm your girl! We rarely sell steers; the ones we...

    I'm your girl! We rarely sell steers; the ones we keep are for us or for the employee bonuses. And for all the sheep feed lots in CO, lamb is pretty rare around here. I'm up in NE CO, and use the...
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    I wish you were in CO! My next batch of pigs will...

    I wish you were in CO! My next batch of pigs will be ready to go in June! Ask around, ask the local slaughter house, call the extension office and ask if any of the 4-H families sell fat hogs. I...
  10. DS had last year at a laser tag center, this year...

    DS had last year at a laser tag center, this year he wants a pool party or a NERF gun party where they all just shoot each other all day.

    DD#1 had her favorite party ever as co-ed. More boys than...
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    You figure you get 70% of the live weight back as...

    You figure you get 70% of the live weight back as the hanging weight.
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    Completely agree. We do 2 hogs a year and one is...

    Completely agree. We do 2 hogs a year and one is just bacon and sausage!
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    But did you know about shoulder or cottage bacon,...

    But did you know about shoulder or cottage bacon, my friend?

    I always get bacon, shoulder bacon, chops, roasts and instead of ham, I have them do that as sausage, too. I get a combo of bulk...
  14. Define fat! I'm fluffier than I would like, but...

    Define fat! I'm fluffier than I would like, but still single digit sizes!
  15. I'm just sitting here on my farm in the middle...

    I'm just sitting here on my farm in the middle of America, being hated by someone who has never met me, and that I had never heard of.

    I would hope that my daughters exhibit the same class...
  16. People do eat shad. Very bony, but many will use...

    People do eat shad. Very bony, but many will use lye to make them into a lutfisk like substance, others just get around the bones. We used to go dip shad every year in the Rappahannock, and people...
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    My prayers go out to all the family and friends,...

    My prayers go out to all the family and friends, and also the workers recovering the bodies. Very difficult site.
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    Sorry! That was before my time! Thanks for...

    Sorry! That was before my time! Thanks for correcting me :)
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    Awwwwww!!!!!! Yay!!! You love me, you really love...

    Awwwwww!!!!!! Yay!!! You love me, you really love me (said in Sally Field's voice!)
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    It sounds dirty. And sticky!

    It sounds dirty. And sticky!
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    I will still smell your sweetly maple scented...

    I will still smell your sweetly maple scented self!
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    This from the woman that pulls horses over all...

    This from the woman that pulls horses over all the time. I follow you from thread to thread and remember EVERYTHING. Muwahahahahaha (in my best Drac voice)
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    Thanks! I really appreciate the detailed info!...

    Thanks! I really appreciate the detailed info! Off to order a helmet for DD!
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    Helmet fit: Ovation Z-6

    Does anybody know if it is more round? Or long oval?
    TIA
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    I'm trying to think why a 4 year old belongs in...

    I'm trying to think why a 4 year old belongs in school all day long. Usually pre-school is a couple hours a morning, a couple days a week. Is this just glorified day -care, or for more of a head...
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