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    I sure hope that was an aside, because the only...

    I sure hope that was an aside, because the only relevance it has to this situation is that you have a pre-existing chip on your shoulder about tenants and mess and restitution. Well-deserved chip, it...
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    Love the assumptions. I have sold or leased all...

    Love the assumptions.
    I have sold or leased all but four horses.
    I am "broke" because I had to pay first/last/security and a mover and a month in a freakin' motel. That is not where I'd "clearly...
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    A man walks into a bar and orders a drink. He...

    A man walks into a bar and orders a drink. He hears piano music but he can't figure out where it's coming from. He asks the bartender about it, and the bartender invites him to peek behind the bar,...
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    It stinks for pasture. It leeches nutrients out...

    It stinks for pasture. It leeches nutrients out of the soil and leaves it very acidic. Moist acidic soil is the favorite host to some noxious things like creeping buttercup and tansy ragwort. If...
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    I keep opening my mouth (figuratively) to provide...

    I keep opening my mouth (figuratively) to provide rebuttals, which I understand may or may not sway the sympathy vote. I'm sure you realize that there is much MUCH more to the story. People who...
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    Yes I do realize that. And if I had chosen to...

    Yes I do realize that. And if I had chosen to leave, or if I had been evicted for cause, I would absolutely think that clean-up was my responsibility. But even in the current situation, my decision...
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    One last annoying issue at the old farm...

    I am finally almost out of the nasty situation at the farm where I lived for 11 years. Back story is that landlord and his wife have been becoming more off the wall for about 2 years and it...
  8. It will be interesting to see how the Democratic...

    It will be interesting to see how the Democratic candidates address it as well. I am a liberal who is not in favor of banning guns. Yet the NRA or its minions manage to convince so many people that...
  9. Calling someone names: dumb bee-yatch, fat slob,...

    Calling someone names: dumb bee-yatch, fat slob, tard, ho, slut
    Using a noun to describe someone based on their behavior: hypocrite
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    Note that I said "every baby". Of course there...

    Note that I said "every baby". Of course there are some for whom conceiving, carrying to term, or adopting are if not miraculous at least well out of the ordinary in terms of time or effort or...
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    I am still stuck on the idea that every baby is a...

    I am still stuck on the idea that every baby is a miracle. Doesn't the frequency and relative ease (at least on the conception end of things!) of procreation remove it from the miracle category? ...
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    A friend's mother gets into pyramid schemes one...

    A friend's mother gets into pyramid schemes one after another. But she is a millionaire and her motivation is not money. She really believes all of the hype and for her each new product is like the...
  13. Thread: Moving round bales

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    Moving round bales

    Today I got two round bales. The only other time I've used round bales, they were delivered by a local farmer who dropped them in the fields. Today I went to a farm and had two put in the bed of my...
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    I have hit two parked cars, a Porsche and a...

    I have hit two parked cars, a Porsche and a Lexus. Both with my big GMC truck in tight surroundings. The Porsche owner tried to get my insurance company to completely repaint his car because the...
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    Many years ago I got a corneal abrasion -- or...

    Many years ago I got a corneal abrasion -- or better description would be SLICE -- from a piece of paper. Yes, a paper cut across my eyeball. I think it might still rank as the most painful thing...
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    I would hazard a guess that anyone to whom this...

    I would hazard a guess that anyone to whom this announcement mattered would've recognized the initials. Cowboymom, you're a favorite poster of mine, but this is the second time in a couple of days...
  17. Getting there! Can't believe I've been here 11...

    Getting there! Can't believe I've been here 11 days now, and since I don't think I've unpacked a thing. Have a little bit of trouble with the Internet which worried me since it's so pivotal to...
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    I just saw this on Facebook! There goes anything...

    I just saw this on Facebook! There goes anything I was planning to do tonight! And tomorrow… And tomorrow night…
  19. Anyone ridiculously sensitive to stinging nettle?

    I was prepared to go to the doctor today if whatever is going on with my ankle hadn't started to get better. But I do see/feel an improvement.
    I am middle-aged and have felt all types of pain and...
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    If the traditional "liberal media" was being...

    If the traditional "liberal media" was being quoted someone would be complaining about that too. I'm a bit dismayed that it is considered celebrity gossip in the same way that their choices of...
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    Ever feel like you're the weird thing and you...

    Ever feel like you're the weird thing and you don't know why? I was heading to Mexico for vacation, spending the night in Tucson. Or Phoenix, I can't really remember. Flight was delayed so I ended up...
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    The TV in my new home is awful. Cutting out, both...

    The TV in my new home is awful. Cutting out, both audio and video. Grrrr!
  23. Approach to having too much work... that never works for me

    This is just an observation. If I had an answer I'd have come up with it a long time ago. If YOU have an answer or approach, heck, I'm all ears, though I might not be able to implement it or it...
  24. Beautiful, mvp. Excellent cat and human insight....

    Beautiful, mvp. Excellent cat and human insight.

    Waiting with baited (yes pun intended, I ate some tuna) breath for the next chapter in kitty's midlife drama...
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    Ah yes the barn cats. I assume they are doing...

    Ah yes the barn cats. I assume they are doing well. They are being fed at least. I did not bring them with me yet... or maybe at all. We'll just have to see. The friend who still boards at the...
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