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    My BF and I just bought the Nikon D3200 and so...

    My BF and I just bought the Nikon D3200 and so far really like it! We both have point and shoots but wanted a step up for travel photos and this is definitely ticking the box! We plan on getting a...
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    I'm the same!! Like Trevelyan96 I'm a TOTAL...

    I'm the same!!

    Like Trevelyan96 I'm a TOTAL planner (even in vacation/holiday time) and stress in my everyday life stems entirely from those times when I feel like I don't have a plan of attack...
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    I would think about what aspects of the HS one...

    I would think about what aspects of the HS one were that you loved:
    - material?
    - cut?
    - waterproof/windproof?
    - pocket style?
    - zip/button style?

    Then try to find a jacket that has those...
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    I've had instances where it's an e-mail rather...

    I've had instances where it's an e-mail rather than handwritten note. But it's an e-mail written personally to each person. For the older generation (grandparents etc) or individuals who they didn't...
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    Yes I think this is true, and I think a lot of...

    Yes I think this is true, and I think a lot of farriers would go crazy having a partner with them day in and day out.

    But I've noticed here in NL the farrier "partnership" is much more common...
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    This is very much how my mare looked earlier this...

    This is very much how my mare looked earlier this fall. I didn't get in depth diagnostics but vet/osteopath suspected something in the SI-joint area based on palpitations, movement, and the tension...
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    Farriers working in partnerships?

    First off, I just want to shout to the world how much I LOVE my farriers. My mare was not good about shoe-ing when I got her in September and with their patience and kind words/reassurances she's so...
  8. Everyone watch it! My friend plays Nora! She's...

    Everyone watch it! My friend plays Nora! She's awesome!!
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    My old OTTB was pretty good about being caught in...

    My old OTTB was pretty good about being caught in his paddock. But on some days he just wanted to be left alone (especially sunny warm days). If I tried to go for him he'd just walk/trot away keeping...
  10. Drunken "rape" (I use quotations because there is...

    Drunken "rape" (I use quotations because there is SUCH a blurry line when both parties are inebriated) is very subjective in many many cases. In the above story, I would put it as drunken regrets and...
  11. I was a working student in a place that had a...

    I was a working student in a place that had a long-established "program". With 70+ horses (client and farm plus breeding stock) there was usually a team of 8-12 WS. There was hierarchy within the WS...
  12. I eat my mare's peppermints -- and only laugh...

    I eat my mare's peppermints -- and only laugh when she throws a tantrum that I didn't feed her one too. She thinks I'm evil.

    She likes having her front legs stretched so much that if you stand in...
  13. are you talking about voluntourism? e.g....

    are you talking about voluntourism? e.g. combining travel with volunteering?

    If you are, there are lots of programs that organize this sort of thing (orphanages in India; animal care facilities in...
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    If the American Dream is a concept that still...

    If the American Dream is a concept that still exists today (which may be debatable), then it must be a dynamic concept in order to persist for 100+ years. It may be that the American Dream...
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    **MY UN-ACADEMIC W/ ZERO PEER REVIEWED EVIDENCE...

    **MY UN-ACADEMIC W/ ZERO PEER REVIEWED EVIDENCE RESPONSE: (happy Coanteen? :D)
    I would tentatively argue that in this day and age land ownership is actually less relevant for "getting ahead".

    As...
  16. Thanks for the constructive responses! Sounds...

    Thanks for the constructive responses! Sounds like I'm on the righ track -- just need to give it time and consistency.

    My thought process re: put her to work was not punishment so far as occupying...
  17. This is not a rank horse. I have known rank...

    This is not a rank horse. I have known rank horses and this horse very much likes people and is VERY honest and willing to learn. Every practitioner and trainer who has worked with her has commented...
  18. Ok -- so maybe it's not a mare thing (I've also...

    Ok -- so maybe it's not a mare thing (I've also known lots of sweet mares, but I tend to now more alpha/bossy mares than geldings)

    Regardless on gender, any ideas?
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    I think a very quick e-mail or text would be fine...

    I think a very quick e-mail or text would be fine to jsut check whether the intention is still no children but an exception has been made or whether they've changed their minds.

    "Hey I just wanted...
  20. Name change: help me with this under-saddle problem

    ETA: Even if the below story/question is not a "mare thing", please help with useful comments on addressing the issue.

    I've always had geldings. I *get* geldings.

    Now I have a mare. I never...
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    Equestrian property shopping in the area around...

    Equestrian property shopping in the area around where I grew up.

    A girl can dream.
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    I just use coconut oil. Rub it on, let it soak...

    I just use coconut oil. Rub it on, let it soak for a couple minutes, then wipe it off with a cotton pad. If I happen to be wearing thick eye make-up I'll do it twice to get it all off.

    Love it!...
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    Sorry -- just for clarification: is it Clark's...

    Sorry -- just for clarification: is it Clark's conclusion you object to or the journalist's conclusion (his presentation of Clark's findings as having "no hope") that you object to?
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    Duly noted. Brain off, emotions on. Ok I'm...

    Duly noted. Brain off, emotions on.

    Ok I'm ready.
  25. I'm with you too OP! But agree with cnm161 that...

    I'm with you too OP! But agree with cnm161 that striving to be better does not equate with having to be the best. In whatever I do, I always work to improve. This doesn't mean I obsess over it, but...
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