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  1. Dear House Guests, I live in Wisconsin. ...

    Dear House Guests,

    I live in Wisconsin.

    There is no mandatory shelter laws statewide. Some cities and counties have mandated laws. But not the state.

    "951.14. Providing proper shelter
    No...
  2. It is not illegal for horses to not have shelter,...

    It is not illegal for horses to not have shelter, although I do personally think it's unkind. Different cities have different rules here.

    I haven't seen the horses mentioned in the OP but a...
  3. I've purchased a lot through antique stores and...

    I've purchased a lot through antique stores and have specifically gone there looking for them...
  4. I have been in two. One had the...

    I have been in two.

    One had the house/apartment connected to the indoor arena which was connected to the barn.

    The other had the house with attached garage. A door from the garage lead into...
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    As others have said, it truly depends on the...

    As others have said, it truly depends on the program.

    Most universities have no qualms about dumping donated horses. The programs are often run on a strict budget and there isn't usually extra...
  6. I'm in a new barn, so we'll see what the...

    I'm in a new barn, so we'll see what the unwritten rules end up being, but basically the rules that were spoken when I came was treat the barn as your own and low key/no drama.
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    I didn't but I went onto grad school and married...

    I didn't but I went onto grad school and married someone that had no debt and a small savings from the military.

    The rest of my close college friends moved home.
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    Poll: I am almost always the first one out of bed, so...

    I am almost always the first one out of bed, so usually I get out of bed and then tuck my 2nd shift husband back in...

    But the bed isn't made when he gets up. However, we do straighten the sheets...
  9. I got an iron from my MIL one year...she told me...

    I got an iron from my MIL one year...she told me that way I could iron my husband's clothes.

    My husband was in the military. He can iron his own clothes, TYVM.

    This year I got a pillow...
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    I understand the bactericidal and fungicidal...

    I understand the bactericidal and fungicidal effects of Copper Sulfate, but the toxic and irritant properties (to humans) has always made me more than a little nervous about using on horses.

    I...
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    I understand the bactericidal and fungicidal...

    I understand the bactericidal and fungicidal effects of Copper Sulfate, but the toxic and irritant properties (to humans) has always made me more than a little nervous about using on horses.

    I...
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    Not sure. To be fair, it was just one of those...

    Not sure. To be fair, it was just one of those butter knives with an edge, not a steak knife. ;)

    I've never had the pleasure of cooking (or screwing) up a turkey, so that would be a whole new...
  13. According to the FB thing today, it is BF2014 ...

    According to the FB thing today, it is BF2014

    http://us1.campaign-archive2.com/?u=cdc0081c876008899f4fe956b&id=6271be31d4
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    I had Thanksgiving at my aunt-in-law's...

    I had Thanksgiving at my aunt-in-law's house...first holiday I'd had off in years and I was pretty disappointed. I gave up on the turkey as I couldn't cut through it with a fork and knife and...
  15. Action Rider Tack has a code for Black Friday...

    Action Rider Tack has a code for Black Friday
    BF2014
    20% off all items I believe :)

    http://www.actionridertack.com
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    I think there's a reason that people say old...

    I think there's a reason that people say old horsewomen are so nutty...a few too many concussions.

    I have friends mentioning things I've done years later after one or the other of two major...
  17. Rod's is having 20% off clearance and sale &...

    Rod's is having 20% off clearance and sale & jewellery through Tuesday with code EM112414
  18. If anyone sees a place with an awesome deal for a...

    If anyone sees a place with an awesome deal for a 72" middleweight turnout, please let me know! Trying to look, but no dice so far, I think. :)
  19. Wonder-- Your bf should apply at the Sheriff...

    Wonder--

    Your bf should apply at the Sheriff Department to be a security support specialist. It's a good job with good benefits and fair pay.

    Feel free to PM me if you want more info. My...
  20. I don't really have the answer, since I am still...

    I don't really have the answer, since I am still paying out the nose. ;)

    But I ended up consolidating my public loans, but keeping the smallest public loans (perkins loan) separate. I have paid...
  21. Pfft, the thrift store in town is the 2nd most...

    Pfft, the thrift store in town is the 2nd most popular store after the Wal-Mart I think...

    Pricing is OK, but nothing absolutely crazy for the most part. I need to find a couple more...
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    Maybe I was extremely lucky, but I loved my one...

    Maybe I was extremely lucky, but I loved my one and only roommate (outside of college dorm roommates, different kettle of fish).

    She was doing a working student position and needed housing. I...
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    When I was working in the hospital a couple weeks...

    When I was working in the hospital a couple weeks ago, I was talking to a bunch of the staff that had just received their vaccines and my informal poll was that most people reacted that had never...
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    My environment is working until the job is...

    My environment is working until the job is done...which means never an 8 hour day. 10 hour days are short. I have been there as long as 16 hours.

    The pay isn't great for new employees, which...
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    Long Work Hours

    Anyone else work in a job with long work hours?

    Why do you still work there? Positive things in your work place?

    My work place does struggle from turnover and due to a couple of factors, days...
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