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    DO NOT USE GASOLINE - use DIESEL or KEROSENE. ...

    DO NOT USE GASOLINE - use DIESEL or KEROSENE.

    gas fumes are highly flammable, using it for fires is a good way to catch yourself on fire.
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    i've been following this thread and i'm another...

    i've been following this thread and i'm another who is seriously glad that i didn't read it before we bought our farm project 12 years ago. we started with a small sad house on 25 acres, no barn, no...
  3. WOW. if this were my husband i'd be LIVID. ...

    WOW. if this were my husband i'd be LIVID.

    scratch that, there's probably not a word that would cover it.

    these folks need a hard lesson in sensitivity. i'm not someone who sues anyone, but i...
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    i love me a happy appy. he looks lovely. once...

    i love me a happy appy. he looks lovely. once you've had a horse that smart it's really hard to deal with one that's not. the color is just the icing on the cake.

    the crowd thing is easy, get a...
  5. http://www.virginiafenceandfarm.com/ talk to...

    http://www.virginiafenceandfarm.com/

    talk to Phillip, if he can't help you he can tell you who can. he's done work for us several times over the years and i can't say enough nice things about him.
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    mine ended up frozen after a surgery almost...

    mine ended up frozen after a surgery almost exactly a year ago. it was acutely painful for months, dressing sucked, and it eventually slowly started to loosen. late this spring i dislocated it...
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    well, dang it, i was hoping that one of the...

    well, dang it, i was hoping that one of the chicken whisperers here had some magic potion recipe that I could sprinkle on my landscaping. i will move on to bird netting if i get desperate.
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    Learning the Chickens

    new to the world of chickens here. friends are on assignment for the next year and we've taken on 4 lovely orange hens and their tractor house. they each lay an egg a day and pretty much come when...
  9. never changed my name. 17 years and two kids...

    never changed my name. 17 years and two kids later (we 'middle named' them both with my last name), i haven't regretted it for a moment. my husband thinks it's funny when he gets addressed with my...
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    i absolutely hate it. it's why i always have...

    i absolutely hate it.

    it's why i always have the camera in my hands ;)
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    ACP has some great advice :) as a fellow...

    ACP has some great advice :)

    as a fellow cancer survivor and someone who lost her best friend to cancer almost 2 years ago (miss her every f*ing day), i have a writer that i follow who truly 'gets...
  12. my grandmother's advice - you don't marry a man...

    my grandmother's advice - you don't marry a man because you want to live with him, you marry him because you can't live without him.

    you marry someone that helps you to be the best version of you...
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    adorable bungalow! i love them, super cute and...

    adorable bungalow! i love them, super cute and you can do so much with them.

    any reason you wouldn't consider putting a basement under any addition for your storage option?

    i also think a...
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    Nadia - first don't panic. billing gets screwed...

    Nadia - first don't panic. billing gets screwed up all the time, you have to double and triple check everything.

    i have had 4 surgical procedures in the last 18 months and each one had billing...
  15. yeah! go Rocky :) now you do realize that we...

    yeah! go Rocky :)

    now you do realize that we will need follow up pictures of all of this? :)
  16. good lucky Rocky! and King's Ransom, no matter...

    good lucky Rocky!

    and King's Ransom, no matter how this goes - you totally rock for giving a little girl an opportunity like this :)
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    you can come off the ledge. sounds like a...

    you can come off the ledge. sounds like a pressure tank problem to me too. probably an issue with the bladder, so that essentially you just have very little pressure in your system. shouldn't be a...
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    sounds like you got tossed under the bus. the...

    sounds like you got tossed under the bus. the farm owner decided to take the side of the other animal 'caretaker'. easier to scapegoat you, you are not the new neighbor they have to live next to.
    ...
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    love this update :)

    love this update :)
  20. i am interested. i can bring my kids, right? ...

    i am interested.

    i can bring my kids, right?

    (damn, i crack myself up)
  21. PSA: EQUINE HERPESVIRUS MYELOENCEPHALOPATHY (EHM) CONFIRMED IN A VIRGINIA HORSE

    i really hate to see this at the cusp of timber racing and show season, take precautions people.

    from:

    http://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/news/releases-a/041114ehv-1.shtml

    April 10, 2014
    EQUINE...
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    Oh, you sound like such a nice person and this...

    Oh, you sound like such a nice person and this horse looks like a real solid citizen. i'm not sure you should give up on him just yet.

    a horse that has a deep abscess is going to fail a flexion...
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    i couple that really stick with me: a...

    i couple that really stick with me:

    a coworker/friend, that i had worked with for years, who said that i was the most genuine person she'd ever met. that you couldn't tell if i was on the phone...
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    so glad you are ok. file this into the 'mistakes...

    so glad you are ok. file this into the 'mistakes i only make once' drawer.

    i have always told my husband, who is very non-horsey: that while i adore horses, they are large dangerous animals and...
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    wow. 'spoiled' hardly even covers it. if...

    wow.

    'spoiled' hardly even covers it.

    if you say anything, prepare to deal with the fallout. think nuclear. think scorched earth. think decades of ill will...
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