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  1. Your title says it all: Keeping sibilngs life...

    Your title says it all:

    Keeping sibilngs life events from a parent(which they are estranged from)

    You feel very guilty about your family estrangement and want it to be different. But this means...
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    Guessing and surmising only takes anyone so far....

    Guessing and surmising only takes anyone so far. This is a public bb and obviously the OP is rubbing some people the wrong way. If the OP gives you misgivings as being overly touchy and incorrect in...
  3. I had the same problem. I took the very...

    I had the same problem. I took the very uncomfortable and honest step of letting the estranged parent know that I was not comfortable talking about the sibling. It's the sibling and estranged parents...
  4. You are obviously very attentive to his care and...

    You are obviously very attentive to his care and will make the best decisions for hoof care. A respected local farrier who is adept at barefoot admits to making a huge mistake in his early career...
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    It's right here in the article - the children are...

    It's right here in the article - the children are no longer making decisions for the best interests of their mom:

    While the judge, James Clark, found the marriage to have been improper, he also...
  6. Do the laws protect wives left in poverty by the...

    Do the laws protect wives left in poverty by the Ex who left them for a younger woman? It cuts both ways. Life in not fair and people suck. Judges don't always get it right.
  7. Too cute! Didn't Blue already decide for you (he...

    Too cute! Didn't Blue already decide for you (he perked up at a new friend)? Go through the usual for finding owner, but that CUTE puppy walked into your life for a reason! Good luck.
  8. The intimations of immorality regarding the...

    The intimations of immorality regarding the division of assets for a divorce really surprise me. Pretty straight forward process in dissolution of a marriage: pool the assets and divide. 401K,...
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    Never, ever doubt your gut reaction. Pay...

    Never, ever doubt your gut reaction. Pay attention to it and don't let others persuade you from not listening. That is exactly how we get ourselves into bad situations. Good luck figuring out a way...
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    There are a few in the Willamette Valley Oregon...

    There are a few in the Willamette Valley Oregon (south of Portland). There is also a place offering trail rides from the winery to the ocean. Also, eastern WA has a lot of wineries and horses. Here...
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    I agree with others who didn't always find her...

    I agree with others who didn't always find her funny. But here are some very frank and honest interviews she has done over the years which changed my view some. She survived a lot of difficult times...
  12. Your dad may not be able to get flights in. That...

    Your dad may not be able to get flights in. That would mean flying to a nearby country and driving. Aid groups are unable to get aid workers into countries with ebola outbreaks because airlines are...
  13. A friend at the barn has a college roommate with...

    A friend at the barn has a college roommate with a child like this. He is 4 and they are nearing the end of their ropes because he is so violent and strong. The barn friend visited them to give her...
  14. Your dad can do more for the situation here than...

    Your dad can do more for the situation here than in the country. The fact that aid groups have removed all non-essential workers is reason enough not to go, regardless of what calling was heard....
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    The developer of the device is 6' 3" Does that...

    The developer of the device is 6' 3"

    Does that help anyone understand why the Knee Defender was developed and called 'defender'

    Can anyone here understand how it feels to have your knees hit,...
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    Offensive

    No just rude.

    Excuse all of us! Sheesh. People have read your posts and are calling you out on the pot calling the kettle black. Sure a vent is a wonderful tool when it is not so offensive at its...
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    Southern stupidity ? COTH forum is the...

    Southern stupidity ? COTH forum is the playground/coffee shop/barn aisle. Would you say this out loud to a group of friends and acquaintances?

    Really? No matter what someone's personal dislikes...
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    Yes - you are on the right, but very difficult...

    Yes - you are on the right, but very difficult road. I am so sorry you have to go through this tough place with a friend. Do what is right, but uncomfortable and cushy, for your horses. Be...
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    Your posting already answers the question since...

    Your posting already answers the question since you have big enough doubts to ask. So, NO. It sounds like you don't want to scare him off and you would not be relaxed at an important event for the...
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    Both things can be true about Christy's group and...

    Both things can be true about Christy's group and many people on other threads have had the same dilemna:

    1) Horses were 'saved' from slaughter and are very loved by owners.
    2) Suffering horses...
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    Moving is the only option unless you can get the...

    Moving is the only option unless you can get the access way blocked permanently so vehicles no longer use the street. Poll your neighbors and do some sleuthing to see if closing off the road is...
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    NO! Raising money for charity at a wedding is...

    NO! Raising money for charity at a wedding is just as bad as dragging home the loot.

    1) You have a captive audience that is trapped. And guests are made to feel bad for not coughing up money that...
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    Women and men express anger in inappropriate and...

    Women and men express anger in inappropriate and abusive ways. My family's females use anger as a crutch - if you got angry that meant you were the one wronged or hurt. Perverse - but only until you...
  24. After being on both sides of 45 and now 50 -...

    After being on both sides of 45 and now 50 - youth is so, so easy. The truly impressive are the active and athletic people of middle age and over. There is just no comparison with the level of...
  25. glfprncs - what great inspiration. Thanks for...

    glfprncs - what great inspiration. Thanks for sharing that.

    I got the book Younger Next Year for Women in my never-ending attempt to incite myself into a mid-life fitness crisis. It has pluses,...
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