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  1. Way cool. I have a buddy who was a Baptist,...

    Way cool. I have a buddy who was a Baptist, trained at Dallas Theological Seminary, who thumped the Bible for many years as a minister, but got to a point where he could no longer abide a...
  2. So sad then for, say, all the people in Thailand....

    So sad then for, say, all the people in Thailand. Around 70 million people that are going to hell because they don't need your particular savior or whatever the 'being saved' hoops one must jump...
  3. Shrug. Not for me. Not credulous. And not prone...

    Shrug. Not for me. Not credulous. And not prone to tribalism; just don't think that I, and people like me, are any better than anyone else.
  4. Thread: How low can I go?

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    No, it is not that there is nothing for you....

    No, it is not that there is nothing for you. Don't say that to yourself. It is the darkest hour just before the dawn, and just gotta keep going. Before you know it you will have left a dark place and...
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    Thank goodness for Time Machine

    System X.whatever on my Mac and a few times now I have deleted a file that I later realized I REALLY need.

    Whoever came up with such a thing is *genius*
  6. Thread: Container Houses?

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    Curious if you have crunched the numbers to see...

    Curious if you have crunched the numbers to see if a container with all the modifications necessary to make it livable is cheaper than a mobile home which is made to be inhabited.
  7. You ask some very good questions. If you are...

    You ask some very good questions. If you are interested in studying the 'why' of religious type questions, I could suggest some great books for you, starting with Jesse Bering's 'The Belief...
  8. Thread: Barbaro is gone

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    Aw. Poor thing. It's very hard to beat the odds.

    Aw. Poor thing. It's very hard to beat the odds.
  9. Thread: On Barbaro...

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    Good points. How we humans project our feelings -...

    Good points. How we humans project our feelings - in this case onto an animal. They are kinda bordering on hysterical, some of these people.
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    Muy guapo!

    Muy guapo!
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    I wish I could claim credit for this one, but...

    I wish I could claim credit for this one, but someone else thought of it: Shetland x Hafflinger

    A Shetflinger
  12. Thread: On Barbaro...

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    I have held my tongue on this until now, but I am...

    I have held my tongue on this until now, but I am by nature a tiny bit on the pessimistic side which can be said another way: a realist.

    I am afraid all the cheering being done for Barbaro is not...
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    Go out and hug that warm fuzzy horsey neck, it is...

    Go out and hug that warm fuzzy horsey neck, it is such good therapy.

    I wish you the best. It is scary, and frustrating not knowing exactly what is going on. I will keep you in my thoughts and wish...
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    Argh! Stories like this are way too common. In...

    Argh! Stories like this are way too common. In this area recently a child was sitting in his room when he felt something bump into his arm: a bullet. This bullet, shot by a hunter in the vicinity...
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    Oh, easy. Harry Deleyer. I learned so much, not...

    Oh, easy. Harry Deleyer. I learned so much, not only about riding and jumping but about horsemanship, farming, everything agricultural.

    I loved the way he would let the horse be horses, and to...
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    Sadly no. Long story. ...

    Sadly no. Long story.

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v260/BabsBabs/SolLungeMarch2.jpg
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    Rusty - lookin' good! Ok, we are there - me'n...

    Rusty - lookin' good!

    Ok, we are there - me'n Balarina the Hanoverian Prrrrrincess.
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    Ei - so sorry to hear the news. To someone who...

    Ei - so sorry to hear the news. To someone who has brought me delight on this board, I want to offer you a hand; I am here to lend an ear to listen, a shoulder to cry on.

    Jingling like crazy as...
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    Poor things, huge shoes or whatever those things...

    Poor things, huge shoes or whatever those things are on their feet, chains, giant spurs, long lever curb bits. Yeech.
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    Poll: So so sad.

    So so sad.
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    Congrats to COTH on WEG issue

    I read every article on the WEG in it. Excellent.
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    (whispering) ... rollkur - they are really way...

    (whispering) ... rollkur - they are really way overheated on that subject ...
  23. Aw, do we hafta? OK here goes. I need WTD...

    Aw, do we hafta?

    OK here goes. I need WTD because dressage is so sleek, so perfect, so precise, so serious. WTD is very human, (very equine, too) flawed, and funny.

    Sleek, perfect, precise;...
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    Ooh excellent thought. I am all for a takeover...

    Ooh excellent thought. I am all for a takeover attempt. DQs will really appreciate it because a good laugh is so good for the ab muscles which are essential for getting that good half halt.

    For...
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    Horse Poor - sorry you are having your moments of...

    Horse Poor - sorry you are having your moments of doubt about WTD. Can I help inspire you? Let's see, when I was at Walmart yesterday, I saw tube tops on sale! Not just any kind of tube top but...
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