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    Epona, I'm not sure how common it would be to...

    Epona, I'm not sure how common it would be to have a gopher tortoise here. Sulcatas are common.

    Tried offering food on a wooden skewer & from my fingers (EWWWWWW!!!!!), but Squeaky still didn't...
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    If your horse isn't whip-broke, I'd work on that...

    If your horse isn't whip-broke, I'd work on that before carrying a hunt whip for protection.

    I'm one of the forum members who trail rides consistently with a hunt whip for protection from dogs. In...
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    When we first moved to Tempe, our landlady kept...

    When we first moved to Tempe, our landlady kept various fowl in their apartment & the ducks definitely wore diapers.
  4. Now, just wait a minute on the square pads! For...

    Now, just wait a minute on the square pads! For years, while the beagles were hunting in Phoenix, most of the field used the square pads with pockets. We carried water bottles in those pockets so the...
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    The turtle is Squeaky, who is about 30 years old....

    The turtle is Squeaky, who is about 30 years old. The tortoise is Big O's. (yes, with the apostrophe)

    Little rivenoak isn't looking thrilled, but it's more of having his photo taken, not handling...
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    If the "worm" can be totally dead when I hold it...

    If the "worm" can be totally dead when I hold it for him, I could bare hand it.

    Those legs touching my skin as one flailed around did me in the first time I tried to feed him.

    Not sure what...
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    Neighbor's turtle won't eat

    Little rivenoak & I are caring for a neighbor's turtle & tortoise.

    The tortoise eats like a champ.

    Two days in a row, the turtle would not eat. He is fed superworms (Zophobas morio larvae)...
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    In AZ, it's not just duallies that have to be...

    In AZ, it's not just duallies that have to be registered commercials, it's all trucks over a certain weight. I happen to have a non-dually one-ton & it's got commercial plates/tags.

    And I went on...
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    I'd offer her an exchange of the gift for a book...

    I'd offer her an exchange of the gift for a book on manners.
  10. A suggestion given to me when I was last laid up:...

    A suggestion given to me when I was last laid up: if you send holiday cards, you could get them ready now.

    I do embroidery/cross-stitch/needlepoint. Here are a few of my favorite vendors:
    ...
  11. Thanks everyone! He's currently eating...

    Thanks everyone!

    He's currently eating http://www.zignature.com/zignature_turkey.html

    Last day of meds was Sunday, and so far his ear is still clean. I'm hopeful that the food switch will keep...
  12. Ear infection/food allergy/switching food question

    One of the dogs has an ongoing ear infection. In 30 odd years of dog ownership, this is the first one to get ear infections, so I'm clueless.

    My guess is that it's a food allergy.

    He is...
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    I spent a decade as the honorary secretary for...

    I spent a decade as the honorary secretary for the Paradise Valley Beagles.

    Our MB liked to do most of the correspondence herself, so I did not have that. I would occassionally answer emails, but...
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    [QUOTE=Jackie Cochran;7628181]Maybe, just maybe,...

    [QUOTE=Jackie Cochran;7628181]Maybe, just maybe, the modern "safety seat" with riding BEHIND the motion of the horse is not really SAFE.[\QUOTE]

    Possibly related: modern saddles with large blocks...
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    Hugs for all involved. Yes to the jello &...

    Hugs for all involved.

    Yes to the jello & popsicles. Maybe some pudding, also.

    My son has had about 6 sets of tubes & had his tonsils/adenoids out also.
    He has had fewer ear infections and no...
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    Good luck. If they don't already, suggest the...

    Good luck.

    If they don't already, suggest the competition use StartBox Scoring.

    Keep lots of chocolate on hand.
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    Other than to scour the Dehner orphan boot room...

    Other than to scour the Dehner orphan boot room for deals, me either!
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    Not that it's any of your damn business, but did...

    Not that it's any of your damn business, but did it ever occur to you that perhaps she is widowed or did you just jump to the conclusion that she is a divorcee and have to make a dig about it?
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    Which iPod do I want?

    I think my 2nd gen Nano is about to give up the ghost after years of faithful service.

    I'm not sure which of the new models I would best like. I don't need a touch screen or camera or anything...
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    DH recorded it for me, starting after the end of...

    DH recorded it for me, starting after the end of the bbq scene. We watched together & it was a nice bit of highlighting the sport for him.

    He's watched me do a few horse trials, but is pretty...
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    The teachers are AMI certified not AMS. The...

    The teachers are AMI certified not AMS. The aftercare program leaders are not Montessori certified at all.

    I am interested in what your classmates found that concerned them. PM is fine, if you...
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    In what subjects did she need tutoring?

    In what subjects did she need tutoring?
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    Thank you everyone for your comments. We had a...

    Thank you everyone for your comments.

    We had a good tour today, with many things to consider.

    I would say DH is more interested in this school than I am. I am not confident that it would be a...
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    Speak to me of Montessori

    DH & I are investigating alternatives to public school for DS, who will be 9 next year & entering 3rd grade.

    There is a Montessori school nearby & we have a tour scheduled for Friday morning.

    I...
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    I once was positive I had giardia or some other...

    I once was positive I had giardia or some other nasty from drinking out of the barn hose, so I made my dr order a stool sample test.

    It was negative.
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