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  1. Thread: cancer sucks

    by StGermain
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    Indeed it does. I lost my (non-smoking) father to...

    Indeed it does. I lost my (non-smoking) father to lung cancer. My mother had uterine cancer while she was carrying me, plus breast cancer years later. In one year, my sister had breast cancer and...
  2. Thread: HOLY CRAP.

    by StGermain
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    If she loses a car she's still paying on and it...

    If she loses a car she's still paying on and it offsets her debt she can buy a beater that is cheaper, have a car and no debt. If the CU has to satisfy the first lienholder, it'll be paid off.
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  3. Golden Girls of the horsey set! StG

    Golden Girls of the horsey set!

    StG
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    My niece who just got married (see the "Why are...

    My niece who just got married (see the "Why are wedding so expensive" thread) went private, but she had scholarships paying about $30K per year and her parents paid the other $25K. She was pretty...
  5. Again, can you put your grandchild in daycare and...

    Again, can you put your grandchild in daycare and go back to work?

    There are some work-from-home jobs that are legit, but they're pretty low-paying and you have to actually work, not mind...
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    My niece got married a couple months ago. She and...

    My niece got married a couple months ago. She and her hubby graduated from the same college and they had the wedding in the college chapel. She made the invitations herself because she was aghast at...
  7. Bluey - If this is so rare, why is it that...

    Bluey - If this is so rare, why is it that someone with a camera happens to be there when it happens? The answer is that it's not so rare. Is it every day at every farm? No. But it's often enough...
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    I don't know if that's so. There will be new...

    I don't know if that's so. There will be new fogies aging through as the old ones die. I think the elderly are less likely to want change. In fact, by opening this vote up to the 16-17 year olds, the...
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    Bluey - I'm so sorry you and your little dog had...

    Bluey - I'm so sorry you and your little dog had to go through that. I hope your dog is as tough as you and heals up quickly.

    StG
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    Thank you, everyone, for your condolences. It...

    Thank you, everyone, for your condolences.

    It was hard burying him last night when I got home from work. Stupid, I know, but all the while I was at work yesterday I kept thinking, "Maybe he'd just...
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    I made them sit, then gave them praise and pats...

    I made them sit, then gave them praise and pats for doing so. It's not my usual lovey dovey stuff, but it's a step.

    StG
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    Edinborough - I am having trouble forgiving the...

    Edinborough - I am having trouble forgiving the dogs. I've been giving them the cold shoulder all evening, not petting them or making eye contact. It's unfair - they can't connect it to what happened...
  13. I would keep going in until they tell me not to...

    I would keep going in until they tell me not to come back. And then I'd file for unemployment.

    StG
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    I wonder if you grated the butter onto a cookie...

    I wonder if you grated the butter onto a cookie sheet with a couple of those cooler freezy-packs under it? Frozen butter grated onto an ice-cold surface might work.

    StG
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    Yep, I'm just so sad. There's no one to blame but...

    Yep, I'm just so sad. There's no one to blame but me, I left the door open when I went out to feed the horses this morning. I can only assume he ventured out. It was fast, he died within minutes. My...
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    My new kitten was killed by my dogs today

    The stray kitten I mentioned in Louise's Bedroom or Bathroom thread got out this morning while I was feeding the horses. The dogs, who'd been fine with him in the house, apparently saw him as...
  17. I'm thrilled for you and your mare. One more...

    I'm thrilled for you and your mare. One more starfish. Or 5 more.

    StG
  18. Congratulations! Now put one of the others in the...

    Congratulations! Now put one of the others in the mail to me. I hope they found homes?

    StG
  19. I don't know the Jack Reacher stories, but it...

    I don't know the Jack Reacher stories, but it sounds like you're looking for Robert B. Parker's Spenser. Ex-marine, ex-pro boxer who dates a psychiatrist and loves to cook and can quote poetry. Back...
  20. I'm in Tennessee and I'd take in another Dobe in...

    I'm in Tennessee and I'd take in another Dobe in need in a heartbeat. They're just such special dogs. And with a farm and four other dogs, what's one more?

    StG
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    That made me LOL. StG

    That made me LOL.

    StG
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    Here you go....

    Here you go.



    StG
  23. Or Nashville? Maybe not as cheap as MO, but a lot...

    Or Nashville? Maybe not as cheap as MO, but a lot cheaper than SoCal, well-rated as far as healthcare goes. Within 50 miles of the city you can still find good farmland, and Nashville's big enough to...
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    I poop scoop with a manure fork from TSC. It...

    I poop scoop with a manure fork from TSC. It pulls the grass back up while it lifts the poop. And fortunately I don't live in Tacoma. The closest I get to meth-heads on bikes is yuppies Lance...
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    With my doberman, it's always snuggle season. 90...

    With my doberman, it's always snuggle season. 90 degrees outside and he tries to get close enough to share my skin.

    StG
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