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  1. Need new (used) truck. Shortbeds for hauling a gooseneck?

    I am looking for the wisdom of COTH experience for this one. I am truck shopping on a very limited budget. I am looking for a 3/4 ton with 4WD and under $65,000 miles. I'm also in a bit of a hurry...
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    Essentially, you're asking this BO to do...

    Essentially, you're asking this BO to do something that you yourself, as a BO, would never do and know to be unjust. Whether or not you have a contract is a moot point in this situation - if you were...
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    Well...here's my thoughts: DH and I are in the...

    Well...here's my thoughts:

    DH and I are in the process of beginning the process to adopt. We both want to kids, but I also am not the kind of gal who see myself being pregnant and giving birth....
  4. So one of the happiest days of my life was when...

    So one of the happiest days of my life was when my in-laws moved from here (Michigan) to Oklahoma. Seriously a cool move for me. But if you think that the drama of "that family" ended with them...
  5. You're husband is deploying for a year to a...

    You're husband is deploying for a year to a troubled part of the world and you think you need to clean up your uncle's mess? Ummm....NO.

    You're family thinks that it's OK for you to take care of...
  6. Ask your doc for Trazedone. You sound exactly...

    Ask your doc for Trazedone. You sound exactly like me. Trazedone is the only thing that has ever worked for me.
  7. So here's my 2 cents, FWIW: The acreage that...

    So here's my 2 cents, FWIW:

    The acreage that my pasture boarded horses sit on is quite highly taxed. And the grass that they eat isn't just magically provided every spring. It takes seed, which...
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    Dead people just don't look good...

    So, my father passed away this past Friday. He had been quite ill for over a decade, and my mother and I were his primary caregivers until we finally moved him into a nursing home in March. He had...
  9. Whose Freedom Are Our Troops Fighting For? Not Trainwreck Shopping

    So when I see Facebook posts or other advertisements for support for the military, I always see the common tagline "Our Troops Fight So We Can Remain Free." Often, I'm not so sure I believe that. It...
  10. I think helicoptering parenting often gets...

    I think helicoptering parenting often gets confused with just being a downright close family. And sadly the latter is falling more and more by the wayside. My parents built me my barn, which I now...
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    Seattle Quik Tour is the best for sight-seeing....

    Seattle Quik Tour is the best for sight-seeing. The owner knows the ins and outs of the city VERY well and is very passionate the Seattle. He also comes highly recommended! His name is Charles...
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    You are indeed, stretching. With all due respect,...

    You are indeed, stretching. With all due respect, not all Thoroughbreds fit into one stereotypical mold in regards to body type. I have two great great grandchildren of Secretariat in my barn and not...
  13. The USEF wouldn't be interested in shutting down...

    The USEF wouldn't be interested in shutting down HITS for the same reason HITS wasn't interested in shutting themselves down: Revenue.
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    OP - I sent you a PM ;)

    OP - I sent you a PM ;)
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    So I'm going to stand on my soapbox one more...

    So I'm going to stand on my soapbox one more time, since I contributed earlier:
    -Yes, your children are going to be sexually active younger than you think that they are.
    -No, you can't guarantee...
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    It was something my doc said, as well as her...

    It was something my doc said, as well as her resident students. I didn't pursue with any questions since they were indisposed...with me!
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    Here's my take on the HPV vaccine as based on my...

    Here's my take on the HPV vaccine as based on my experience with HPV. You can take it or leave it, but I think it's important, FWIW.

    I was diagnosed with HPV a couple of years ago. I had had only...
  18. Finally - a voice of reason! You can armchair...

    Finally - a voice of reason! You can armchair analyze and diagnose this child all you want and suggest all the methods of psychotherapy you want, but at the end of the day OP, your responsibility is...
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    The fact of the matter is, the use..and reuse..of...

    The fact of the matter is, the use..and reuse..of animals has been in practice from the beginning of time. From the cavemen to the Native Americans to modern society. Some cultures have differing...
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    No advice but I'm interested too! I would also...

    No advice but I'm interested too! I would also love to stain the boarder's lockers in my barn.
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    And yet I'm guessing that your horse wears a...

    And yet I'm guessing that your horse wears a saddle made of leather, which is a by-product of a cow, most likely. So pardon my confusion but....what's the difference?
  22. I have read these threads time and time again...

    I have read these threads time and time again when they pop up after the fall/death/injury of a horse and/or rider. When a new thread is started about one of these tragedies I take a deep breath...
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    Thank you - I know I'm probably just cranky from...

    Thank you - I know I'm probably just cranky from being house-bound. I've cleaned my house within an inch of it's life and I think I'm high from the fumes. I don't do the whole house-wifey thing :lol:...
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    Not Riding/Teaching due to cold...a vent.

    So the high here today is 17 degrees (6 degrees with windchill) - which is balmy compared to yesterday when the high was 10 degrees. I have chosen to not teach/ride today due to the weather...
  25. I've been thinking about this thread all day...

    I've been thinking about this thread all day (congratulations OP - you've been on my mind all day!:lol:) It seems to me that you're not happy - you're just "used to" the way things are. Things are...
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