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  1. Knowing how to drive stick is a very useful skill...

    Knowing how to drive stick is a very useful skill on a Farm. :) I probably drive a stick more than I drive automatic.

    Another useful skill is writing your basic communications. A Thank You note...
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    I just want to thank whomever posted the link to...

    I just want to thank whomever posted the link to the Wanda Sykes stand up comedy routines. I sent it to my walking buddies, and we all enjoyed them immensely. On our walk yesterday, we quoted a lot...
  3. You are also losing the potential income from...

    You are also losing the potential income from those 'couple of extra stalls' that she is storing her hay in.

    I no longer negotiate on anything in my barn. The profit margin is small enough as...
  4. Grandma Storns Herb Wheel ...

    Grandma Storns Herb Wheel https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/341998047/the-herb-wheel-spice-up-your-kitchen-life

    Recommended to me by someone here on COTH last year when I had the same...
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    I don't see going home as 'giving up'. Sometimes...

    I don't see going home as 'giving up'. Sometimes we need an emotional recharge that only home can give us. The world will still be out there when you are ready.

    Plenty of my customers live in...
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    Prayers, healing thoughts, Jingles, the works!

    Prayers, healing thoughts, Jingles, the works!
  7. Going on 35 years. We are a cliche, I married...

    Going on 35 years. We are a cliche, I married the boy next door. First time I saw him I was just turning 13, he was 18. While I can still admire a good looking man, I've never really 'looked' at...
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    I am so Thankful for my Family. My DH is truly...

    I am so Thankful for my Family. My DH is truly the best thing to ever happen to me. Our children are a source of happiness, pride and unending love.

    Thankful for all my good boarders, who love...
  9. Suz I am so sorry to hear about your DH. I know...

    Suz I am so sorry to hear about your DH. I know he was not well, but your loss is great. We are thinking about you, and sending you love and Hugs.
  10. Sannois-I am sorry I did not know about Ditchy. ...

    Sannois-I am sorry I did not know about Ditchy. I can remember when you found her, and how mad you were at whomever would dump a kitty in the ditch. So, I guess I've 'known' you for over 14 years? ...
  11. luvmydutch, you are doing the best thing for your...

    luvmydutch, you are doing the best thing for your boy. ((Hugs)) Tell them to keep you updated with photos.

    And as Crone says, you would have backup homes on here.
  12. Thread: Earth Homes

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    DH has built two earth-sheltered homes for me. ...

    DH has built two earth-sheltered homes for me. :) The first was in the Poconos (not the one Cutter 99 was refering to) and is still going strong.

    We started the second one in 2012, for our...
  13. That is very good news, especially for me since I...

    That is very good news, especially for me since I was plotting on how to get my hot hands on him for trail riding. :lol:
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    Rest in Peace Jake. Miss Anne Thrope, you did...

    Rest in Peace Jake. Miss Anne Thrope, you did the right thing for Jake, even tho you feel like hell right now.
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    Well this is particularly true on Finnegan, I...

    Well this is particularly true on Finnegan, I would think. I don't think I've ever seen another horse enjoy a water crossing quite as much as he does :D
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    If you think Monopoly causes fights and family...

    If you think Monopoly causes fights and family strife, try RISK. Or RISK Legacy. I refuse to play. DH, DD and Son in Law play, and occasionally they suck in some poor bystander. They take that...
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    I miss my old Post Mistress. You could ask her...

    I miss my old Post Mistress. You could ask her ANYTHING about the area and she knew the answer. The new one, is of course not from this area.

    I understand them cutting the hours, truly. These...
  18. Not a Teacher, just a Parent. One that ended up...

    Not a Teacher, just a Parent. One that ended up sending her children to Private School, where there are standards that are upheld. You did NOT diss the Teacher, and the Administration had the...
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    The Smartpak Winter Riding Coat is on sale today...

    The Smartpak Winter Riding Coat is on sale today for $49:
    https://www.smartpakequine.com/smartpak-winter-jacket-10732p I had/have a similar coat from KyraK which is great for riding, but not for...
  20. Looking for a Western Riding Vacation in 2015?

    6 of us horse crazy women went riding in "The Bob" this summer. That is the Bob Marshall Wilderness which is South of Glacier National Park.

    These people were fantastic. Great lodgings, tasty...
  21. I have a Tucker Eq. Endurance saddle. While a...

    I have a Tucker Eq. Endurance saddle. While a medium will probably fit your mare now, I'm guessing if she muscles up more, a wide tree would be better.

    I know that, because my wide tree Tucker...
  22. Agreed! I have a Facebook account, so I can post...

    Agreed! I have a Facebook account, so I can post photos. Anything else, I'm not putting it out there.
  23. You are not alone. :) I own a retirement...

    You are not alone. :)

    I own a retirement farm. I totally envisioned that I would have pastures full of 20+ aged horses, gently grazing with their buddies, with me contently caring for them in...
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    Alter, I am sorry for all the trials you are...

    Alter, I am sorry for all the trials you are going thru. I am on the other side of the Country, so I'll be of no use to you, other than virtual support.

    Please try to take Stolen Virtue up on...
  25. I am so sorry. :cry: Prayers to his family, and...

    I am so sorry. :cry: Prayers to his family, and all Canada. :cry:
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