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    She took the head off a rattlesnake? It's...

    She took the head off a rattlesnake? It's official.... she's a ranch hoss.
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    After this weekend's pickle partay I now (again)...

    After this weekend's pickle partay I now (again) have 18 large cucumbers in the fridge and many more lurking on the vines. They are going to my Amish friend Elsie. I don't know anyone else who is...
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    My husband has a friend whom, from the get go, I...

    My husband has a friend whom, from the get go, I could never figure out the attraction. And I said so. Now, after two years DH is comin' round to Mama's way of thinkin'. It's getting so both of us...
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    I water bath my jelly for 10 minutes. Jelly is...

    I water bath my jelly for 10 minutes. Jelly is so much easier because I use the little jelly jars which fit in a normal stock pot and I don't have to get the canner out. the big canner doesn't...
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    We finally got a rainy Sunday afternoon yesterday...

    We finally got a rainy Sunday afternoon yesterday and I headed straight for the movies.

    A very enjoyable movie. Even Mr. SmartAlex, who struggles with accents and isn't a food fanatic, really...
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    Disclaimer: I haven't watched this video. Maybe...

    Disclaimer: I haven't watched this video. Maybe someone here has.

    http://www.asbmuseum.org/item/3172/17/dvd_developing_the_rack_and_slow_gait.html

    This may be helpful as you would be learning...
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    I still simmer my lids and leave them in the hot...

    I still simmer my lids and leave them in the hot water as I use them. I have this great little lid rack. I sterilize everything, jars, lids, rings, utensils plus they go through the water bath...
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    And today I made two batches of pickles. One...

    And today I made two batches of pickles. One sweet, one dill. I'm getting better at my pickle planning. When all was said and done I had one "emergency" half pint jar and two cucumber slices left...
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    I made Bloody Mary mix today. I have to say,...

    I made Bloody Mary mix today. I have to say, that's about as much fun as you can have with a pile of extra tomatoes! I randomly chose a recipe off Pinterest: Recipe
    I had everything handy except...
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    That is a tough way to go. I've been there. I...

    That is a tough way to go. I've been there. I know the feeling of Can we get through this and have one good day to end on? (((hugs)))
  11. Thread: Facekini?

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    Facekini?

    :lol:

    Now I've seen everything

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/08/29/the-facekini-from-the-beaches-of-china-to-pages-of-a-fashion-magazine/
  12. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: that's pretty...

    :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

    that's pretty appropriate
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    Every 3-5 years. You can probably go longer. ...

    Every 3-5 years. You can probably go longer. But septic pumping is something I prefer to do in a controlled environment. You know, not as a surprise on a weekend when the whole family is over and...
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    I know two women like that. They have poor...

    I know two women like that. They have poor friendship development skills. I think they want so much to sound like they "get" what you're saying and that she and I are on the same wavelength that...
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    I am a chronic interrupter. I have ADD. You...

    I am a chronic interrupter. I have ADD. You tell me one thing and I feel I have to run with it. Years ago my boss said "Don't Interrupt Me". It made me very conscious of it. I may sit there and...
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    I've been in a small office and often alone for...

    I've been in a small office and often alone for so long I'm sure I've developed some noteworthy bad habits. Sometimes I talk to myself. A few weeks ago my coworker walked by my desk and said "what...
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    That's the one. And yet he will try to talk to...

    That's the one. And yet he will try to talk to me through the glass. I have to pretend to lip read to maintain the illusion
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    I towel and dress in the open area. I leave my shirt off until I get my hair partially dry or up off my shoulders.

    There is a "naked person" who's schedule overlaps mine. Yes, she looks better...
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    My boss has developed the habit of going out on...

    My boss has developed the habit of going out on the sidewalk in front of the office and farting loudly. Today I was worried the neighbors would hear. When he came back in I pretended I was searching...
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    My husband is our sniff tester. But the other...

    My husband is our sniff tester. But the other day I realized my technical riding shirts had accumulated a foonge. I figured that one out all by m'self!
  21. Yes. I've had large ones added to a work...

    Yes.
    I've had large ones added to a work saddle for long lining etc.
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    Don't forget the World's Championship was last...

    Don't forget the World's Championship was last week and everyone at ASHA will have been busy working on paperwork related to that. There will be a lot of record keeping and transfers etc going on. ...
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    I was going to say the same thing! Duh, why...

    I was going to say the same thing! Duh, why didn't I think of that? Friends of mine make and sell a Bloody Mary mix, and despite my husband's aversion to tomato, he can somehow choke down a Bloody...
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    I do that too. Sometimes I annoy myself. I read...

    I do that too. Sometimes I annoy myself. I read and watch a lot of British books/movies so I'm familiar with the slang. Get me on the phone with a coworker with a strong regional American accent,...
  25. My family is not real close. I drive by my...

    My family is not real close. I drive by my father's house a few times a week, but can go months without calling or stopping by. No big deal. My sister lives in town, I talk to her more, several...
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