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  1. This is a big tall glass of WTF?! I'm so sorry...

    This is a big tall glass of WTF?!

    I'm so sorry for your loss, and thank you for sharing the story with us. Yeesh.
  2. Oh, he's just a normal ol' ball python. :) 11...

    Oh, he's just a normal ol' ball python. :) 11 years old and, as seems to be the BP m/o, pickier than picky. Offered him live mice not long ago; he turned his nose up. He then readily took two...
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    Lookit my babies growing up! :D Whiz is HUGE,...

    Lookit my babies growing up! :D Whiz is HUGE, which is exceptionally impressive considering he was tied for the smallest hatch-weight in the clutch. :yes: How often are you feeding him?

    Isn't it...
  4. back in the saddle, she's a snow corn--one who...

    back in the saddle, she's a snow corn--one who has a combination of the amelanistic (lack of black) and anerythristic (lack of red) genes. :)
  5. Sorry I didn't update last week trubandloki! It's...

    Sorry I didn't update last week trubandloki! It's been a crazy-busy few weeks. Erm...for one thing, I've been scheduled for brain surgery next month. :eek: So for all of you who have thought I can't...
  6. Sorry I missed that post Laurierace--surgery is...

    Sorry I missed that post Laurierace--surgery is set for January 13, assuming insurance plays nice. Or at least, not nasty. I got a rejection letter in the mail today from my medical group, though I...
  7. Thread: Barn Toys

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    My boy is a VERY busy boy. Everything is a toy....

    My boy is a VERY busy boy. Everything is a toy.

    Some of his favorites:

    * Big tough plastic jug (I use Martinelli's apple juice gallon containers) with rocks inside, hung from a corner with hay...
  8. She is looking so much better. :) Polydor, she...

    She is looking so much better. :) Polydor, she is getting better about being handled--she reminds me, actually, of my girl Cleo. I've had her 12 years, since she was 2mos old, and she's a great...
  9. Ha, Laurie! Her doctor that appeared on that...

    Ha, Laurie! Her doctor that appeared on that show is my surgeon! She had a connective tissue disorder (Ehlers-Danlos) causing craniocervical instability in combination with her Chiari, which made...
  10. HPFarmette, I'll be east of NYC in Long Island. ...

    HPFarmette, I'll be east of NYC in Long Island. Thank you for the moral support. :)

    Wicked nasty headache right now with bad pressure and bloodshot eyes, so I'm not much to respond to others'...
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    I can't speak of thoroughbreds and have preferred...

    I can't speak of thoroughbreds and have preferred to lurk in this thread, but I wanted to come in and respond with an anecdote about my 36" mini mare, as she has a wicked competitive streak.
    ...
  12. Weekly weigh-in time!...

    Weekly weigh-in time! She's up 11g from last week, 36g overall. :)

    She was upgraded to a single adult mouse today and took it readily. Three straight feedings of those, and she'll finally be on...
  13. Thanks Laurie! And glad to hear your hip surgery...

    Thanks Laurie! And glad to hear your hip surgery went well and your recovery is so far, so good! Jingles that pattern continues.
  14. I'm sorry I didn't reply to this sooner--the...

    I'm sorry I didn't reply to this sooner--the week's been a bit overwhelming. Surgery is set for January 13...eek!

    Laurierace, your first sentence really resonated with me. "I think the chances...
  15. I borrowed Jingo-Ace's Barefoot Cheyanne today!...

    I borrowed Jingo-Ace's Barefoot Cheyanne today! Thanks JA for all the fitting help and how-tos. Check out my handsome boy.

    I walked him around a bit in it and found it very soft and comfy. I love...
  16. Relax, it's not brain surgery! Oh, wait, yes it is...

    I had a follow up with one of the world experts on Chiari malformation (a herniation of the bottom part of the brain into the spinal canal--causes a wiiiiiiide range of neurological symptoms, as well...
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    Ha ha! Banner members of the Broken Body Club,...

    Ha ha! Banner members of the Broken Body Club, all of you! :lol:
  18. CRAP. I typed up an update and somehow wound up...

    CRAP. I typed up an update and somehow wound up accidentally navigating to another page, and when I returned here, what I'd typed was gone. Usually it autosaves, dangit.

    ANYway, it was time for...
  19. Ack! Rupert playing ball with the seniors...the...

    Ack! Rupert playing ball with the seniors...the feels! All the feels! :sadsmile:
  20. :) californianinkansas...I'll let you know! ...

    :) californianinkansas...I'll let you know!

    mjs8--that sounds so much like Tril, it cracks me up. Today, my 4yro was playing with a toy digger (Scoop from Bob the Builder, to be specific) in a...
  21. Ha! Well, right now I'm working on a book about...

    Ha! Well, right now I'm working on a book about a snake and a cat who reside at a suburban barn, like ours. Perhaps my mini-herd of two can make a cameo.
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    Love that episode of Top Gear! I'm going with...

    Love that episode of Top Gear!

    I'm going with Weird Al, because Weird Al is all things awesome. ALL THINGS awesome.

    Living in SoCal, I'm quite familiar with spotting/interacting with...
  23. Holy weight gain! The girl gained 17g in just a...

    Holy weight gain! The girl gained 17g in just a week! I was so thrown off by the number, I rechecked and rezeroed the scale, but the number stuck. I will say that when I took her out of her tank,...
  24. gypsymare, d'awww, the pic!

    gypsymare, d'awww, the pic!
  25. Y'all's horses crack me up. :) I realized...

    Y'all's horses crack me up. :)

    I realized something reading everyone's replies and descriptions (jealoushe, "stranger danger" had me chuckling)...Tril is a big love-bug mooch in turn out. ...
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