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  1. As newlyweds, my husband and I rented a tiny...

    As newlyweds, my husband and I rented a tiny house with a windowed porch. The lock to the porch door clicked on easily and we were often locked out. No problem, as we discovered if one stood on the...
  2. My last sinus surgery it was two weeks before the...

    My last sinus surgery it was two weeks before the dizziness, headache, and foggy sensation settled. It was nasty! Couldn't read, watch television or do anything remotely useful for over a week.
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    Congrats Kyrabee!!!!! You will be astonished with...

    Congrats Kyrabee!!!!! You will be astonished with your progress. Like school, just do the work.
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    My husband gifted me with the purple animal at...

    My husband gifted me with the purple animal at Christmas. Hate it!!! Much less suction than my old Kenmore. Wand is difficult to manipulate. Tips over easily, and will not suck bits of hay off the...
  5. Mischievous, we live in a similar climate. Like...

    Mischievous, we live in a similar climate. Like you, if we stopped riding for the temperature, we would never ride. Our cut off is -30, below -20 we reduce effort, above -20, full work. The horses...
  6. I second Zuzu's wish for a speedy recovery!! I...

    I second Zuzu's wish for a speedy recovery!! I am just over 2 years post replacement, and am very happy with my progress.

    Please walk around your home and plan for a couple of weeks where you...
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    You have mentioned ongoing allergies. Do you use...

    You have mentioned ongoing allergies. Do you use an inhaler? Hoarseness can be a side effect of some inhalers.
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    Still smiling!!! Thank You Mike.

    Still smiling!!! Thank You Mike.
  9. OMG !! I feel everyone's pain. As soon as it...

    OMG !! I feel everyone's pain.

    As soon as it was possible, we bought our children cars.
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    HA HA ..... Mike, you always put a smile in my...

    HA HA ..... Mike, you always put a smile in my day!
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    Thanks Chicamux. You are correct, we had a...

    Thanks Chicamux.

    You are correct, we had a dry period followed by a lot of rain. I think I have the barn under control, it is the house that is the problem. Clouds of flies sitting on the walls,...
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    Flies are making me CRAZY !!!

    Our fly population has always been minimal. Barn is kept clean, feed covered, manure managed, trash cared for, grass/weeds mowed routinely, no livestock live on nearby land. Flies have historically,...
  13. I was chatting with a group of "barn mothers",...

    I was chatting with a group of "barn mothers", wasting time, and waiting to load. Chat drifted to wedding festivities. One mom told us: she had purchased an expensive dress, planning to wear for...
  14. BellEqui (England) makes a soft shell jacket...

    BellEqui (England) makes a soft shell jacket called "Tilley" that is lovely. You can custom order color, trim etc. Our daughter's jacket was received less than a week after ordering. The...
  15. Older sister should take Mom home with her!

    Older sister should take Mom home with her!
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    Post on the barn bulletin board. There are...

    Post on the barn bulletin board. There are opportunities out there. I am letting a lovely young lady ride, and show an older, but still winning jumper. Her only cost is entry fees. (Attends shows we...
  17. I have experienced the gift of a mare with good...

    I have experienced the gift of a mare with good awareness of her feet.

    We had a violent storm approaching. Fearing flying debris, my daughter and I ran to bring our 4 horses inside. Our barn is...
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    Hi French Fry, Where do you live? If...

    Hi French Fry,

    Where do you live? If temperatures are cold enough, leaving the frame outside overnight should kill any "little critters".
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    We ship out to lessons three times per week. Two...

    We ship out to lessons three times per week. Two full jump, and one flat lesson. We routinely lesson at -25 degree temperatures. I am wimpy, and cancel at -30 as I can't keep my hands warm, even with...
  20. Please, no homemade food!!!!!! I will throw that...

    Please, no homemade food!!!!!! I will throw that lunch away, or feed your dog, but no way would I eat it. How do I know if you disinfect your kitchen appropriately? Wash your hands when you should?...
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    Your family must be heartbroken, my heart goes...

    Your family must be heartbroken, my heart goes out to you.

    Please read the post of Laurierace again. Read the local obituary listings, and do the math. Hospitals are in the business of providing...
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    Our big screen died last night. Hubby was looking...

    Our big screen died last night. Hubby was looking for an excuse to get a REALLY BIG TV. Now I will have to rearrange the artwork in the family room.
  23. Way too to CUTE!! I want one. Thanks Mike

    Way too to CUTE!!

    I want one.

    Thanks Mike
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    Cost per bag means nothing! You first need to...

    Cost per bag means nothing! You first need to decide what seed mix will work best for you, and get a quote on the desired product. Example: if product has a high percentage of low cost ingredients it...
  25. Hi Mike, If I see you have posted something, I...

    Hi Mike,

    If I see you have posted something, I always view. You make me smile, laugh, and generally brighten my day.

    Thank You!
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