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    Ken Farmer Auctions (Yes, the Ken Farmer of...

    Ken Farmer Auctions (Yes, the Ken Farmer of Antiques Roadshow) which is also Farmer and Quinn in Charlottesville, Va, sold a significant portion of my parents estate. They evaluated all of the items...
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    I have a very large female kitty who, because of...

    I have a very large female kitty who, because of her extra pounds, cannot properly take care of her personal hygiene. She needs to have a butt shave and her anal glands expressed about every 3...
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    Well said, Big's Horse's Mom. Enjoy the holidays...

    Well said, Big's Horse's Mom. Enjoy the holidays - I will give the Big Horse a cookie when I see him.
  4. I had my gallbladder surgery on Monday - drove...

    I had my gallbladder surgery on Monday - drove myself to the doctor on Wednesday, painted the bottom of our sailboat on Thursday, had weekend house guests Friday - Sunday, was back at work the next...
  5. Thread: School reunions

    by over60
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    My 50th High School Reunion is in early...

    My 50th High School Reunion is in early September. After much soul searching I filled out the form, wrote the Check, addressed and stamped the envelope, and put it in my car to mail. It is still in...
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    I have been with the same BO for 23 years. She...

    I have been with the same BO for 23 years. She has moved locations once - I have moved three times. My most recent move (14 years ago) means that I drive 75 miles each way to the barn - worth every...
  7. wcporter and I board at the same barn. I have...

    wcporter and I board at the same barn. I have been with this BO for 23 years so she knows me well. I trust her judgement completely to make the right decision for my horse if I, or my emergency...
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    I feel fortunate that my DH, who is over 70, MUST...

    I feel fortunate that my DH, who is over 70, MUST have a full physical and cardiologist clearance every year before he can renew his (car) racing competition license. He has had a aortic valve...
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    I would ask the mechanic to do a pressure test on...

    I would ask the mechanic to do a pressure test on the radiator and check all of the hoses and hose connections before looking at an engine rebuild.

    If it is not as simple as the radiator/hoses...
  10. I would question the website that didn't...

    I would question the website that didn't recommend movement until the swelling goes down. My DH's surgery was done at a highly rated joint replacement center His surgery was at 7:30 AM - they had...
  11. My DH is (as of yesterday) 4 weeks into his TKR...

    My DH is (as of yesterday) 4 weeks into his TKR recovery. He does outpatient PT three times a week and exercises at home. The first two or three weeks of PT are critical to reaching and maintaining...
  12. You have a PM.

    You have a PM.
  13. I drain them, toss them in a skillet with butter,...

    I drain them, toss them in a skillet with butter, and saute until a little crispy. Yummy but not low fat or calorie.
  14. When you mentioned ulcers in the mouth it made me...

    When you mentioned ulcers in the mouth it made me wonder if he might have ingested foxtail seed, either in the pasture or in his hay. My BO's mare had problems with foxtail ulcers a year or so ago...
  15. As my user name indicates I am of that certain...

    As my user name indicates I am of that certain age group. I wear progressive lens glasses or contact lens as I cannot see much without them. I use a laptop exclusively, a nook for most of my...
  16. Think about having a "comfort height toilet" with...

    Think about having a "comfort height toilet" with safety/support arms installed. The taller toilet will be much easier for him and the arms will facilitate sitting and standing.
  17. I recently adopted a young cat just 3 days after...

    I recently adopted a young cat just 3 days after she was spayed. She was sent home without a collar and there were no problems.
  18. Yes I do - my doc recommended those drops because...

    Yes I do - my doc recommended those drops because they were safe to use while the contacts are in your eyes. I have just transitioned from gas permeable to soft lens but still find that there are...
  19. My Ophthalmologist recommended Refresh for...

    My Ophthalmologist recommended Refresh for Contacts or Refresh Plus. I do find that they help my dry eye problems.
  20. I was there, as a spectator, and had forgotten...

    I was there, as a spectator, and had forgotten how very technical and difficult
    the cc course was. It was also long format.
  21. You might want to include Antietam National...

    You might want to include Antietam National Battlefield, site of the Bloodiest One Day Battle in American History, in your tour. Antietam is also very close to Harper's Ferry.
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  22. Thread: IRELAND!

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    If you like history try...

    If you like history try http://historicaltours.ie/ in Dublin.

    The Ring of Kerry was wonderful - we had a car but chose to take a tour which was well worth having the freedom to enjoy the scenery...
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    I bought two raffle tickets ($10 each) and won a...

    I bought two raffle tickets ($10 each) and won a 7 day trip to Ireland including airfare, 6 nights B&B and a rental car. Needless to say we extended for a second week.
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    I slept sitting up for 3-4 days - that helped with the residual pain from the gas

    I had my surgery on Monday, drove to my Doctor's appointment on Wednesday, painted the bottom of the sailboat on...
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    Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars in...

    Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars in Hammondsport is a favorite of ours.
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