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    Testify! In this day and age of helicopter...

    Testify!

    In this day and age of helicopter parents and "Not MY kid!", I think it's refreshing. When I was a kid (way back in the 70's) it really was a village. If you were rude, you were called...
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    Laura - I heart you! If having empathy and...

    Laura - I heart you!

    If having empathy and compassion for all people who struggle, and striving in my small way to make the world a better place, makes me a "pearl clutching, limousine liberal, ...
  3. One of my favorite movies ever! "I had a farm in...

    One of my favorite movies ever! "I had a farm in Africa"
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    Legally vs deaf community - 2 different things....

    Legally vs deaf community - 2 different things. Disability vs handicapped, two different connotations.
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    I'm sure she was hired for her "chit-chat"...

    I'm sure she was hired for her "chit-chat" skills. ;(
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    btw... Bluey, et al...deaf people don't consider...

    btw... Bluey, et al...deaf people don't consider themselves "handicapped", nor is it "so nice that they provide that little bit of help". She has the skills to do the job, and she's deaf, thus...
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    [QUOTE=suz;8077855]It was most definitely...

    [QUOTE=suz;8077855]It was most definitely sarcasm.[/QUOTE

    Good to know, because the ignorant quotient on this thread is way too high.
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    (Originally posted by beowulf) what a...

    (Originally posted by beowulf)
    what a ridiculously callous comment.
    yes. a bunch of people decided they weren't getting enough attention and chose to be deaf.
    of course you had deaf people when...
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    Wow... what a way to turn a powerfully uplifting...

    Wow... what a way to turn a powerfully uplifting story into just another piece of right wing Obama bashing crap. I read the story last week and I thought it was wonderful. Disabled (differently...
  10. OP - Not your fault, not your responsibility...

    OP - Not your fault, not your responsibility since your dogs were fenced, but as a human being, I would do whatever I could do to show remorse and make peace with the neighbors. It's a terrible...
  11. Thread: Updated: Goats!

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    Ha, ha, ha, ha... Spent all day yesterday...

    Ha, ha, ha, ha... Spent all day yesterday trying to keep my little buggers contained. Have fun! ;)

    Mine were great for the last year I've had them. Then they discovered that with the snow melt...
  12. She could also look at Johnson & Wales which...

    She could also look at Johnson & Wales which offers a Bachelors in Equine Business Management.

    Of the two... UNH.
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    I'll have you know I can fit 8 bales in my legacy...

    I'll have you know I can fit 8 bales in my legacy wagon, plus a few on the roof rack. ;)

    I love my Subarus. My husband is an awesome mechanic and regularly keeps our cars going past their...
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    You don't mention breed, but any chance the horse...

    You don't mention breed, but any chance the horse has some Appy in him? I've seen that a lot with solid appy types.
  15. Only you can decide if keeping her is right for...

    Only you can decide if keeping her is right for your situation. That said... there are many members of the foster failure club. Welcome! :)
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    Abigail Breslin was Julia's characters daughter,...

    Abigail Breslin was Julia's characters daughter, and Meryl Streep was her mother, who was an absolute miserable wretch of a human being.
  17. I'm dealing with this now with my 13 yr old...

    I'm dealing with this now with my 13 yr old Ridgeback. She bounced back well from her initial episode/diagnosis with IV fluids, vitamins and some really stinky dog food . We've decided to go along...
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    I need to encourage some crows to move in!! I...

    I need to encourage some crows to move in!! I would love to let my hens out to forage in my goat paddock, it's enclosed with wire mesh, so mostly safe from 4 legged predators. I've lost a couple...
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    I had a young adult pair I needed to separate...

    I had a young adult pair I needed to separate from my adult flock. I let them free range in my goat pen with access to their 10 x 10 shed. I came home one day to find a hawk in the shed scoping...
  20. What? You mean this? ;) ...

    What? You mean this? ;)

    http://www.doversaddlery.com/tredstep-solo-pro-comp-coat/p/X1-40998/
  21. Thank you very much. It's a new product, so not a...

    Thank you very much. It's a new product, so not a lot of folks have seen them.
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    WE were discussing this at the office (not that...

    WE were discussing this at the office (not that any of us look at COTH during the work day of course..lol) ... most of us agreed outside hind was driving, but our resident dressage expert said inside...
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    "and it was something urgent to me" Depends...

    "and it was something urgent to me"

    Depends on the situation, depends on who the alternate farrier was. Shades of gray. I keep my horses at home, so there is no "alternate" farrier, so in my...
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    Since no circumstances were given as to why the...

    Since no circumstances were given as to why the OP couldn't wait... I was just picking a scenario. If you have your horse on a regular cycle, a week shouldn't make a huge difference unless there...
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    This is MHO..you asked, no judging..just how I...

    This is MHO..you asked, no judging..just how I would feel.

    Your farrier said he couldn't make it out for a week. You couldn't wait, you don't say why... had your horse lost a shoe? I respect...
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