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    OP: Ruth0552 just said it best. 4 years is an...

    OP:
    Ruth0552 just said it best.

    4 years is an eyeblink.
    If things are this bad so early in the relationship you are kidding yourself that your life with this man is good.
    Get out before it...
  2. No matter how you spell it, I am NOT a fan either...

    No matter how you spell it, I am NOT a fan either :no:

    One barn I boarded at had a large barncat - at least 15#.
    We found him floating at the edge of a pond, drowned - noone can tell me a 'coon...
  3. Well, as of last night the 2 boys are relocated...

    Well, as of last night the 2 boys are relocated to my basement & uncaged.

    Saturday night I found evidence "something" had visited the barn - feed can overturned (lid stayed on!) and cat cages in...
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    Depends. My WB is a wide guy - big ribcage. I...

    Depends.
    My WB is a wide guy - big ribcage.
    I had a Stubben fitter out 2yrs ago & the semi- custom Maestoso I settled on has fit both horse & me from Day One.
    FWIW, my previous saddle was also a...
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    :lol: A better question would be: Who hasn't? ...

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    A better question would be: Who hasn't?

    My PT Cruiser can carry 6 bags of shavings & 100# of feed when the back seat is collapsed.
    Never tried hay, but it is probably good for at least 6...
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    This one had me eating it daily for weeks: ...

    This one had me eating it daily for weeks:

    http://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1014942-baby-spinach-salad-with-dates-and-almonds

    I "cheat" and nuke the nuts & pita.
    Worth shopping round to get...
  7. Bombproof got it right. My current (3rd in...

    Bombproof got it right.

    My current (3rd in almost 30yrs) pair of custom Dehners is 13yo & going strong.
    Not only are my feet wide, but I have an uber-high arch. These boots feel like bedroom...
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    What fordtraktor said! @ 5ac per horse I'd be...

    What fordtraktor said!
    @ 5ac per horse I'd be living in the street!

    I am in NW IN & have 5ac total with about 3 of that dedicated to the barn (36X36), attached indoor (60X120), sacrifice paddock...
  9. What RAyers said. I am on my 2nd 4-Star - the...

    What RAyers said.

    I am on my 2nd 4-Star - the first (1996 2H BP) lived outdoors for 16yrs and still looked brand new.
    Replaced it 5yrs ago with another 4-Star (this one a 1997 model - 2H GN) that...
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    Totally on me, back in the day when helmets had...

    Totally on me, back in the day when helmets had no chinstrap, jumped my TB & he "cracked his back" (really good bascule) over the fence so hard my helmet came off.
    And bonked him right between the...
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    My City 2-flat was an ugly battleship gray with...

    My City 2-flat was an ugly battleship gray with pink trim (think: Pepto Bismol) when we bought it.
    Repainting was not optional.
    I did a simple line drawing of the house & made copies.
    Then using...
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    The potatoes!!!!:lol: Sigh... sometimes The...

    The potatoes!!!!:lol:

    Sigh... sometimes The Domino Effect wins.
    Asshat A parks so far over a line you have no choice but squeezing so close to them your passenger door is in jeapordy.
    And if the...
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    :D In the US we call this version Deviled Eggs...

    :D In the US we call this version Deviled Eggs there as many regional variations as there are home cooks!
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    Shakshouka!!!! Super Yum & easy. Turkish friend...

    Shakshouka!!!! Super Yum & easy.
    Turkish friend taught me her version : 9

    SuziQ:
    Magic Quiche?
    http://recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-detail.asp?recipe=345388
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    SuziQ - blueberries would make purple "ice cream"...

    SuziQ - blueberries would make purple "ice cream" :D
    At least they do that to my smoothies.

    But you are 100% right about the frozen banana "ice cream" :yes:
    I add a spoon of cocoa powder to make...
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    All you brave souls gardening in shorts! I am so...

    All you brave souls gardening in shorts!
    I am so terrified of ticks even when we had unseasonal 80s I was wearing sweatpants to weedwhack the veggie garden.
    My legs shall remain fishbelly white...
  17. You may surprise yourself with what you thought...

    You may surprise yourself with what you thought you needed as opposed to what you can live very happily with.

    I boarded my horses for 15 years before bringing them home (10yrs ago) & I thought I...
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    Depends. What kind of neighborhood would you...

    Depends.
    What kind of neighborhood would you like?
    Chicago is a huge city & has lots of choices.
    I lived there for over 40years, mostly on the North side.
    But I grew up in the 'burbs & boarded...
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    Jingling AND shaking the COTH Magic Muck Fork to...

    Jingling AND shaking the COTH Magic Muck Fork to give your girl the right idea.
    Poop, mare, POOP!!!
  20. :D msj: When I was a YoungThang (20s) I got my...

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    msj:
    When I was a YoungThang (20s) I got my first cat because the landlord did not allow dogs. I'd never had cats as a kid since I had an aunt who was deathly afraid of them.
    He was about 1yo...
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    soloud: Just had to put in my $.02. Maybe your...

    soloud:
    Just had to put in my $.02.
    Maybe your experience relates to OTTBs that actually ran.
    How about the failures?
    My OTTB never got his JC tattoo - washed out at 2yo.
    But the trainer kept...
  22. Thanks for the jingles, msj! Peggy - that's...

    Thanks for the jingles, msj!

    Peggy - that's what I'm hoping for these 2.
    But no office/tackroom or anywhere shutoffable to let these 2 be loose the first time.
    I'm thinking whichever seems to...
  23. The boys are home. Side by side in cages. I...

    The boys are home.
    Side by side in cages.
    I draped the back of each cage so they have some private space, but front 1/3 of cages is open so they can see/sniff each other.
    Thanks for the litter tip...
  24. :confused: Peanut butter? Well, some Old Wives...

    :confused: Peanut butter?
    Well, some Old Wives Tales have a grain of fact.
    If I can get to the point where touching paws is an option I may "butter" these cats ;)

    Right now I am batting zero...
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    What I like in my salads: The Kitchen Sink :D ...

    What I like in my salads:
    The Kitchen Sink :D

    Currently I am on a massaged kale kick.
    Like playing with your food :cool:
    Fringe Benefit: the oil is good for my cuticles.
    When I used...
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