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    So....we get a Triple Crown winner this year?

    So....we get a Triple Crown winner this year?
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    If it's a store I had to travel to, I give them a...

    If it's a store I had to travel to, I give them a different zip. I don't want them getting the idea that we need more stores in my area.

    Southern States asks for a phone # because that is how...
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    Yes. My favorite moment so far this year was when...

    Yes. My favorite moment so far this year was when I was trying to pull some Virginia Creeper that was attempting to establish itself. I gave it one more yank and it pulled out with a snap, and the...
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    Yes. But we live in the rural ghetto. I used to...

    Yes. But we live in the rural ghetto. I used to house sit and several of my clients did not lock up. The ones in the middle of a huge piece of property, I could understand. The ones in a...
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    For future encounters with poison ivy/oak:...

    For future encounters with poison ivy/oak:
    http://www.amazon.com/Labs-Tecnu-Outdoor-Cleanser-12-Ounce/dp/B000A7S3WK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1431441946&sr=8-1&keywords=tecnu
  6. There will definitely be appreciative notes! He...

    There will definitely be appreciative notes! He has grown so much this year, it's incredible :) How you all can wrangle a room full of these beasties, and teach them so much, and maintain your...
  7. Teachers: What do you like to get as year-end Thank You gifts?

    I know it's the thought that counts, but what do you actually like to get? This is for our Kindergarten teacher and her assistant. I would like to give a little token to a school resource teacher...
  8. Yes, but only in the literal sense. Coldest...

    Yes, but only in the literal sense. Coldest night of the year and we woke up that morning to frozen pipes.

    I only had logistical worries. In my mind we were already married.
  9. Thread: Dover sale

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    Absolutely do not go. Your tent sale is before...

    Absolutely do not go. Your tent sale is before ours and if you pick through all the good stuff first, what will I get?

    Seriously, there are some really good deals to be had on good products. I...
  10. Small ceremony now. Big Ol' house warming/baby's...

    Small ceremony now. Big Ol' house warming/baby's first birthday/first anniversary bash next year.
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    Plant some catnip. It will grow almost anywhere,...

    Plant some catnip. It will grow almost anywhere, gets bushy if you let it, and the bees and butterflies LOVE it.

    Be warned, it will take over if you let it.
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    DH and I went for a ride around the fields one...

    DH and I went for a ride around the fields one day and the retired mare, the Border Collie, and Plott Hound came with us. At the far front corner of the field, the neighbor dogs came across the...
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    When a contract position goes permanent, the...

    When a contract position goes permanent, the salary is often renegotiated to compensate for benefits and stability. Contracts are sometimes short-term or extremely at-will. Stability of regular...
  14. Pluto Memorial Service?

    Pluto Memorial Service?
  15. I know a dressage Morgan with a pulled, tidy...

    I know a dressage Morgan with a pulled, tidy mane. He is quite dashing.
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    This thread was, like, 17 pages the last time I...

    This thread was, like, 17 pages the last time I looked at it. Do I need to come back with refreshments?
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    A good many of these posts are reinforcing my...

    A good many of these posts are reinforcing my tendency to avoid skirts and dresses.
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    supershorty - I love her expression at 1:04 when...

    supershorty - I love her expression at 1:04 when you're loping along and then let her go. She goes from, "This is nice" to "Whee!"
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    My jeans had a crotch to butt cheek blow out one...

    My jeans had a crotch to butt cheek blow out one time. No immediate concern as I was going to be inside cleaning most of the day. But it was about the time I had a new horse who was a bit of an...
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    I have the opposite problem. I am Kate. Not...

    I have the opposite problem. I am Kate. Not Katie, Kay, Kaitlyn, Kathy. If you call me Kathryn (yes, r-y-n), then you are someone official.
    Last name changed from weird English (yes, spelled...
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    A dog that comes over a fence and into someone...

    A dog that comes over a fence and into someone else's 'territory' to threaten them is not innocent. Maybe it was made that way, maybe it was born that way. But it is now dangerous. How many true...
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    If you have to shoot it at this point, there...

    If you have to shoot it at this point, there should be no need for the last two S's. Call the police (non-emergency if you kill it) and tell them the same dog you have reported before was...
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    I would not say this is a "thing" in Virginia. I...

    I would not say this is a "thing" in Virginia. I have lived here all of my life and can only recall seeing/hearing of stall sharing being done with lesson or staff owned horses to keep more stalls...
  24. Bumping since I just came across this article*:...

    Bumping since I just came across this article*:
    http://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/our-fear-spiders-innate-not-learned

    It seems that for some people it is a strong innate fear from...
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    We are in the middle of nowhere, halfway between...

    We are in the middle of nowhere, halfway between Richmond and Charlottesville. We dropped DirecTV and got a rooftop antenna for $50 from Amazon. Mounted it in the old satellite mount and Used the...
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