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  1. I love a banana and PB sandwich, but never...

    I love a banana and PB sandwich, but never thought of adding apple, thanks Hoopoe.

    I also like PB and cream cheese sandwiches. Too messy if fried tho :lol:
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    God Speed Bear, it sounds like you were very well...

    God Speed Bear, it sounds like you were very well loved, and left your mark on the humans left behind. :sadsmile:
  3. Currently -6 degrees, with the Wind Chill of -26...

    Currently -6 degrees, with the Wind Chill of -26 degrees in Central PA. The boys that are out are blanketed, with sheds, lots of hay, and heated water. They seem quite content. And surprised that I...
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    Trailering out to ride all the time would make me...

    Trailering out to ride all the time would make me wackadoodle. But not everyone can ride out from their farm, if this is important to you do your research on the surrounding area, what is rideable...
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    I don't think they realize how offensive they...

    I don't think they realize how offensive they are. Just as someone with a wacky sense of humour often does not realize how their jests are taken by others.

    I think aggressive personalities think...
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    We did this for our expansion tank which is in...

    We did this for our expansion tank which is in the upper barn, in a corner that is banked on two sides by dirt. DH built a box out of styrofoam insulation, and we keep a 60watt bulb burning there...
  7. I often think about the differences in People. ...

    I often think about the differences in People. How some are so competitive, some are happy to just sail along content in their own lives.

    That often segues into why are some people just so...
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    Amazing wealth of info on this older thread: ...

    Amazing wealth of info on this older thread: http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?36502-Outfitting-New-Trailer-What-Can-t-You-Live-Without
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    I still feed it, mostly because it attracts birds...

    I still feed it, mostly because it attracts birds to the manure, which they tear apart. I no longer have to drag my pastures, the 'piles' of manure are no more. When I started feeding BOSS, I used...
  10. Watch. This. Video. I have no connection...

    Watch. This. Video.

    I have no connection with this horse/people. But I so often see people searching for the perfect husband/grandchild/guest horse. This is that horse, in a plain brown...
  11. Knowing how to drive stick is a very useful skill...

    Knowing how to drive stick is a very useful skill on a Farm. :) I probably drive a stick more than I drive automatic.

    Another useful skill is writing your basic communications. A Thank You note...
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    I just want to thank whomever posted the link to...

    I just want to thank whomever posted the link to the Wanda Sykes stand up comedy routines. I sent it to my walking buddies, and we all enjoyed them immensely. On our walk yesterday, we quoted a lot...
  13. You are also losing the potential income from...

    You are also losing the potential income from those 'couple of extra stalls' that she is storing her hay in.

    I no longer negotiate on anything in my barn. The profit margin is small enough as...
  14. Grandma Storns Herb Wheel ...

    Grandma Storns Herb Wheel https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/341998047/the-herb-wheel-spice-up-your-kitchen-life

    Recommended to me by someone here on COTH last year when I had the same...
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    I don't see going home as 'giving up'. Sometimes...

    I don't see going home as 'giving up'. Sometimes we need an emotional recharge that only home can give us. The world will still be out there when you are ready.

    Plenty of my customers live in...
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    Prayers, healing thoughts, Jingles, the works!

    Prayers, healing thoughts, Jingles, the works!
  17. Going on 35 years. We are a cliche, I married...

    Going on 35 years. We are a cliche, I married the boy next door. First time I saw him I was just turning 13, he was 18. While I can still admire a good looking man, I've never really 'looked' at...
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    I am so Thankful for my Family. My DH is truly...

    I am so Thankful for my Family. My DH is truly the best thing to ever happen to me. Our children are a source of happiness, pride and unending love.

    Thankful for all my good boarders, who love...
  19. Suz I am so sorry to hear about your DH. I know...

    Suz I am so sorry to hear about your DH. I know he was not well, but your loss is great. We are thinking about you, and sending you love and Hugs.
  20. Sannois-I am sorry I did not know about Ditchy. ...

    Sannois-I am sorry I did not know about Ditchy. I can remember when you found her, and how mad you were at whomever would dump a kitty in the ditch. So, I guess I've 'known' you for over 14 years? ...
  21. luvmydutch, you are doing the best thing for your...

    luvmydutch, you are doing the best thing for your boy. ((Hugs)) Tell them to keep you updated with photos.

    And as Crone says, you would have backup homes on here.
  22. Thread: Earth Homes

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    DH has built two earth-sheltered homes for me. ...

    DH has built two earth-sheltered homes for me. :) The first was in the Poconos (not the one Cutter 99 was refering to) and is still going strong.

    We started the second one in 2012, for our...
  23. That is very good news, especially for me since I...

    That is very good news, especially for me since I was plotting on how to get my hot hands on him for trail riding. :lol:
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    Rest in Peace Jake. Miss Anne Thrope, you did...

    Rest in Peace Jake. Miss Anne Thrope, you did the right thing for Jake, even tho you feel like hell right now.
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    Well this is particularly true on Finnegan, I...

    Well this is particularly true on Finnegan, I would think. I don't think I've ever seen another horse enjoy a water crossing quite as much as he does :D
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