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    No SO & the cat's won't pull their weight. They...

    No SO & the cat's won't pull their weight. They say they can't do dishes b.c they don't have any thumbs, but it's just an excuse.

    I kind of like it - my mess, I clean it. If I want to leave...
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    I go through phases - I can be on top of things,...

    I go through phases - I can be on top of things, or I let it alllllll go. Once it goes, it keeps going.... and when the place is a dump, I feel the same way.

    The mood usually strikes in the...
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    The Man from Snowy River

    I love the poem, love the movie. I found this on youtube:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fs_-DKUimeo

    It makes my heart beat fast!

    (trying to avoid cleaning the house for Thanksgiving :))
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    How about horsey movies with male protagonists?

    How about horsey movies with male protagonists?
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    I have often thought about the gender thing with...

    I have often thought about the gender thing with horses & it is fascinating. I even asked a sociologist about it. 50 yrs ago, it was a male dominated industry. It was hard to find a female trainer...
  6. Thread: My new girl

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    Glad you all got home in one piece. What a...

    Glad you all got home in one piece. What a lovely girl. It is great that she found someone who can appreciate her saddlebred spirit! Best of luck & keep us posted. What fun you will have.
  7. Pictures of Misty's cousin!! you can't just leave...

    Pictures of Misty's cousin!! you can't just leave us hanging like that.
  8. When the coyotes are wandering in the pasture the...

    When the coyotes are wandering in the pasture the barn n the middle of the day, it is no surprise that cats can get taken :( Even owls on occasion, too.

    I hear them singing & see them all the...
  9. All good ones. Thanks! I don't have my own...

    All good ones. Thanks!

    I don't have my own barn cats, mine are all the free loading inside type, but they certainly could go wild. I am not sure if I could get all three of them in a nativity...
  10. My mare pees on the tail strap :( I now prefer...

    My mare pees on the tail strap :( I now prefer the leg straps & can only prevent pee splashes if I don't criss cross them. It gets all over her legs. Boo. luckily things seem to stay straight...
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  12. Out of Christmas card ideas- can i steal yours?

    I have created a monster. Every year I do a funny card & now I am finally plum out of ideas. They are in high demand, so I am feeling the pressure

    The theme is usually the horse or cats, without...
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    I am dying right now. You have created, as my...

    I am dying right now. You have created, as my English prof colleagues would say, an evocative word portrait.

    We have turkeys here in east side St Paul (not known as the best area), and now that I...
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    My family of three (only child) would raise about...

    My family of three (only child) would raise about 12 turkeys each year. We would sell them to family friends, most of which had huge families with gigantic Thanksgiving dinners. Every year we would...
  15. I am not sure why being a racist, misogynistic,...

    I am not sure why being a racist, misogynistic, homophobic nutjob has to do with the free market, but the GOP has been taken over by these whackos b/c they shell out the $ & pander to the fears of...
  16. I consolidated with a low interest rate,...

    I consolidated with a low interest rate, stretched it over just about my entire lifetime with increasing payments as time goes on. I do get the discount for autopay.

    It is a decent chunk each...
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    I've been doing this for years. It is the most...

    I've been doing this for years. It is the most fun, ever. Everyone that has to go to family events hears about it and is jealous. We eat, we watch a movie (napping allowed during movie), then we...
  18. I am both a crazy horse person & a crazy cat...

    I am both a crazy horse person & a crazy cat lady. Embrace it.


    Vet was out for fall shots last week. I started a micromanagement type of question with "you are going to think I am crazy but"...
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    :mad::mad: That is horrible, as well as...

    :mad::mad: That is horrible, as well as completely stupid. Why would you scream around horses, period, let alone while someone is on one bolting around. Your role as instructor is to keep rider...
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    My camp counselor told me that when I was 12. I...

    My camp counselor told me that when I was 12. I wish I was as fat now as I was then!!
  21. River crossing looks super fun!!

    River crossing looks super fun!!
  22. A nut instructor who will not be named in western...

    A nut instructor who will not be named in western MA took us on similar trails as a kid. He took one of his clients five gaited show horses on those rides :eek:

    It was good prep for my riding...
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    label, label, label! It is hard to come in as a...

    label, label, label! It is hard to come in as a student & try to remember everything. Label all the tack with names, label all the storage spots, maybe even include a list "where things go" or...
  24. another thanks for loving the barn kitties. It...

    another thanks for loving the barn kitties. It is too bad they can't keep each other warm. Can they get to hay storage? That is usually toasty enough. and it makes them smell delightful. Any of...
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    If the doc told you to go to a pod, you need to...

    If the doc told you to go to a pod, you need to go! Infections can spread & get nasty, fast. Please reach out to someone who will help you get to the care you need.

    Maybe you can call back...
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