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    well, dang it, i was hoping that one of the...

    well, dang it, i was hoping that one of the chicken whisperers here had some magic potion recipe that I could sprinkle on my landscaping. i will move on to bird netting if i get desperate.
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    Learning the Chickens

    new to the world of chickens here. friends are on assignment for the next year and we've taken on 4 lovely orange hens and their tractor house. they each lay an egg a day and pretty much come when...
  3. never changed my name. 17 years and two kids...

    never changed my name. 17 years and two kids later (we 'middle named' them both with my last name), i haven't regretted it for a moment. my husband thinks it's funny when he gets addressed with my...
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    i absolutely hate it. it's why i always have...

    i absolutely hate it.

    it's why i always have the camera in my hands ;)
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    ACP has some great advice :) as a fellow...

    ACP has some great advice :)

    as a fellow cancer survivor and someone who lost her best friend to cancer almost 2 years ago (miss her every f*ing day), i have a writer that i follow who truly 'gets...
  6. my grandmother's advice - you don't marry a man...

    my grandmother's advice - you don't marry a man because you want to live with him, you marry him because you can't live without him.

    you marry someone that helps you to be the best version of you...
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    adorable bungalow! i love them, super cute and...

    adorable bungalow! i love them, super cute and you can do so much with them.

    any reason you wouldn't consider putting a basement under any addition for your storage option?

    i also think a...
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    Nadia - first don't panic. billing gets screwed...

    Nadia - first don't panic. billing gets screwed up all the time, you have to double and triple check everything.

    i have had 4 surgical procedures in the last 18 months and each one had billing...
  9. yeah! go Rocky :) now you do realize that we...

    yeah! go Rocky :)

    now you do realize that we will need follow up pictures of all of this? :)
  10. good lucky Rocky! and King's Ransom, no matter...

    good lucky Rocky!

    and King's Ransom, no matter how this goes - you totally rock for giving a little girl an opportunity like this :)
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    you can come off the ledge. sounds like a...

    you can come off the ledge. sounds like a pressure tank problem to me too. probably an issue with the bladder, so that essentially you just have very little pressure in your system. shouldn't be a...
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    sounds like you got tossed under the bus. the...

    sounds like you got tossed under the bus. the farm owner decided to take the side of the other animal 'caretaker'. easier to scapegoat you, you are not the new neighbor they have to live next to.
    ...
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    love this update :)

    love this update :)
  14. i am interested. i can bring my kids, right? ...

    i am interested.

    i can bring my kids, right?

    (damn, i crack myself up)
  15. PSA: EQUINE HERPESVIRUS MYELOENCEPHALOPATHY (EHM) CONFIRMED IN A VIRGINIA HORSE

    i really hate to see this at the cusp of timber racing and show season, take precautions people.

    from:

    http://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/news/releases-a/041114ehv-1.shtml

    April 10, 2014
    EQUINE...
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    Oh, you sound like such a nice person and this...

    Oh, you sound like such a nice person and this horse looks like a real solid citizen. i'm not sure you should give up on him just yet.

    a horse that has a deep abscess is going to fail a flexion...
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    i couple that really stick with me: a...

    i couple that really stick with me:

    a coworker/friend, that i had worked with for years, who said that i was the most genuine person she'd ever met. that you couldn't tell if i was on the phone...
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    so glad you are ok. file this into the 'mistakes...

    so glad you are ok. file this into the 'mistakes i only make once' drawer.

    i have always told my husband, who is very non-horsey: that while i adore horses, they are large dangerous animals and...
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    wow. 'spoiled' hardly even covers it. if...

    wow.

    'spoiled' hardly even covers it.

    if you say anything, prepare to deal with the fallout. think nuclear. think scorched earth. think decades of ill will...
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    i'm in rural northern va - about 75 miles from...

    i'm in rural northern va - about 75 miles from the nations capital and a world away. since we're three miles outside of our small town, and the volunteer fire department, we don't hear sirens. ever....
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    are you the best version of you when you are with...

    are you the best version of you when you are with him? can you foresee that this might be possible in the near future? if the answer is no than it's time to make a change.

    you can't change other...
  22. so, you wouldn't date your husband if you just...

    so, you wouldn't date your husband if you just met him.

    would he date you?

    would you date you?

    ...
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    so this guy wanted a live foal guarantee? i will...

    so this guy wanted a live foal guarantee? i will echo others and say you really dodged a bullet here.

    what would have happened if you weren't able to conceive or carry a pregnancy to term? if he...
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    PTR - if this is the first time he's every gotten...

    PTR - if this is the first time he's every gotten like this, i'd cut him some slack and chalk it up to his having a bad day. i'd also use it as an opportunity to let him know that it wasn't...
  25. oh, i'd get in front of this. FAST. tell them...

    oh, i'd get in front of this. FAST.

    tell them you reread what you wrote in some of the exchanges with your mother and realized that they might read it and be horribly offended - something that...
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