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  1. We are in a watershed, so I can't bury them here....

    We are in a watershed, so I can't bury them here. The two so far that have died up here have been picked up by a rep from the rendering company about 40 miles away. In both cases a super nice guy...
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    I get the email payslip confirmations from...

    I get the email payslip confirmations from someone with the same, somewhat unusual name. Unfortunately, I don't get her paychecks.... I did email her employer, but it still happens.

    Oh, and I'm...
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    My new horse arrived with the perfect dressage...

    My new horse arrived with the perfect dressage tail which has degenerated radically into the toilet brush look because I'm too terrified to take scissors to it... If I can stand to leave it alone...
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    I'm going to an "away" show and I'm not going to...

    I'm going to an "away" show and I'm not going to wear white breeches... (and my new helmet would give her the vapors...)
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    I'm sorry you are going through this. My father...

    I'm sorry you are going through this. My father is having dementia issues and I know how hard it can be. He is 4000 miles away, which makes it even more difficult

    Sounds like you are doing a...
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    I promise you, if you have a trigger, once you...

    I promise you, if you have a trigger, once you find it, you will have no great desire to continue eating whatever it is that makes you feel bad.

    (I lost about 10lbs in a couple of months after I...
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    Yes on the salt :) I'm allergic to dairy, I like...

    Yes on the salt :) I'm allergic to dairy, I like to breathe, so butter is out for me. And if I don't buy it, no-one else is going to, so they get what's in the house!

    (but yes, I used to like a...
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    I ditched dairy completely, and my persistent...

    I ditched dairy completely, and my persistent cough and wheezing disappeared overnight.

    When it comes down to a choice between cheese or breathing, breathing wins every time.

    Salt Lake City...
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    We use olive oil...

    We use olive oil...
  10. The Juke does have 4 doors :) The rear door...

    The Juke does have 4 doors :) The rear door handles aren't entirely obvious... and the rear seat isn't for tall adults...

    Mine is an automatic. I live in the mountains. Manual is too much like...
  11. I'd start with Alexander or Feldenkrais, too. ...

    I'd start with Alexander or Feldenkrais, too. Get aligned, get body aware, know what it's supposed to feel like before you do anything else.

    If I can find a Feldenkrais practitioner in rural...
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    Gah, Velvet! I mean, you know they didn't do it...

    Gah, Velvet! I mean, you know they didn't do it deliberately, but still!!!
  13. I do love my Nissan Juke. I've just bought my...

    I do love my Nissan Juke. I've just bought my second one. This,time I went for the souped up Nismo version. It has excellent gas mileage, is super fun and very (very!) quick, the 4 WD is seriously...
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    Kwill, you forget how tough life was for 10 years...

    Kwill, you forget how tough life was for 10 years or so after the war in the UK. Much of the infrastructure was destroyed, imports were expensive and difficult. Everything was still rationed,...
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    Ah, Rotomill... A greatly sought after product...

    Ah, Rotomill... A greatly sought after product around here! We have quite a bit of I-80 spread thickly on our driveways. We rented a heavy roller to compact ours.

    As an aside, our freeways...
  16. My 30 year old came in for dinner on July 3 with...

    My 30 year old came in for dinner on July 3 with a disgusting looking eye, but her was hungry and cheerful and is already on a full compliment of antinflamatories, and it was the night before a...
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    Lovely. Some Mr Toad's wild ride moments, but...

    Lovely. Some Mr Toad's wild ride moments, but hey, yes, droolworthy indeed! And a nice tactful ride!
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    Lady E, I've just dragged up an old post of mine...

    Lady E, I've just dragged up an old post of mine that might be helpful. Alcohol Fusion is in the title.
  19. I'm bringing this up for Lady Eboshi. Gosh, this...

    I'm bringing this up for Lady Eboshi. Gosh, this is 5 years ago now! The old man is still with us, both patterns are solidly fused and look pretty gnarly. He gets around pretty well on a quarter...
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    The chance of a bad reaction to hock injections...

    The chance of a bad reaction to hock injections is miniscule compared to the benefits. I'd definitely do that before tildren. Especially when your aim is ultimately frankly to degrade the joint so...
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    That is exactly the size of my ring at home...

    That is exactly the size of my ring at home (measured in 8ft railroad ties...) It's tough on anything over 16 hands, but it is doable as long as you don't ride in it ALL the time.
  22. A couple of boards screwed diagonally across the...

    A couple of boards screwed diagonally across the corner of you stall, or a right angled triangle made out of wood stuck in the corner if you/BO are queasy about screwing stuff into the stall walls,...
  23. Thread: Is My Horse Feral?

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    I think my response might have been to tell her...

    I think my response might have been to tell her to fj... oh, wait, family board, lets not go there...
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    Statin side effects can include pretty severe...

    Statin side effects can include pretty severe muscle pain, as I discovered.

    Try red yeast rice. That's what lowered my levels (I don't eat any dairy and not a lot of meat so there weren't many...
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    Just about to head out for a follow up...

    Just about to head out for a follow up appointment with my back doc 3 weeks after having my SI and piriformis injected.

    I may kiss him.

    After a year of pretty much constant pain, I am pain...
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