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  1. Hold the phone and slap the baby, I actually...

    Hold the phone and slap the baby, I actually agree with Fairfax -- ONLY YOU can determine what you want to risk for this issue. I'm always reminded of the old New England gravestone "he died...
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    Thanks to your reply and Google, I think I get it...

    Thanks to your reply and Google, I think I get it now. The pressure of the water is supposed to seal the gasket (that might be the wrong word!) over those holes. Assuming that it's there for a...
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    What the heck is this, and why?

    An outbuilding at my new place has a nice outside water faucet. Perfect location for horse baths or car washing. Shortly after I moved in I hooked up one of my hoses, turned it on, and watched in...
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    I lost the live feed. Hope someone will post a...

    I lost the live feed. Hope someone will post a replay if I don't find one on Facebook!
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    Forget the kids, I am very glad I am living in...

    Forget the kids, I am very glad I am living in the age of Google, being old enough to remember the Dewey decimal system and the – I can't remember what they're called – rooms full of card drawers....
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    Well for starters I never say nought. Well...

    Well for starters I never say nought. Well occasionally when I'm being dramatic I might say "it was all for nought"!

    I'm all over the map when I'm saying a phone number. Five three oh, seven oh...
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    I need the ADDress but I adDRESS an envelope, or...

    I need the ADDress but I adDRESS an envelope, or the audience, or whatever

    aDULT

    offen

    CROW-k's (the apostrophe represents that New England way of swallowing the last syllable, like Medford=...
  8. So the picture I liked with the red "blaze" on...

    So the picture I liked with the red "blaze" on the pippie in the top left corner... was that Greatness? Or Coby? Trying to match that little nose to an entire snake.

    I love Rosetta's markings! ...
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    Another vote for surgery -- after four emergency...

    Another vote for surgery -- after four emergency trips in a year, I had the surgery on my 2yo cat Calvin and he lived to 14 without another episode (and died from something entirely unrelated). Such...
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    Myrna, I might have to send you a PM if you don't...

    Myrna, I might have to send you a PM if you don't come back here, but I'll give this a shot… Where you have those lights, do your horses not set off the motion sensor? The pasture is right outside my...
  11. Wow, with my beloved Desmond, who was a piece of...

    Wow, with my beloved Desmond, who was a piece of work in the biting department, I made several trips to urgent care/emergency room. The most wonderful cat in the world except for his tendency to...
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    Thanks for the ideas -- I had actually forgotten...

    Thanks for the ideas -- I had actually forgotten about headlamps! At my old place there was about a 3 week window where they were appropriate (dark enough at feeding time to need them, and horses...
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    That is a possibility, perhaps in conjunction...

    That is a possibility, perhaps in conjunction with something else. I do like the idea of the path being illuminated. I was think of something a bit stronger than that though. In my imagination (!)...
  14. "Sexier and glossier"? PLEASE! Not everything...

    "Sexier and glossier"? PLEASE! Not everything has to be sexy and glossy. There was plenty of earthy chemistry, both sexual and not, amongst the characters in the BBC series, but it wasn't a focal...
  15. Cool picture! Tell me (please) what I am seeing...

    Cool picture! Tell me (please) what I am seeing in the top left corner. Obviously a little snake head. But it looks to me like he/she almost has a "blaze" but in a sort of crimson color -- and at...
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    Outdoor lighting for chores

    While I am enjoying the long days at my new place this summer, I am smart enough to be thinking ahead to feeding in the winter, when it's apt to be dark for both morning and evening feedings! I do...
  17. Here's my ignorance talking -- what the heck...

    Here's my ignorance talking -- what the heck takes them so long getting out of the egg? They have an opening -- they are just the right shape for sneaking our of an opening like that -- why don't...
  18. Thread: toxic people

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    It's an addiction like any other. It takes time...

    It's an addiction like any other. It takes time and repetition for a new habit to form.

    Focus on understanding what is best for you overall, not just on a given day when you're feeling lonely....
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    A few things. First, what if the states with...

    A few things.


    First, what if the states with low gun crime have an attribute that other states can't achieve? Like low population. We just throw our hands in the air and say, darn, there's...
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    Well sort of. Where's the problem with that? Does...

    Well sort of. Where's the problem with that? Does it not make sense to start with the biggest problem? I'm sure some people were also killed by faulty can openers, but forgive me if can opener...
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    Ask Senator Deed if he is glad his son had a...

    Ask Senator Deed if he is glad his son had a knife. Instead of a gun. The fact that you can ask him gives the answer.

    I am tired of the absolutism of the arguments. Certain changes to gun laws...
  22. Thread: Draw a Stickman

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    I imagine the Dragon is going to end up the same...

    I imagine the Dragon is going to end up the same way no matter what, but I want to try it again and draw a bouquet of flowers in my stick man's hand.
  23. Thread: Best Maple Syrup

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    I never thought to distinguish among maple...

    I never thought to distinguish among maple syrups, like on a brand or a location basis. My only requirement is that it IS maple syrup, not one of those odd pancake syrups with a thimbleful of maple...
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    A couple of things. I tend to be wordy, so I...

    A couple of things. I tend to be wordy, so I don't see that the length of the email is inappropriate. It's not like you delve into TMI or a sob story or anything like that. I would however take...
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    Social media and being overly pushy

    I bred horses for about 10 years. Mainly foals from one phenomenal broodmare who I lost to colic in 2013. I am in touch with, or at least have contact info for, the owners of all of her foals except...
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