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  1. This is truly a horrendous story, and I'm so glad...

    This is truly a horrendous story, and I'm so glad that the dirtbag was fired. Far too many women, and men, have had to deal with bullying/abuse/harassment/sexual harassment on the job. ...
  2. Oh, I like him! Fabulous color. And yes, being a...

    Oh, I like him! Fabulous color. And yes, being a snowcap, he will throw color. And the one born with minimal characteristics will probably fool everyone and suddenly shed out one spring with wild...
  3. Zipper pulls. I've seen the pottery made with...

    Zipper pulls.

    I've seen the pottery made with horse hair, and it's very pretty, and every piece is unique.
  4. I like the grid idea. And yes, there is a major...

    I like the grid idea. And yes, there is a major drainage problem that I can do nothing about. It has to do with when the houses were built, basically. My slightly uphill neighbor drains all of the...
  5. Cow carpet --- would it work in this case?

    I am considering putting cow carpet (geotextile fabric) in my back yard --- that or just making it a giant concrete slab --- because it spends so much time underwater. I know it works well in cattle...
  6. I swear by tomato juice, it's what we always used...

    I swear by tomato juice, it's what we always used on the dogs at the farm and it worked beautifully. After the tomato juice bath, we'd use almost an entire bottle on conditioner on their coat...
  7. Darn if I haven't joined the rest of you. I...

    Darn if I haven't joined the rest of you. I leak. And I have a cold or allergy now that has me coughing up my lungs...and leaking. I guess you have to be tough to be old!?? Have to look into...
  8. Hugs. So sorry about his passing, but he wasn't...

    Hugs. So sorry about his passing, but he wasn't the David you knew anymore. He is no longer suffering, which is a huge blessing, and you have an amazing faith to sustain you. Plus all of us. I...
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    I cut mine back to keep within the space I want...

    I cut mine back to keep within the space I want them to stay in, and I chop them back any time they are too big. Doesn't seem to hurt them at all. Cut them back if you want to or leave them big. I...
  10. Traditionally, being Catholic, the gift should be...

    Traditionally, being Catholic, the gift should be something religious --- child's name is Patrick, then a plaque or small statue of St. Patrick, etc. However, rather than a cash gift --- which I...
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    You're better off to spay before the dog first...

    You're better off to spay before the dog first comes into heat, so that would be in the 5-6 month range for most females. That will prevent the dog from having some of the health problems caused by...
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    I have a baseball hat that says Don't Panic on...

    I have a baseball hat that says Don't Panic on it.

    Human Resource Department of Cyber Cybernetics --- first ones up against the wall when the revolution comes.

    And don't forget Vogon poetry!
  13. AQHA, or Paint, or Appy shows --- it's all the...

    AQHA, or Paint, or Appy shows --- it's all the same. The class is actually Western Pleasure Under English Tack.
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    I'm guessing you should go Novice because there...

    I'm guessing you should go Novice because there will be more inexperienced people who are just getting their feet wet. Am/Owner would be my next guess as to where to start. Open will be heavy with...
  15. Tobiano, absolutely.

    Tobiano, absolutely.
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    I haven't decided yet what kind of pie I'll get...

    I haven't decided yet what kind of pie I'll get --- I love French Silk, so that may be the winner. Or maybe apple. Or cherry. Heck, one of each! :-) After all, Pi Day only comes once every 100...
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    Quilts are great fun to make and there are lots...

    Quilts are great fun to make and there are lots of ways to make them without a pattern. I've made flannel rag quilts for my bed, and they are super warm and super easy to make. I also make lap...
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    My new Transitions lenses DO get dark in the car,...

    My new Transitions lenses DO get dark in the car, which is great. And they get VERY dark. I still think it's a pita to wear glasses, but having Transitions helps, and I really do enjoy seeing...
  19. There was a show --- probably C-rated --- and a...

    There was a show --- probably C-rated --- and a local professional judge was there. She was walking a safe distance behind a line-up of horses writing down the winning numbers when one of the horses...
  20. Person leading their new Arab (breed mentioned...

    Person leading their new Arab (breed mentioned only to indicate horse's size) into a 2-horse side-by-side trailer. Person stepped out of people door and horse followed him right out --- jumping onto...
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    We use white boards at a lot of dog shows where I...

    We use white boards at a lot of dog shows where I work gate, and it does help. Sometimes we have large sheets of paper with the order posted, and that is just as good --- you can mark off conflicts,...
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    Bonanza and High Chaparral. Alias Smith and...

    Bonanza and High Chaparral. Alias Smith and Jones was a lot of fun. And it was always good when Disney (Wonderful World of Color) ran an episode with horses!
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    No personal experience, but my former farrier...

    No personal experience, but my former farrier lost a leg below the knee when a horse flipped on him and to make a long story short, he had to have the leg amputated. Not only did he return to...
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    A standard, off the shelf machine isn't going to...

    A standard, off the shelf machine isn't going to be sturdy enough. You need something that has the ability to sew through heavy fabric/layers of fabric/nylon strapping. A good old Singer might...
  25. Poll: The HR people where I work will be the first ones...

    The HR people where I work will be the first ones up against the wall when the revolution comes. (Thank you, Douglas Adams.)

    Our HR people are masters are turning everything around and making it...
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