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    There is obviously someone who is getting...

    There is obviously someone who is getting overzealous with the pink princess stuff. She is trying to nip it in the bud with this letter. Having to track down everyone and make sure that you say the...
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    Last weekend was our local county fair. We went,...

    Last weekend was our local county fair. We went, had fun, came home. A couple hours later, I got a call that I'd won a raffle I registered for. I went back to pick it up and remembered the ride...
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    Many years ago, I was stiffed on a barn-sitting...

    Many years ago, I was stiffed on a barn-sitting job. It was partly my fault for not getting a more solid commitment from the trainer with regards to when, how, etc. I would get paid. She dropped...
  4. Definitely hills. Long, slow work will condition...

    Definitely hills. Long, slow work will condition the muscles best. Once he is more fit, he will be able to bend more easily. If he loves trails so much, do leg yields past trees and things like...
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    I'm sorry. You did absolutely right by him and...

    I'm sorry.
    You did absolutely right by him and were there with him at the end.
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    He obviously wasn't ashamed enough to stop it (or...

    He obviously wasn't ashamed enough to stop it (or better yet, not start) before he was found out.
  7. Thread: Ceiling Height?

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    Thank you. That at least gives me a starting...

    Thank you. That at least gives me a starting point to decide if it's feasible.
  8. Thread: Ceiling Height?

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    Ceiling Height?

    I was poking around Google and the thread about shedrowing and different facilities came up.
    http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/showthread.php?357103-Indoor-stable-exercise-track-common

    What is...
  9. When I was pregnant, they told me I would crave...

    When I was pregnant, they told me I would crave whatever my body was needing at that time. I tended to crave meat, specifically hamburgers*. I was warned that if the cravings got really weird -...
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    Whole tomatoes (quartered as needed), tomato...

    Whole tomatoes (quartered as needed), tomato sauce, tomato jam, if you have a dehydrator, then sundried tomatoes. Bloody Mary Mix, though this needs more heat.

    Canning tomatoes is not that bad. ...
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    Synchronicity.

    Synchronicity.
  12. I'm amazed that they lasted this long. She...

    I'm amazed that they lasted this long. She always seemed a bit too high maintenance for the equal effort required of marriage.

    Of course, it could all be a publicity stunt.
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    I mowed over a Yellow Jacket nest a week or so...

    I mowed over a Yellow Jacket nest a week or so ago. Five stings, through jeans. I was running for the house and stripping as I went. Thank goodness for rural living. Itchy, hot, hard, swollen...
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    Maymont is a wonderful park. I've been visiting...

    Maymont is a wonderful park. I've been visiting my whole life and the animals always look pleasant and happy. The bear incident was 2006, I believe. It was a sad case of public health and a stupid...
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    Similar but worse incident in Richmond several...

    Similar but worse incident in Richmond several years ago. A woman helped her kid over the barrier fence to feed the black bears and the child was bitten. Both bears had to be euthanized because...
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    And it's in situations like that where I've...

    And it's in situations like that where I've experienced it...the lightbulb was the main or only source of light. I can't recall noticing it in barns with an alternative overhead light source.
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    A word of advice when installing the fans...Make...

    A word of advice when installing the fans...Make sure the blades do not cross in front of your light source. You'll give yourself vertigo with the dark/light oscillations.
  18. Great minds think alike, Tab!

    Great minds think alike, Tab!
  19. I volunteer as Tribute! ....Wait...wrong...

    I volunteer as Tribute!

    ....Wait...wrong fiction...
  20. I don't know if it was ever popular, but my first...

    I don't know if it was ever popular, but my first trainer had a braided show bridle. It had plaited reins with it and I coveted that bridle. I finally found something similar and once I can justify...
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    Even if you don't turn him in at the local...

    Even if you don't turn him in at the local shelter, call them and file a "Found Dog" report. That way if the owner comes to them looking, they have a record.
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    This reminds me of a coworker of my husband's. ...

    This reminds me of a coworker of my husband's. The guy's wife had a few horses and they pasture boarded a couple, and he liked to come in and brag about what they had going on at their place. He...
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    The Goldfinches love it, too :)

    The Goldfinches love it, too :)
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    Before I met him, my husband moved from Utah to...

    Before I met him, my husband moved from Utah to Virginia. He loved the POD and recommends it whenever he can. The stuff was packed the way he wanted it, he had time to do it right, and on the drive...
  25. My husband and I are not Episcopal. We were...

    My husband and I are not Episcopal. We were married in an Episcopal church because we liked the history of the building. We did have to do the two or three counseling sessions with the preacher...
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