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  1. [QUOTE=HenryisBlaisin';8261187] I'm sorry for...

    I'm sorry for your troubles and I understand if you don't really have any choice, but the quote above really concerns me. They have baited and switched on you, right out the gate. If they are...
  2. All I can say is: Start out like you intend to...

    All I can say is: Start out like you intend to hold out.

    You need to feel pretty darn certain that MIL keeping baby is good for ALL involved parties BEFORE you ever start down that path (and...
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    Double post. No idea HOW that happened.

    Double post.

    No idea HOW that happened.
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    I want to point out that there are two courts of...

    I want to point out that there are two courts of law.

    Court law: Usually moves at glacial speed, usually "gets it right", innocent until proven guilty.

    Public opinion law: Usually moves at...
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    Things are going okay, not great, just okay

    Due to a crushing schedule, cooler than average temperatures for April/May and an emphasis on increasing bee-friendly plantings , my veggie gardening efforts have been mediocre.

    Spring spinach and...
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    Poll: It is your decision to make

    And with that attitude, Mama just entered the no-fly zone. As in, if it were said to me, it would seal the decision to do exactly what I want and her input would no longer matter.
  7. Van Heusen

    If you have access to an outlet center with a Van Heusen store that carries women's clothing, give them a try. I'm not sure all Van Heusen stores carry women's items, but the one near me does. They...
  8. Can you offer alternative lesson times?

    In regards to opening up additional lesson times, if your schedule, barn schedule and lesson horse availability permits, you might want to consider offering lessons at times other than the peak...
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    Oh this thread has so much potential! ...

    Oh this thread has so much potential!

    Seriously though, I read some of the stuff people write on here and it makes me laugh. I mean, I suppose it is fun to "share" neat stories, but at least try...
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    [QUOTE=Angela Freda;7969688]Kids of teens are not...

    [QUOTE=Angela Freda;7969688]Kids of teens are not the only ones who get free/reduced lunches....?
    Maybe I am not understanding your point letstalkabouthorses?[/QUOTE}

    Oh I know that, and that is...
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    I have read that too, and personally find that to...

    I have read that too, and personally find that to be encouraging.

    However, just something to keep in mind is that when it comes to the discussion of free/reduced school lunch programs, the kids...
  12. FWIW, I would not be comfortable leaving two kids...

    FWIW, I would not be comfortable leaving two kids that age alone for that many hours a day for several days.

    But....given the fact that we are talking about an event many months in the future,...
  13. This strikes me as misuse of a charitable...

    This strikes me as misuse of a charitable resource. Many churches and pantries are stretched thin as it is with folks who don't have $10,000 horses that are neither being leased out or aggressively...
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    But, it is a good starting point. Has anyone...

    But, it is a good starting point.

    Has anyone looked into the failure rate of going Birth Control-less? I'm highly suspicious that it is significantly higher than that of condom failure.
  15. Awwwww....you guys have given me so much great...

    Awwwww....you guys have given me so much great information! Thanks so much!

    We are still pondering where to stay (hotel-wise) when in SF???? If it were just me and my husband, we might would try...
  16. Thanks for the suggestions thus far! Poltroon's...

    Thanks for the suggestions thus far! Poltroon's especially!

    I'm very interested in Kings Canyon, for both the solitude and scenery. (I'm hopeful that it will similar to my experience in Glacier...
  17. San Francisco, Yosemite, Kings Canyon - your suggestions welcome!

    All,

    My family is planning to visit California in early June and I welcome all suggestions for those who have visited the area. The plan is to hit the Bay area, then Yosemite, Kings Canyon, and...
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    Thank you for writing this french fry because I...

    Thank you for writing this french fry because I am in desperate need of the reminder.

    I'm still pretty darn bitter over being rejected for a promotion back in October. I've played the whole...
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    I think everything you have done up to this point...

    I think everything you have done up to this point has been cake...really nice tasty cake.

    Following up and presenting the rider some nice half chaps would be icing...really nice tasty icing. A...
  20. My braces went on at age 39. Did the Damon...

    My braces went on at age 39. Did the Damon system with clear braces in the front and regular metal ones for the rest. My teeth were not terrible to begin with, but I felt straighter teeth was...
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    How about you make going to the Meadow Restaurant...

    How about you make going to the Meadow Restaurant part of the deal...that might help encourage your son to go????

    The Meadow lights are kinda bitter-sweet for me. My maternal grandparents were...
  22. That is NOT a stupid question. If you don't play...

    That is NOT a stupid question. If you don't play softball/baseball, it is not likely that you would know the details.

    Like tbchick said, you want to protect the arm facing the pitcher. So, you...
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    I know you said you don't like peppers, but try...

    I know you said you don't like peppers, but try small amounts anyhow. They add so much depth to the flavors.

    Super-trim beef tips (instead of ground beef) and cooking in the crockpot will be a...
  24. suggested lists

    Here is a list of books my 9yo daughter has recently read and enjoyed:

    The Homework Machine - Dan Gutman
    Savvy - Ingrid Law
    Ungifted - Gordon Korman
    Woods Runner - Gary Paulson
    Zora and Me -...
  25. OP, you have received some really great...

    OP, you have received some really great suggestions thus far. Take it as a positive sign that your daughter is willing to talk to you about her situation...that means that she recognizes she is in...
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