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Love Train... All Aboard HR related

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  • Love Train... All Aboard HR related

    Disclaimer :No Feelings were harmed in the posting of this thread.

    This thread is rated G for everyone. it has been edited for content and formatted to fit into the alloted time.

    So I went out to see SRB and I was paying my usual homage with carrots and apples and ginger snaps, ( SRB informed me that if I didn't bring ginger snaps don't even bother to show up) he passed gas but instead of the usual methane a beautiful rainbow shot out of his posterior and butterflies flew
    all around us.
    I suddenly fell into a groovy kind of mood, and instead of yelling at the cluelessness I found myself smiling at everyone.
    I wished the children at the barn a nice ride.
    I patted all the sweet little doggies and gave them treats.
    On the way home, I passed some cyclists and I smiled and waved at them.
    So, all aboard the love train.
    I love alla ya'll.


    There is some insulin and syringes in the first aid kit for anyone going into a diabetic coma after reading this thread.
    "They'll be no butter in hell."

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    Drugs are bad. Stay away from drugs. They will hurt you and make you do bad things.
    Thus do we growl that our big toes have, at this moment, been thrown up from below!

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      “I'm here to tell you about drugs and alcohol and why they're bad, mkay? So, first of all, uh, smokin's bad. You shouldn't smoke. And, uh, alcohol is bad. You shouldn't drink alcohol. And, uh, as for drugs, well, drugs are bad. You shouldn't do drugs. Okay, that about wraps up my introduction, now uh, are there any questions?”- Mr. Mackey
      I'm not arguing, I'm just explaining why I'm right
      Violence doesn't end violence. It extends it. Break the cycle.

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      • #4
        They say being around our 'pets' can release endorphins and give one a feeling of well being. This would explain our sometimes addictive need to be just near our horse.

        Or some one hit the bottle before they went to the barn. In such a mood altered state was it safe for you to drive?
        “You'll always miss 100% of the shots you don't take.” - Wayne Gretsky

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        • #5
          So, what was in those Gingersnaps, eh?
          Riding: The art of keeping a horse between you and the ground.

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          • #6
            ROFLMBO
            OMG HAHAHAHAHAHAHA
            When my horse passes gas. I don't get rainbows....
            I do however get a little dizzy and see stars sometimes....
            What do you feed to get rainbows?
            ....... pausing

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            • #7
              Originally posted by moodymaretoo View Post
              ROFLMBO
              OMG HAHAHAHAHAHAHA
              When my horse passes gas. I don't get rainbows....
              I do however get a little dizzy and see stars sometimes....
              What do you feed to get rainbows?

              Rainbow Skittles?
              What you allow is what will continue.

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              • #8
                Heck, I'm thrilled when my horse passes gas, and I don't look to see if there are rainbows and butterflies either. If he passes gas, then I'm pretty sure he isn't going to have a gas colic episode which means I don't need to give him his drugs (Banamine) and call the vet. But I'll go buy some rainbow Skittles and see if they color the gas my horse passes.

                Now me, I'd love to have a smoke - legal ones that is... Heck, it's been over 7 1/2 yrs since I've had one and I still LOVE the smell of someone lighting up!

                I love my booze as well. Don't even think of taking away my glass of wine with dinner.

                As for the little kiddies, DO NOT come to the barn, thank you. That's right in the boarding contract. Same with other people's dogs.

                May the idiot bikers hit a patch of rough gravel and fall down! Not the sensible ones though.

                AnastasiaBeaverhousen, you, my dear, may be turning over a new leaf, but I'm still the crusty old bird that I was before and I don't intend to change!
                Sue

                I'm not saying let's go kill all the stupid people...I'm just saying let's remove all the warning labels and let the problem sort itself out.

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                • #9
                  BUMP!!!!

                  I think we might have a new Anastasia....

                  I much preferred the old one.
                  Sue

                  I'm not saying let's go kill all the stupid people...I'm just saying let's remove all the warning labels and let the problem sort itself out.

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                  • #10
                    We should form an I ♥ Anastasia clique. LOL
                    I too am working on becoming a crusty bird.
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