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My former red headed minimare *IS* coming back! -Pics & update on p. 2

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  • #21
    Have you told them you're taking her? Pick up that phone, girl!!!!!!!! The boys will do fine.

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    • #22
      Originally posted by ManyDogs View Post
      Enable enable enable enable enable enable enable enable enable enable enable enable enable enable enable enable
      ^~ more of that

      Geet da pooooneeeeeeeee
      Owned by a Paint/TB and an OTTB.
      RIP Scoutin' For Trouble ~ 2011 at 10
      RIP Tasha's Last Tango ~ 2010 at ~23
      RIP In Sha' Allah ~ 2009 too young at 5

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        #23
        We are scheduled to visit her Wednesday.
        SA Ferrana Moniet 1988-2011
        CP Trilogy 2002-2015
        My bloggity blog: Hobby Horse: Adventures of the Perpetual Newbie

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        • #24
          What a blessing to be able to get her back. She's uber cute!

          And we also want wee boys face pics too when you tell them
          <>< Sorrow Looks Back. Worry Looks Around. Faith Looks Up! -- Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.

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          • #25
            Originally posted by EquineImagined View Post
            Geet da pooooneeeeeeeee
            I said that out loud and laughed harder than necessary...I blame it on the mini-madness.
            If i smell like peppermint, I gave my horse treats.
            If I smell like shampoo, I gave my horse a bath.
            If I smell like manure, I tripped.

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            • #26
              Firefly in TX

              She is such a sweet girl, you know she was meant to be with you!
              http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v3...y/Firefly5.jpg

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              • #27
                bcody- That picture of her is frame worthy!!!

                I'm with everybody else, I can't wait to see pictures when she is all settled in at home!

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                • #28
                  Lauruffian - How exciting! I can't wait to hear how the meeting goes.

                  Peanut and Daisy have their hooves crossed.

                  StG

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                    #29
                    Thanks everyone! bcody, that's the photo you used in the ad for her when I first saw it online.

                    And bonus: It just so happens (seems to be a running theme here: "It just so happens...") that Wednesday, late morning, the vet is scheduled to come do her teeth and her shots. It will be right after our visit, so I can stay and watch to see how she does, and then ask the doc any questions I may have about her medical history over the past few years.
                    SA Ferrana Moniet 1988-2011
                    CP Trilogy 2002-2015
                    My bloggity blog: Hobby Horse: Adventures of the Perpetual Newbie

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                    • #30
                      You can see all the pieces falling into place right? Superminion, thank you! It is one of my favorite pictures.

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                        #31
                        I took the boys to visit Fly this morning. No official decision yet--I'm being good and controlling the impulse to pressure hubby--but again, things are looking good. Believe me, I'm ready to say YES, but I need to respect hubby's need to ease into decisions like this rather than pressure him. 14 years together, I've finally learned.

                        But, interestingly, hubby's surprised me in that he's talking to our eldest (Boy 1.0) about it--this morning before we left, it was "Do you remember Firefly?" Eldest, as if scripted but I promise unprompted: "Yeah, I do. I wish she was still ours." Hubby then talked with eldest a little more about it, digging gently for info and what Boy 1.0 thinks.

                        I have just a few pics for now. First of all, here we are all reunited after 3 1/2 years. Boy 2.0 was fascinating to her--she watched him everywhere he went. (Boy 2.0: "Ooh, dirt!")

                        Boy 2.0 brushing Firefly--he really wanted to when he saw how interested brother was. And what was GREAT was how little Fly is--2.0 can actually reach and brush all over her, whereas on my new boy, he can basically reach knees and hocks. You know, all the dangerous places. AND he can walk all around her, and be so very hands-on. Nice.

                        Boy 1.0 brushing Fly. Geez, can you tell what his favorite color is? Heh. He loved brushing her...only thing is, he wanted to ride her. Um...no.

                        Boy 2.0 brushing her neck. Girl was so relaxed, she actually started dozing in the cross-ties!

                        Now, there were also chickens on the property, which the boys found very interesting and exciting (Program director, after I apprehensively asked if this was okay: "Oh, it's fine; they're used to much worse,"), and as a child-friendly center, there was also a playground and a room full of toys. so there was a LOT for my boys to entertain themselves with. When I asked on the drive home what Boy 1.0 liked best about the visit, again as if scripted he said, "Brushing Firefly and petting Firefly, and leading her around, and giving her carrots." Then, a few seconds later: "Oh, and the drive home." Me: "The drive home??" Boy: "Yeah, because of all the cool construction vehicles." ...There was some major construction right by the freeway on-ramp, so there you go. But WHOO HOO all things Firefly were first on his list!

                        I know you all are dying for me to make THE decision, but I'm being good...and being good means that decision becomes more likely and more likely accepted, if that makes sense.

                        I'll keep you updated...of course!
                        SA Ferrana Moniet 1988-2011
                        CP Trilogy 2002-2015
                        My bloggity blog: Hobby Horse: Adventures of the Perpetual Newbie

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                        • #32
                          It hardly seems like it could be better. Gazing into a crystal ball... I see a trailer trip in your future.

                          Please cross my palm with silver.

                          StG

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                          • #33
                            OMG love her!!!!!!!!!!!! The photos were fantastic, thank you for sharing.
                            We couldn't all be cowboys, so some of us are clowns.

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                            • #34
                              She looks awesome! Your boys are just adorable!

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                              • #35
                                How could your husband say no after looking at the pictures??? it would be cruel... she fits in so well... please please please...Mr Lauruffian... you won't notice her, she is like a big well behaved dog who does not live at home....

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                                • #36
                                  "Hey, Martha, what do you think? Will the hubbies let us keep them when we say that they followed us home?"

                                  "Hurry, boys, hurry! Get zhose knees up! When you pay zee exclusive Chicken Run trainers to 'learn marathon', you MUST work zvery hard!"

                                  PERFECT picture for "captioning"!
                                  "Oh, sure, you may be able to take down one smurf, but mark my words: You bonk one smurf, you better be ready for a blue wave."---Bucky Katt

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                                    #37
                                    Hubby has given the okay. We're getting our mini back!

                                    We'll be driving out to pick her up next week.
                                    SA Ferrana Moniet 1988-2011
                                    CP Trilogy 2002-2015
                                    My bloggity blog: Hobby Horse: Adventures of the Perpetual Newbie

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                                    • #38
                                      Yay!!!!!
                                      <>< Sorrow Looks Back. Worry Looks Around. Faith Looks Up! -- Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.

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                                      • #39
                                        I knew it all along. Yay! Now pop over to IMHO and tell me what color to paint my house.

                                        StG

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                                        • #40
                                          Originally posted by Lauruffian View Post
                                          Hubby has given the okay. We're getting our mini back!

                                          We'll be driving out to pick her up next week.
                                          Oh good!!! Yay!!!

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