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    Oct. 31, 2014, 04:15 AM
    We vote by mail here in Washington (at least in King County), and I hate it. Many people don't have locking mail boxes and it would be easy to drive...
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    Oct. 31, 2014, 03:54 AM
    If she is interested in a job at a Navy base, she could work at NAS Whidbey, and live in Coupville, Langley, Oak Harbor or Anacortes. There's not...
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    Oct. 29, 2014, 07:51 AM
    Kestrel replied to a thread Melanoma in Off Topic
    I can wear Neutrogena, Bain de Soile, and for a one-day exposure, Banana Boat. Most sunscreens will make me break out in a fine rash. It helps to put...
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    Oct. 29, 2014, 06:35 AM
    I would think that any horse or pony showing in a height or age restricted division at a show that is C rated or above (or whatever the heck system...
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    Oct. 28, 2014, 01:01 AM
    Kestrel replied to a thread Melanoma in Off Topic
    Thank you for the reminder to schedule my annual skin check. I will do so in your honor, and you can know that you reached at least one person :)
    30 replies | 922 view(s)
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    Oct. 28, 2014, 12:58 AM
    Kestrel replied to a thread Food Poisoning in Off Topic
    If you are really losing fluids through either one or both ends, you need to take in some electrolytes. You can google ORT (oral rehydration therapy)...
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    Oct. 28, 2014, 12:41 AM
    DD had the skin scratch tests done when she was a toddler, and reacted extremely strongly to penicillin and sulfa drugs. They has everything ready in...
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    Oct. 28, 2014, 12:21 AM
    -Microchips required. -Measurement once per year (must be different stewards), until the pony is 8 years old. -For pony finals, all ponies 8 and...
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    Oct. 26, 2014, 04:20 PM
    Ours went out at 9:00 last night, and is still out. So is the cable, which is even worse. We have a generator, so if the cable had been working we...
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    Oct. 25, 2014, 12:32 AM
    Kestrel replied to a thread Another school shooting in Off Topic
    The media is reporting that the gun was legally purchased by the shooter's father. Last summer, the boy had suffered a break-up with his girlfriend,...
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    Oct. 25, 2014, 12:21 AM
    I so wish I could have a kitty, but with the DH's allergies, it would have to live outside. Unfortunately, there are tons of coyotes here, and I...
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    Oct. 25, 2014, 12:15 AM
    I've heard there are places in San Francisco (the Castro District?) A friend saw some shoes she loved, and it took awhile to figure out why they only...
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    Oct. 22, 2014, 04:26 PM
    Kestrel replied to a thread Lipedema/Lipoedema in Off Topic
    Thanks for the info, quietann. I've had patients with this disease, but I don't know that any have been diagnosed. Think what it would be like to...
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    Oct. 22, 2014, 03:56 PM
    Here in Seattle there are a couple of women who came up with the idea of pop-up grocery stores in shipping containers. They can easily be moved in...
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    Oct. 16, 2014, 01:15 AM
    Thanks for doing this, Lex. My problem is that my Sony Core 17 laptop keeps popping off the internet. None of the other desktops, laptops or tablets...
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    Oct. 16, 2014, 12:42 AM
    Why can't they handle random measurement of ponies just like they do drugs? At every show where the drug testers are on the grounds, they can pull...
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    Oct. 15, 2014, 02:41 AM
    We just received the cast iron sink we ordered. We're Amazon Prime members, so free shipping!
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    Oct. 15, 2014, 01:38 AM
    Shouldn't the length of the lines be appropriate to the median size pony in the class, not the largest one? Why are they set so that the smallest of...
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    Oct. 8, 2014, 05:07 AM
    Kestrel replied to a thread Flu mist vs. shot in Off Topic
    I just got both the flu and pneumonia shots today. I'm too old for the mist. The med tech did a good job, but happened to hit a little blood vessel...
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    Oct. 3, 2014, 04:55 AM
    Kestrel replied to a thread Evil child in Off Topic
    If the violence isn't stopped before he's school aged, he may end up being expelled and will be home with Mom all day, every day. Maybe knowing that...
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    Oct. 3, 2014, 04:24 AM
    Here in the PNW it's so damp that it takes forever to get anything dry, including horses and tack. The blow dryer works on both.
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    Oct. 2, 2014, 09:14 PM
    Get a hair dryer. It really cuts down the time. Just make sure not to leave it pointed at any one place for too long. My horses seem to like it,...
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    Oct. 2, 2014, 07:10 AM
    Kestrel replied to a thread Windows 9! in Off Topic
    I'm running 8.1, and it freezes several times every day, as well as losing internet connection about every 15 minutes. None of the other machines in...
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June 10, 1957 (57)
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- * Resigned to never being much of a rider, but too stubborn to give up. * -

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