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  1. Call the town road crew. Whomever you would call...

    Call the town road crew. Whomever you would call to get your ditches cleaned or potholes fixed. They will know how far the right of way extends in your township.
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    I just saw this. I got two good years with my...

    I just saw this. I got two good years with my kitty from the point where I could see the end coming. You will enjoy her more because you are cherishing each moment but it will hurt just as bad when...
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    So those of you wearing tinted moisturizer, what...

    So those of you wearing tinted moisturizer, what are you using?

    I never leave the house (heck I don't even leave the bathroom in the a.m.) without regular Oil of Olay spf 15 and it has served me...
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    So those of you wearing tinted moisturizer, what...

    So those of you wearing tinted moisturizer, what are you using?

    I never leave the house (heck I don't even leave the bathroom in the a.m.) without regular Oil of Olay spf 15 and it has served me...
  5. Thread: Arena drags

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    If you just want to smooth and not fluff, then...

    If you just want to smooth and not fluff, then yes, a square of chain link will work fine.

    We used to have (too) deep footing outdoors and I drug with a roll of chain link with a little tail of it...
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    I don't think it matters. I don't train for any...

    I don't think it matters. I don't train for any particular discipline. I'm an ex-saddle seat rider and I enjoy using dressage principles. A little low jumping thrown in for mental breaks. The...
  7. Jingling for the nine lives to kick in. It's...

    Jingling for the nine lives to kick in.

    It's so hard to know what do to because where there is life there is hope and the decision is final.

    Jingles for your Mom
  8. My company gets you a discount on a Verizon cell...

    My company gets you a discount on a Verizon cell account. All that is required is a company ID. So I showed them mine. Which felt a little bogus because I made those myself. There is an...
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    Some of us are just trying to survive! And I'm...

    Some of us are just trying to survive!

    And I'm a brave and competant driver. It's just that none of the rest of them are.
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    I had a beloved coworker that did not wear socks...

    I had a beloved coworker that did not wear socks in his sneakers in the summer. Lord, the whole office would get rank.
  11. Most of the time, yes, they take your word for it...

    Most of the time, yes, they take your word for it on stuff like that. Unless you have a history, and your mugshot is up on the break room wall :)

    My husband is an absolute stickler on register...
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    Mark me down for stress and exhaustion shingles...

    Mark me down for stress and exhaustion shingles too. In my 30s. A few weeks ago I mentioned I was feeling the tingling again and my boss got a horrified look on his face. Hmmm... he has been nice...
  13. I don't think it sucks. On a global scale it is...

    I don't think it sucks. On a global scale it is far from being the most sucky. But it is fraught with errors, inconsistencies and outright injustices just like everything else in this world.
  14. Thread: Cold Summer

    by SmartAlex
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    I am actually beginning to appreciate it. I was...

    I am actually beginning to appreciate it. I was thinking as I drove back to the office after my barn break that normally I would not be riding mid-afternoon in July! Today was 68 degrees, sunny...
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    Since you haven't gotten any other replies,...

    Since you haven't gotten any other replies, here's my Pinterest Page with some exercises.

    http://www.pinterest.com/britalouise/riding-exercise/

    I also have this nice little book which (Holy...
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    I've actually given up wearing makeup to the...

    I've actually given up wearing makeup to the office most days because I spend my lunch hour either at the barn or the gym. It's going to get washed off one way or the other and I don't have time to...
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    I am a crier, but my boss has never made me cry...

    I am a crier, but my boss has never made me cry in almost 15 years. We've butted heads before, and I've been put in my place before, but he's a good boss and I've never felt on the verge of tears.
    ...
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    The Remaining Pet

    For those of you who have lost one member of a group of pets do you ever find that the remaining pet(s) adopt routines and mannerisms of the deceased pet?

    I've had these two female cats from the...
  19. Jingles for kitty. I can't offer any ideas that...

    Jingles for kitty. I can't offer any ideas that a vet wouldn't.
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    Oh and my nephew and his wife welcomed healthy...

    Oh and my nephew and his wife welcomed healthy twin girls this week. 6# 13 oz and 6# 5 oz. Their 3rd and 4th little girls. They are the best parents and I think they should have 20 and repopulate...
  21. I'm not a hunter/jumper rider, but when I was a...

    I'm not a hunter/jumper rider, but when I was a teenager I owned a point and shoot field hunter and I talked my Dad into letting me enter the hunter over fences class at the State Fair 4-H show. New...
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    I have the most awesome horse for a gal who just...

    I have the most awesome horse for a gal who just wants to dink around home a few times a week. I have had the best rides this week and he is gorgeous to look at.

    My step father has been so...
  23. Yes, my husband is probably the male version of...

    Yes, my husband is probably the male version of me in many ways. It's probably not as noticeable because we have a substantial age difference which changes our relationship dynamic.

    I do have a...
  24. I was thinking the same thing when I watched this...

    I was thinking the same thing when I watched this on the news this morning. Obviously we need more practice with Lethal Injections to get it right.
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    Good Lord Texas! You should see me turned loose...

    Good Lord Texas! You should see me turned loose on the Sam Houston. What a fiasco! Blonde moment of my life: I threw a dollar BILL into the toll thingy once. I happened to have a car load of...
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