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Just what are "Barn Buck Points"??? ...

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get some work done around here.
Nephews are off for Thanksgiving break.
I will pick them up this morning and drop them back this evening.
They have a scout meeting and I have a Board meeting.

I think the plan is to pick a corner and start ...

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My friend Cliff passed away this morning.
A very good man. He was very helpful to me..
He knew all things mechanical.
I am sad but I am also glad he did not linger long.

The benefit went very well with an excellent turnout.
Friends ...

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I hope all goes well.
We need the funds to get a special bed for Cowies. That is our priority.
Richard has an infection in both hands so he could use a healing boost of prayers.

Yesterday, Pilot and I delivered the tool box to be used as ...

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And tis going to be a long day.
Regular volunteer day plus today we give out Thanksgiving boxes and turkeys at Help Center.
And we are going to organize the silent auction items for the Cowie benefit on Saturday.

We are working at Cowies ...

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Farrier came today but no-one was long enough to be worth doing.
I can do a bit on Tex's backs.
Since that freed up the afternoon I ran to the grocery store.
Now I have tomorrow free.

It has been cloudy and drizzly for days.I am ...

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V came and we rode this afternoon.
She rode Tex and did very well.
I rode Sarcee. She hasn't been ridden for quite awhile? She was a slow pokey girl today.

Yesterday I rode Tex and Pilot rode Jet.
We went to R&C's and it was ...

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My wife wants a bracelet made from Eros' tail hair. Any recommendations?
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The weather guy was right. We have snow. Cal says it rained overnight first but I slept through it all. Yesterday, we were coming back from Vernon and there were little parallel lines in the road, in our lane. A truck with liquid calcium was somewhere ...

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Will go vote when Cal gets home from his morning run.
Whisper's leg is improving, mostly just swollen around the knee and canon bone/ankle area. She is not hurting on it. Yesterday I made her go outside and she did manage to get her heels almost ...

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Up too early.
80s and sunny for the week except for a chance of rain on Wednesday.
Chuck and Liz picked a great time for their visit. We are going to ride later this morning.
It will be beautiful with the fall colors starting to peak.

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Lucky Boy is running in the state track finals today. It is in Round Rock near Austin.

It is the one year anniversary of the Cowie explosion.

The HVFD annual fish fry is today. They were the ones to rescue Richard and Shirlene.
Richard ...

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I did not get enough sleep and it is going to be a long day.
Heading to Cowies. I thought we would be finishing the ceiling.
But the tape and float was suppose to be done yesterday and maybe texturing is happening today.
It will be interesting ...

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suppose to be this hard!
Tex seems to be the one really going after Tonto.
So Tex is staying locked up today?

I am not sure how bad Tonto's vision is so I plan to put bells on Sarcee.
She seems to be taking care of him in the pasture ...

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Horses are trying to sort out the new herd order.
Lots of kicking.

Sarcee seems to be protecting Tonto.
Tex is trying to kick him to the bottom slot.
His vision seems worse. His moon blindness is really bad.
I hated taken him out ...

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All the horses are now at SaneHaven!
We did a morning of ferrying taking Jet and Sarcee to act as escorts.
The first load back was Sarcee and Chica.
We had to convince Chica that she still knew how to trailer load.
It took a good bit of patience ...

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We went to see our friend Cliff today.
He has been battling cancer for the 5th? time.

His last radiation treatment didn't go well.
They had done radiation on his brain. And now on his spine.
He has lost mobility in his legs and as ...

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That means a long day for me.
Where did this week go so fast?

Wednesday was our ranch call with Doctor M. The M stands for marvelous. He has been with the practice for a couple years now.
Everyone got dentals, coggins and vaccs,

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I'm at the airport, got a couple hours until I depart but it's a madhouse and it's good to be at the gate early.

All seems well on the home front, by necessity. LOL

Just wanted to check in here. I didn't know Richard was ...

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Can I get off please?
Resource Meeting was at my house. A mini celebration, pre-holiday Resale volunteer appreciation lunch.
Everyone brought something it was very nice.

Ranch call with vet tomorrow. Everyone needs doing.

Maybe I can ...

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My aching legs and feet.
Too much on my feet on cement slabs?

Hunterseat be safe.
Why are they sending people to Austin?
St Croix was the only island I didn't hop when I was there.
It WAS all very beautiful. And I was hoping to ...

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Started doing Whisper up again, per vet's instructions. Some heat in her ankle when was doing her up. Today, got her trimmed, let her pace the barnyard a bit and then rode her later. She was perfect. No bad steps. When I reset her, the ankle heat ...

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I've got FEMA orders. Got them last night. I have to accept them today if I want to go. I'm going to. The Standardbred meet and greet was postponed until the 4th of Nov and I'll miss that. I guess they'll have to make it without me. I ...

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Hmmm, no new threads since Monday.
Communicated with my vet yesterday. She said to stop the poultice and black salve and go back to overnights and leg brace. Today I did an extra good job washing poultice and salve off Whisper's legs. Black salve ...

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